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Rotational Transfer of Section Officers of CSS

Rotational Transfer for Section Officers who have completed 7 years in same Ministry/Department are eligible for transfer.

Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, has issued an OM on Rotational Transfer of Section Officers of CSS cadre and the list of eligible Officers is enclosed.


No. 6/26/2015-CS-I(S)

Government of India

Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions,

Department of Personnel & Training


2nd Floor, Lok Nayak Bhawan, Khan Market,

New Delhi -110003, the 31st August, 2015


Subject: Rotational Transfer of Section Officers of CSS – reg.

The undersigned is directed to refer to the revised Rotational Transfer Policy published in the website of this Department vide O.M. No. 21/2/2009-CS.l(P) dated 16th  July, 2015.    In terms of the RTP, Section Officers who have completed seven years or more in  the same Ministry/Department are eligible for transfer. However, officers serving in certain Ministries/ Departments have a  reduced tenure by one year prescribed for the grade. The  RTP also provides that  rotational transfer in Section Officer grade is to be carried out by 15th October of the year and the cut of date for counting the tenure is 1st  July of the year.

2.       Accordingly, a tentative list of officers who have completed the prescribed tenure of 7/6 years has been  prepared Annexure).   The list includes 250 officers. However, the number of officers due for rotational transfer in Group A and Group B is not equal.  The number of officers in Group A is  188 whereas it is only 62 officers in Group B.   In the first phase, officers equal in number in the order of tenure served in both the Groups A and B will be considered for transfer.

3. The   list   at  Annexure   does   not  include  officers  within two  years  of superannuation as on 31.10.2015 and who are likely to be promoted within one year i.e.  officers included in SOSL-2008.

4.       Ministries/Departments and officers concerned may check the information in Annexure and bring to the notice of this Department if there is any discrepancy in the list by 15.9.2015.  lf no communication is received by that date,  the information as  furnished in the list will be considered as final  and further action will be taken accordingly. The officers to be considered for rotational transfer will be finalised after correction of data if any.  Once the list is finalised,  options will be sought from the officers concerned before issue  of rotational transfer orders.

5.        The  officers  concerned   should  also  ensure  that  their  data  is complete  in all respects  in the web  based  cadre  management   system  at cscms.nic.in  If the data is not complete,  it should  be first got updated  in the system.

(V. Srinivasaragavan)

Under Secretary  to the Government  of India

Tele.: 2462 9412

Download Personnel Ministry OM No. 6/26/2015-CS-I(S) dated 31.08.2015


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