The Department of Personnel and Training (DOPT) has decided to create a grade of UDC ‘Non Functional Selection Grade’ (NFSG) in Central Secretariat Clerical Services (CSCS) cadre and Stenographer Grade ‘D’ (NFSG) in Central Secretariat Stenographers’ Services (CSSS) Cadre in the grade pay of Rs. 4,200/- in Pay Band-2 with immediate effect. All UDCs of CSCS and Stenographers Grade ‘D’ of CSSS shall be eligible for placement in the Non Functional Selection Grade on completion of 5 years of approved service as UDC/Stenographer Grade ‘D’ subject to the condition that the total number in the grade will be restricted to 30% of the sanctioned strength (i.e.1104 in the grade of UDC and 385 in Steno Grade ‘D’). All other conditions regarding placement of Officers in the respective cadres, mode of selection, APAR gradings, reserved category Officers etc. are detailed in the O.M dated 22.06.2011.
For more details, download DOPT OM No.20/49/2009-CS.II (8)dated 22.06.2011.