Seeking ex-post facto concurrence for extension of deputation – Overstay while on Deputation
No.2/3/ 2009-CS.I (U)
Government of IndiaDepartment of Personnel, P.G. and Pensions(Department of Personnel & Training)Khan Market, Lok Nayak Bhavan.New Delhi, dated 1st November, 2013.OFFICE MEMORANDUM
Subject: Seeking ex-post facto concurrence for extension of deputation –All Ministries/ Departments are aware CS.I Division, DoPT is the cadre controlling authority for CSS Officers. Grant of cadre clearance inter-alia for deputation in respect of US and above level officers of CSS is centralized in CS.I Division. CSS Officers of these levels can proceed on deputation only after obtaining cadre clearance by this Department. Extension of deputation beyond the initial period of deputation also requires prior concurrence of this Department. However, there are instances where concurrence of this Department has been sought for extension in deputation much after the expiry of initial period of deputation.
2. In this regard attention is invited to this Department’s O.M. No. 6/8/ 2009- Estt (Pay-II) dated 1st March 2011 (copy enclosed) wherein it has been stipulated that deputationist officer is deemed to have been relieved on the date of expiry of the deputation period unless the competent authority has with requisite approvals, extended the period of deputation, in writing, prior to the date of its expiry.3. All the Ministries/ Departments are requested to strictly follow the instructions of this Department governing deputation and desist from seeking ex- post facto concurrence for extension in deputation.sd/-(Utkarsh R Tiwaari)Director (CS.I)
Overstay while on deputationNo. 6/8/2009-Estt (Pay-II)Government of IndiaMinistry of Personnel, Public Grievances & PensionsDepartment of Personnel & TrainingDated 1st March, 2011OFFICE MEMORANDUM
Subject: Overstay while on deputation.Undersigned is directed to refer to this Departments OM of even number dated the 17th June, 2010 and to say that as per existing instructions no extension in deputation beyond the fifth year is allowed. Further, as per the OM No.14017/30/2006-Estt (RR) dated the 29th November, 2006, the deputationist officer is deemed to have been relieved on the date of expiry of the deputation period unless the competent authority has with requisite approvals, extended the period of deputation, in writing, prior to the date of its expiry. It is observed that despite these clear instructions, proposals for regularization of overstay of officers on deputation beyond the five year period continue to be received in the Department. It is reiterated that it will be the responsibility of the immediate superior officer to ensure that the deputationist does not overstay. In the event of the officer overstaying for any reason whatsoever, he/she is liable to disciplinary action and other adverse Civil/Service consequences which would include the period of unauthorised overstay not being counted for service for the purpose of pension and that any increment due during the period of unauthorized overstay being deferred with cumulative effect, till the date on which the officer rejoins his parent cadre.2. All Ministries/Departments may please note that henceforth no ex-post facto approval for regularization of overstay on deputation would be allowed.sd/-(Mukesh Chaturvedi)Deputy Secretary to the Government of India