Departmental Promotion Committee (DPC) meeting to be convened within the prescribed time frame – DOPT instructions
Ministry of Personnel Public Grievances and Pensions has instructed all Departments con conduct the Departmental Promotion Committee (DPC) meeting within the scheduled time frame. DOPT has warned that delay in conducting the DPC will result in shortage of adequate man power.
Government of India .
Ministry of Personnel Public Grievances and Pensions
(Department of Personnel and Training)
North Block. New Delhi – 110001
Dated-23rd April; 2015
Subject:- Timely and. advance action in convening of Departmental Promotion
Committee meeting in terms of Model Calendar-regarding.
The undersigned is directed to state that with a view to having the approved select panels for promotion ready in advance in a time-bound manner, this Department has issued a Model Calendar for DPCs vide OM No. 22011 /9/98-Estt. (D) dated 8th September, 1998 as modified vide OM No. 22011/4/2013-Estt.(D)
dated 28.01.2015. An indicative pattern has been provided in the Model Calendar for various events involved in the pre/ post DPC related actions. All the Ministries/Departments have been impressed upon from time to time by this Department to adhere to the prescribed time-line so as to ensure that the panel is ready in time and is utilised as and when the vacancies arise during the course of the vacancy year.
2. Appointment Committee of Cabinet has viewed it seriously that the DPCs are not being convened in time. Delay in promotion affects the manpower planning and impedes the career progression of the employees. The delays .in conduct of DPC negate the very purpose of the Model Calendar for DPCs issued vide Office Memorandum No.22011/9/98-Estt.(D) dated 8th September, 1998 as modified vide OM No. 22011/4/2013-Estt.(D) dated 28/01/2015.
4. The objective of timely promotions of employees in various Ministries/Departments can be achieved only by granting the promotion in time.
5. All the Ministries/Departments are, therefore, once again advised to ensure strict compliance of instructions in order to achieve the desired objectives of timely convening of DPCs/preparation of approved select panels within the prescribed time frame.
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India
Tele. No. 23040340