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Government of India
Ministry of Personnel P.G & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training

North Block, New Delhi
Dated: 11.05.2018


Shri M. Krishnan,
Secretary General & Member,
Standing Committee National Council JCM,
Confederation of Central Govt. Employees & Workers,
1st Floor, North Avenue PO Building,
New Delhi.

Sub: Application of “Very Good” bench mark for grant of Financial upgradation under MACPS, regarding.

I am directed to refer to your letter No. Confdn/Genl/2016-19 dated 14.03.2018 on the above mentioned subject and to state that there is no question of allowing second opportunity of representation against the APAR which are post 2009 as these are already disclosed to the employees in APAR process. However, instructions prescribing modalities of implementation of 7th CPC recommendations for enhancing the benchmark from ‘Good’ to ‘Very Good’ in respect of promotion, is yet to be issued. The matter is under consideration.

2. This issues with the approval of Joint Secretary (E).

Yours faithfully,
(Kuldeep Chaudhary)
Section Officer
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