MACPS benefits in the promotional hierarchy – latest position reported by DOPT

MACP in promotional hierarchy

MACP in the hierarchy of next higher Grade Pay and not in promotional hierarchy – DOPT communicates the decision of CAT Calcutta

DoPT OM on the decision regarding MACPS benefit taken by Administrative Tribunal, Calcutta

MACP in promotional hierarchy instead of next higher grade pay

No. 22034/04/2013-Estt.(D)

Government of India

Ministry of Personnel Public Grievance & Pensions

Department of Personnel & Training


North Block, New Delhi

Dated: 17.05.2016

Office Memorandum

Subject References/Representations/Court Cases in various Ministries/Departments/ Organisations for grant of MACPS benefits in the promotional hierarchy- reg.


In continuation of Department of Personnel Training’s earlier O.M. of even no. dated 20.01.2016 and dated 01.03.2016 on the above mentioned subject, the undersigned is directed to forward a copy of the decision dated 28.04.2016 of Hon’ble CAT, Calcutta Bench in OA No. 351/00195/2014 filed by Shri S.H.K. Murti & Others Vs. UOI &Ors whereby the demand of the applicant for MACP in promotional hierarchy has been dismissed, for necessary action and compliance. The Hon’ble Tribunal in the aforesaid decision dated 28.04.2016 has held that the MACP benefit would be given in the hierarchy of next higher Grade Pay and not in Grade Pay of promotional hierarchy which will be payable on actual promotion.

2. All Ministries/Departments are requested to upload it on their websites for wider publicity.

(G. Jayanthi)

Director (E-1)

Phone No. 23092479

Download DoPT OM No. 22034/04/2013-Estt.(D) dated 17.05.2016