Cadre Review of Medical Laboratory Staff in Central Government Hospitals

Cadre Review of Medical Laboratory Staff in Central Government Hospitals approved – Department of Expenditure issues orders

F.No. 2(12)/E.III Desk/2013

Department of Expenditure

E.III Desk

Subject: Proposal for the Cadre review of Medical Laboratory Staff in 4 Central Government Hospitals.

Reference Ministry of Health and Family Welfare’s Note No. Z-28020/11/2008-PMS (Part) dated 30.01.2015 on the abovementioned subject.

2.  The proposal has been examined in this Department and the following Cadre Structure for the Laboratory Staff in 4 Central Government Hospitals is concurred to with the approval of Hon’ble Finance Minister –

Sl. No. Existing Name of Post & Pay Scales In four central hospitals(Sufdarjung Hospital & VMCC + RML Hospital + LHMC & SSK Hospital + Kalawati Saran Hospital) Existing Strength of all four Hospitals Name of Post & Pay Scales Proposed by AM Strength proposed by AM Revised Strength approved by Hon’ble FM
1. Laboratory Assistant PB-1, GP (2000, 2400, 2800)


Junior Medical Lab Technologist PB-1 GP-2800



2. Lab Technician/ Blood Bank Technician PB-1, GP 2800


Medical Lab Technologist # PB-2 GP 4200


Post of Lab Technician/ Blood Bank Technician & Technical Assistant/ Sr. Laboratory Technician/ Museum  Curator/ Senior Blood Bank Technician have been merged with a revised designation as Medical Lab Technologist324 (merged in GP 4200/-)
3 Technical Assistant/ Sr. Laboratory Technician/ Museum Curator/ Senior Blood Bank Technician PB-1 GP 2800


Senior Medical Technologist (MLT) # PB-2 GP-4600 Group-B


4 Senior Technical Assistant (Lab)/ Technical Supervisor (Lab) PB-2, GP-4200 Group B


Technical Officer (MLT) PB-2, GP-4800 Group-B


32## Revised designation of Technical Officer (MLT) in the GP of 4600
5 Junior Technical Officer/ Technical Supervisor (Lab) PB-2, GP-4600 Group-B


Senior Technical Officer # (MLT) PB-3 GP 5400


18Revised designation of Senior Technical Officer (MLT) in the GP of 4800/-
6 Chief Technical Officer (MLT) **(New grade)


Chief Technical Officer (MLT) PB-3 GP 6600 Group-A (Gazetted)

4 (one post for each hospital)

4 (one post for each hospital in GP of 5400/- in PB3 (Gazetted)
Lab Attendants* PB-1 GP 1800


Proposed to be abolished


496 (-82)

486 (-82)

* These will be gradually phased out on functional grounds

** New grade of Chief Technical Officer (MLT) for promotional avenues for Senior Technical Officer (STO) and managing the Technical supervision of four central hospitals.

#  Upgradation has been proposed to establish parity in pay scales for suitable placement as per their upgraded professional qualification.

## There is a reduction of 10 posts of Technical Office in the four central hospitals in the proportion i.e. SJH (-3) + RMLH (-4) + LHMC (-3).

3.  RRs for all these posts may be revised on priority basis as per the proposed qualifications etc. in consultation with DoP&T.

4. The Designations and the Grade Pays of all the posts may be revised as approved.

5.  As decided in the meeting held on 24.05.2015, the proposal of MoH&FW all exising Medical Laboratory staff at level 1 & 2 may be considered for promotion based on length of service based on DoP&T Guidelines.

6.  Ministry is advised to form a common cadre of all the Laboratory staff working in the four Govt. Hospitals with a new nomenclature, and service rules.

(Ravi Katyal)

Deputy Secretary (E.III Desk)

Joint Secretary (HR), MoH&FW, Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi


MoF, DoE, I.D. No. 2(12)/E.III Desk/2013 dated 06th July, 2015

Download Department of Expenditure Cadre Review Approval letter F.No. 2(12)/E.III Desk/2013 dated 06.07.2015