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PS Group B DPC Selection List for the year 2021 | Promotion of Inspector (IP) line officials in Postal Services (PS) Group 'B' cadre on regular basis in Level-9 of Pay Matrix

No. 9-0612021-SPG-II Govemment of India Ministry of Communications Department of Posts (SPG-II Section)

Dak Bhavan, New Delhi - 110001 Dated: 29th August,2022


Approval of the Competent Authority is hereby conveyed for promotion of following Inspector line officials in Postal Services Group 'B' cadre on regular basis in Level-9 of Pay Matrix (7th CPC) (Rs.53,100 - Rs.1,67,800) against vacancy year 2021, after having been found 'fit' by the Departmental Promotion Committee in its meeting held on 26.08.2022

2.1 The officers, who were in service on the crucial date i.e. as on 01.01.2021 for the purpose of considering the eligibility for promotion under reference but have since retired subsequently on superannuation or otherwise, have also been included in the Select List of PS Group 'B' officers in terms of DoPT's OM No.22011/4/98-Estt.(D) dated 12.10.1988 to identifr the correct zone of consideration for the relevant Select List. However, their appointment need not be confirmed since retired persons would not be available for actual promotion from a prospective date. 

2.2 The officers from Sl. No.109 to Sl. No.116 mentioned in Para- 1 above have been promoted under Extended Panel, in lieu of those officials who are covered in the zone of consideration but retired on superannuation/retired voluntarily etc. within the same select list of the year 2021, in terms of DoPT's OM No.22011118/87-Estt(D) dated 09.04.1996. 

2.3 The above allotment has been approved by the Competent Authority in accordance with this Department letter No.9-23l2014-SPG dated 2 5.02.2020. Further, postings on promotion in respect of offrcers, who are in service, shall be issued by the respective Circles

3. The officials, against whom any punishment is current except censure and recovery of money, shall not be promoted before expiry of curency of punishment. Accordingly, the oflicers marked as (#) in Para- 1 above may be promoted only after their punishment period is over. 

3.1 In case period ofpunishment is reduced./ increased due to revision in punishment order of the ofiicial, promotion order may be issued in respect of such officers by Circle/ Circles concemed on the expiry of revised period of punishment, only after prior permission of this Office. 


(i) The promotion will be effective from the date of assumption of charge of the post ofPS Group 'B' Officer on regular basis. 

(ii) Re-allotnent requests, if any, shall not be entertained before completion of tenure as envisaged in this Directorate letter No. 9-2312014-SPG dated 25.02.2020. 

(iii) It is the oflicer's responsibility to send a copy of the charge report on assumption of charge of the PS Group B cadre issued vide this order to the Section Oflicer (SPG-II), Deparhnent of Posts, New Delhi- I I 000 1 for information and record. 

(iv) Ofticers will be relieved within 15 days from the date of issue of this order. In case, posting order from the allotted Circle is not received, the relieving Circle shall relieve the promoted offrcer and ask the oflicer to report to the allotted Circle Headquarters. 

(v) In case of offrcer (s), who is not willing to accept his/her promotion, his/her declination letter in writing duly forwarded by the Circle office should reach this Directorate within 30 days ofissue of this order. Non-assumption ofcharge after 30 days, without any valid reason, will attract appropriate action against the officer, viz. deemed declination of promotion etc. 

(vi) Inter-se-seniority of the selected officers will be fixed by Personnel Division in due course. 


5.1 The promotion ofthe offrcial should be withheld in case the official is under suspension or a charge-sheet has been issued to the ofiicial or prosecution for a criminal charge is pending against the official as per DoPT's O.M. No.22011/4/91-Estt.(A) dated 14.09.1992. In all such cases, the official should not be relieved for posting without obtaining specific orders from this office. The promotion of the omcial should not be withheld on the mere ground that disciplinary action is contemplated. 

5.2 The offrcers, other than mentioned in Para-3 above, against whom any punishment is current except censure and recovery ofmoney, shall not be promoted before expiry of currency of punishment in terms of DoPT's OM No.22034l5/2004-Estt.(D) dated 15.12.2004. A report in this regard may be submitted immediately to ADG (SPG), Department of Posts, New Delhi1 10001.


The aforesaid offrcials who have been promoted to the Postal Service Group 'B' cadre will be on probation for two years and then their suitability to hold this post will be adjudged on completion oftwo years ofprobation. Ifany official proceeds on leave for a period exceeding 30 days during this period, the probation period will be extended depending upon the period of leave. 

7. Since the Jamail Singh batch ofcases is pending in the Hon'ble Supreme Court oflndia, this promotion order shall be subject to further orders that may be passed by the Hon'ble Supreme Court in said batch of cases as envisaged in para-S of DoPT O.M. No.36012/1612019- Esttt. (Res.) dated 12th Apil 2022. Circles will ensure to include this fact in respective promotion-cum-posting orders. 

8. This order shall also be subject to outcome ofthe following Court cases: 

(a) OA No. I 67 5 /2020 frled in Hon'ble CAT Principle Bench, Delhi. 

(b) OA No. 36612021filed by Sh. Priya Ranjan vs. UoI & ors. before Hon'ble CAT, Patna Bench. 

(c) OA No. 37312021 filed by Sh. PMS Suryanarayan & anr. vs. UoI & ors. before Hon'ble CAT, Bangalore Bench. 

(d) OA No.l 146/2021 file by Sh. K. Kalimuthu (All India Association of Postal Supervisors - GL) Vs UoI & Ors before Hon'ble CAT, Chennai Bench. 

(e) Any other order by any Competent Court in any ofthe connected matters i.e. seniority, promotion etc. in IP cadre. 

9. Training:

The offrcial will be directly promoted to Postal Service Group 'B' cadre without any training for the present. However, they will have to undergo the prescribed training as and when notified by Director, Rafi Ahmed Kidwai, National Postal Academy, Ghaziabad. 

10. OPTION FOR FIXATION OF PAY: In terms of DPC guidelines, promotions are effective from a prospective date only and no notional fixation ofpay from a date prior to the date of actual promotion shall be allowed. The officers wishing to give option for choosing date for fixation ofpay under FR-22[I](a)(l) should do so within one month from the date of assumption of charge on promotion

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