F.No.36035/3/2009-Estt.(Res.) GOVERNMENT OF INDIA Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions Department of Personnel & TrainingNorth Block ***** New Delhi, dated 10th June, 2009 OFFICE MEMORANDUM Sub: Benefit of reservation to persons with disability who acquire disability after entering into Govt. service.. The undersigned is directed to say that various Ministries/Departments have been seeking clarification whether a person who acquires disability after entering into Government service shall get the benefit of reservation in services as provided in this Department's OM No.36035/3/2004-Estt.(Res.) dated 29.12.2005.2. It is hereby clarified that the OM dated 29.12.2005 does not make any distinction between persons acquiring disability before or after entering into service. An employee who acquires disability after entering into service will be entitled to get the benefit of reservation as a person with disability as provided in the instructions contained in the above referred OM from the date he produces a valid certificate of disability.3. All Ministries/Departments etc. are requested to bring it to the notice of all establishments under their control.


Government officers on deputation as executives in public sector undertakings (PSUs) can heave a sigh of relief. After a series of representations from administrative ministries, the department of public enterprises (DPE) has tweaked pay commission recommendations for government officers serving as executives on deputation in PSUs. The Pay Revision guidelines issued in November 2008 barred such officers on deputation from taking PSU grade salaries and perks. However, a new order issued recently, reverses the guideline to the extent that it will not apply with retrospective effect. This means that government officers appointed on deputation to PSUs before the Pay Commission Recommendations notification came into force on November 26, 2008 will continue to draw their existing salaries and perks till the end of their tenure. However, officers appointed on deputation to PSUs after 26.11.2008 will not be eligible for the salaries and perks of the PSU they are with. “A number of administrative ministries including the Railways had representations to the department of public enterprises over this issue. Ministries had said that there were difficulties in implementing these with retrospective effect as not all perks can be exactly valued,” a senior DPE official told The Indian Express. The DPE had set up an anomalies committee to address the issues. The new memorandum has been issued after taking their views. In addition to this, board level officers appointed by the PSUs on recommendations of the Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB), will also be allowed to continue with the Industrial Dearness Allowance (IDA) pay scale. IDA is linked to the performance of the PSU and is enhanced if the company does well. source :

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