NFSG and MACP benefit for UDCs of CSCS: Rajya Sabha Q&A

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF  PERSONNEL,PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS
RAJYA SABHA
STARRED QUESTION NO-386
ANSWERED ON-20.02.2014
NFSG MACP for UDCs
386 . SHRI MOTILAL VORA

(a) whether the Ministry, vide letter no. 20/49/2009-CS-II-B dated 22nd June, 2011 has done injustice to those UDCs who have completed more than ten years of regular service in UDC Grade and got the benefit of Modified Assured Career Progression (MACP) of nearly `400/- from `2400-2800;
(b) if so, the reasons for denying them Non-functional Selection Grade (NFSG) from 1st January, 2006; and
(c) the steps taken by Government to do justice to senior UDCs who were neither granted NFSG nor MACP from the actual date of their completing the ten years of service in UDC Grade?

ANSWER
Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions and Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office. (SHRI V. NARAYANASAMY)

(a) to (c): A Statement is laid on the Table of the House.



STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PARTS(a) TO (c) OF RAJYA SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO. 386 FOR 20.2.2014 ASKED BY SHRI MOTILAL VORA REGARDING “NFSG/MACP FOR UDCs”.

(a) & (b): The Government decided to create a grade of UDC ‘Non-Functional Selection Grade (NFSG)’ in Central Secretariat Clerical Services (CSCS) in the grade pay of `4200/- in Pay Band-2 vide O.M. No. 20/49/2009-CS-II(B) dated 22.6.2011. As per the O.M. mentioned above, UDCs of CSCS with 5 years of approved Service are eligible for grant of Grade Pay of `4200/- (NFSG) subject to the condition that the total number in the grade will be restricted to 30% of the sanctioned strength. The NFSG grade came into being from the date of issue of the said O.M.
(c): Modified Assured Career Progression (MACP) Scheme came into operation w.e.f 1.9.2008. The Scheme ensures three Financial up-gradation in the immediate next higher grade pay in the hierarchy of recommended revised pay bands as given in CCS (Revised Pay) Rules, 2008 on completion of 10, 20 and 30 years of continuous regular service subject to the provisions of Scheme issued vide DOP&T O.M. No. 35034/3/2008-Estt.(D) dated 19.5.2009. MACP benefits are granted with effect from the actual date of completion of 10 years of regular service in any grade since its inception from 1.9.2008 by the concerned cadre units. The benefit of NFSG could not be availed of by the beneficiaries as the Select List 2003(extended) of UDCs of CSCS is sub-judice.

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