Dimapur, October 15: The Government of Nagaland has notified grant of notional promotion to a Government servant exonerated in disciplinary proceedings after retirement.
An office memorandum said a Government servant who is not recommended in the panel by the original/supplementary DPC but later on is recommended in the panel by a review DPC but has since retired may be given the benefit of notional promotion with effect from the date of promotion of his immediate junior in the reviewed panel and fixation of notional pay subject to the fulfillment of certain conditions.
The conditions are that the officer who is immediate junior to the retired Government servant assumed charge of the higher post on or before the date of superannuation of the retired Government servant and that the said retired Government servant was clear from vigilance angle on the date of promotion of his immediate junior. A retired Government servant who is considered for notional promotion from the date of promotion of his immediate junior on the recommendation of a review DPC would also be entitled to fixation of pension on the basis of such notional pay.
The OM said the notional promotion, notional pay fixation and revision of pension shall be further subject to extant rules on promotion, pay fixation and CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972. Actual
increase in pension shall be given only from the date of approval of reviewed panel by the competent authority. No arrears shall be paid.
The provisions contained in the OM shall become operational from the date of issue of the OM. Past cases settled in accordance with the earlier provision shall not be reopened.
In so far as persons serving in the Indian Audit & Accounts Department are concerned, these orders issue after consultation with the Comptroller & Auditor General of India, it said. (Page News Service)