Up-gradation of the pay scale for Laboratory Technicians ‘working in the DGOF Organisation
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE PRODUCTION
Subject: Up-gradation of the pay scale for Laboratory Technicians ‘working in the DGOF Organisation – Clarifications regarding
Refer OFB ID No. 044/01/15/NIE/PER/M dated 30.07.2018 & 042/BPMS/CAT/PER/M dated 25.11.2019 on the above-mentioned Subject.
2. Clarification/ comments with regard to (i) the review of ACP/MACP benefits for awarding Grade Pay Rs. 4600 to Laboratory Technicians in OFB Hospitals who has already been awarded ACP-I in the scale of Rs. 5000-8000 corresponding to Grade Pay Rs. 4200 and (ii) grant of Upgraded Pay to Laboratory Technicians who do not possess qualification as per RRs of 2005 have been examined in this Department in consultation with DoP&T and Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance. The clarifications in this respect as provided by the DOPT & concurred in by Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance are as follows
(i) Two Laboratory Technicians, whose case has been referred to the DOPT, would, be eligible to get their pay fixed as on 01.01.2006 under the CCS(RP) Rules, 2006 initially in PB-2, Grade Pay of Rs. 4200/-, being their replacement scale as they fulfill the eligibility norms under the RRs notified in 2005. Thereafter, as per para ‘5’ of the MACP guidelines, the 1st ACP earned by them in 2001 in the scale of pay of Rs. 5000-8000 (pre-revised) shall be ignored, and they would be entitled to get their pay refixed as on 01.09.2008 on grant of 1st MACP in PB-2, Grade Pay of Rs. 4600/- and further grant of 2nd MACP as on 28.04.2009/03.05.2009, on completion of 20 years of service, in PB-2, Grade Pay of Rs. 4800/-, provided they fulfil the other eligibility norms prescribed under DOPT’s OM dated 19.05.2009, as amended from time to time.
(ii) For the remaining 5 Laboratory Technicians, who do not fulfill the eligibility norms prescribed under the revised Recruitment Rules of 2005, the financial upgradation granted under the erstwhile ACP Scheme, if any, in the pre-revised Day scale of RS. 5000-8000 prior to 0.01.2006 or revised pay scale of PB-2, Grade Pay of Rs.4200/- between 01.01.2006 to 30.08.2008, as the case may be, shall be counted against their entitlement of benefits under the MACP scheme w.e.f. 01.09.2008 and they shall be eligible for only 2nd MACP on completion of 20 years of regular service and that too in PB-2, Grade Pay of Rs. 4600/-.
Deputy Secretary to the Govt. of India
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