Seniority from date of appointment, Benefit of relaxation in age-limit also to be given, Orders issued
The State Government has sanctioned revised pay band and cadre pay scale with effect from April 1, 2013 for Adhyapak cadre working under the Panchayats & Rural Development and Urban Administration & Development departments. Besides, they will also be given seniority from the date of appointment
As per the orders, senior Adhyapaks will be given Rs. 4500-25000 pay band and Rs. 1900 cadre pay, Adhyapak 4500-25000 pay band and Rs. 1650 cadre pay and assistant Adhyapak 4500-25000 pay band and Rs. 1250 cadre pay. Adhyapaks will be given new pay scale by making 1.62 fold increase in the basic pay as on April 1, 2013, which will be rounded off to next Rs. 10.
Counting and date increment:- Pay in the pay band will be enumerated by rounding it off to next Rs. 10 and adding 3 percent of the pay and cadre pay in pay band for counting of new pay band. As a result of pay fixation with effect from April 1, 2013, the next increment of Adhyapaks will be made on October 1, 2013.
Pay fixation on increment:- In case of increment, 3 percent of pay (except cadre pay) will be included in pay and rounded off to next Rs. 10, increased cadre pay will be given.
Pay fixation on promotion:- Pay in the pay band will be fixed in the case of promotion by adding 3 percent of the existing cadre pay and rounded off to next Rs. 10.
Seniority from date of appointment
In the Adhyapak cadre, contractual school teachers are regularised in Adhyapak cadre after completing 3 years in service. From this point of view, tenure of contractual teacher is of probationary nature. Following this, he is regularised in Adhyapak cadre. Benefit of seniority is given to contractual teachers in Adhyapak cadre by considering their tenure as contractual teachers as probationary period. Now, benefit of seniority for promotion and increment will be given to contractual school teacher taking into Adhyapak cadre from the date of appointment on the basis of abilities and other conditions mentioned in the rules. For this, rules will be amended with retrospective effects.
Relaxation in age-limit
Panchayats and urban bodies come under the category of autonomous bodies. For employees of these institutions, 45 years has been fixed as the upper age limit for direct recruitment. Adhyapak cadre are the employees of Panchayats/urban bodies. Therefore, the relaxation given in age-limit by the General Administration Department in the direct recruitments by the Public Service Commission will also be given to them.