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Saturday, June 27, 2009

Annual Confidential Report is not confidential hereafter

Department of Personnel and Training in OM No 21011/1/2005-Estt(A)(Pt-II), dated 14.5.2009 has issued orders to replace the exisiting ACR with Annual Performance Assessment Report (APAR). The important points mentioned in the OM are reproduced below:-

(i) The existing nomenclature of the Annual Confidential Report will be modified as Annual Performance Assessment Report (APAR).

(ii) The full APAR including the overall grade and assessment of the integrity shall be communicated to the concerned officer after the Report is complete with the remarks of the Reviewing Officer and Accepting Authority wherever such system is in vogue. Where Government servant has only one supervisory level above him as in the cse of personal staff attached to officers, such communication shall be made after the reporting officer has completed the performance assessment.

(iii) The section entrusted with the maintenance of APARs after its receipt shall disclose the same to the officer reported upon.

(iv) The concerned officer shall be given the opportunity to make any representation against the entries and the final grading given in the Report within a period of fifteen days from the date of receipt of the entries in the APAR. The representation shall be restricted to the specific factual observations contained in the report leading to assessment of the officer in terms of attributes, work output, etc. While communicating the entries, it shall be made clear that in case no representatin is received within the fifteen days, it shall be deemed that he/she has no representation to make. If the concerned APAR Section does not receive any information from the concerned officer on or before fifteen days from the date of disclosure, the APAR will be treated as final.

(v) The new system of communicating the entries in the APAR shall be made applicable prospectively only with effect from the Reporting Period 2008-09 which is to be initiated after 1st April 2009.

(vi) The competenet authority for considering adverse remarks under the existing instructions may consider the representation, if necessary, in consultatin with the reporting and/or reviewing officer and shall decide the matter objectively based on the material placed before him within a period of thirty days from the date of receipt of the representation.

(vii) The competent authority after due consideration may reject the representation or may accept and modify the APAR accordingly. The decision of the Competent Authority and the final grading shall be communicated to the officer reported upon within fifteen days of receipt of the decision of the competent authority by the concerned APAR Section.


Monday, June 22, 2009

Minor reshuffle in JTS Gr. A Cadre

Sri P N Pal SSPOs Cuttack City has been transferred as SSPOs Sundargarh. Sri L K Sethi, SSPOs Sundargarh has been posted in place of Sri Pal.

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

One modification in transfer and postings in IP cadre in Berhampur Region

Sri B.Maheswar Rao, IP, Baliguda Sub Division who has been transferred and Posted as IP, Paralakhemundi West Sub Division has now been transferred and Posted as IP, Berhampur South Sub Division vice Sri B.K.Patra

Thursday, June 4, 2009

DOPT orders regarding encashment of leave with LTC

DOPT has issued orders to permit Government servants encashment of earned leave upto 10 days at the time of availing LTC without any linkage to the number of days and the nature of leave availed while proceeding on LTC.
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Sri Banambar Sethy resumes duty

Sri Banambar Sethy on reinstatement has joined as SDI(P) Malkangiri.

Retirement of Sri S B Mahapatra, Sr. Postmaster, Bhubaneswar GPO

Sri S B Mahapatra, Sr. Postmaster Bhubaneswar GPO and CHQ President of our Association retired on 31.05.2009 A/N on superannuation.
The Circle Secretary and the Treasurer of Orissa Branch Association joined in the meeting at Bhubaneswar GPO on 30.05.2009 (Saturday) and bade him farewell. The CS spoke on the occsaion about the contribution made by Sri Mahapatra to the Dept and to the Association. On behalf of the Association, the CS wished Sri Mahapatra a long peaceful and happy retired life.

Monday, June 1, 2009

Posting in PS Gr.B Cadre on ad hoc promotion

Sri Sreekant Kar, ASP(HQ), Bhubaneswar Division has been posted as Supdt, CSD, Bhubaneswar on ad hoc promotion vice Sri M K C Patra officiating as SSPOs, Koraput.
Sri M M Mohapatra has been posted as Dy. Manager, PPP, Bhubaneswar on ad hoc promotion in place of Sri V G Krishna promoted to PS Gr.B cadre on regular basis and allotted to WB Circle.