Minutes of the meeting held under the chairmanship of Shri Sanjay Kothari, Secretary, DOP&T on 14.03.2016 to consider the cases of inter cadre deputation/ inter cadre transfer / extension in inter cadre requiring relaxation of provision(s) of the guidelines.
A meeting was held on 14.03.2016 under the Chairmanship of Secretary(P) to consider the cases of inter cadre deputation/ inter cadre transfer / extension in inter cadre deputation period requiring relaxation of provision(s) of the guidelines. The member of the committee AS(S&V) & EO&AS were also present. Further, Director (AIS) & US(S-III) were also present to assist the Committee in the meeting.
The Committee took note of the Action Taken Report on the minutes of the previous meeting held on 09.03.2016. As such no fresh proposal was received, the Committee considered the following Table Agenda in the meeting and recommended as under:-
Case 1: Representation for inter cadre transfer by Mr. P. Parthiban, IAS (AGMUT:11) and Ms. Nisha Parthiban, IPS (TN:11) to a common cadre on the grounds of marriage
The matter was also discussed by the Committee in its meeting held on 02.02.2016 that either of the officers can't opt for the cadre of the spouse being their respective home cadres as per the extant policy. The Committee recommended that in such cases, a choice to the officers to choose the immediate next cadre opted by the officer in the detailed application form submitted to UPSC below the present cadre allotted may be provided.
The officers were requested to convey their choice accordingly. However, they have not conveyed their preference till date. The Committee after detailed deliberations recommended that the officers may again be asked to convey their choice within a week. In case of non receipt of preference within the stipulated time from the concerned officers, the request for inter cadre transfer may be treated as withdrawn.
Case 2: Inter cadre transfer of Indian Administrative Service Officers appointed against vacancies reserved for Physically Handicapped (PH) category.
The Committee after detailed deliberations decided that the level of extreme hardship faced by an IAS officer appointed against vacancies reserved for Physically Handicapped (PH) category in their allocated cadre may be ascertained from concerned States also and then brought before the Committee for consideration.