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MINISTRY OF FINANCE

(Department of Expenditure)

 (Controller General of Accounts) 

NOTIFICATION

New Delhi, the 2nd August, 2000

G.S.R. 656(E).— In exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso to article 309 of the Constitution and in supersession of the Departmentalised Accounts Service (Group 'D' posts) Recruitment Rules 1980, except as respects things done or omitted to be done before such supersession, the President hereby makes the following rules regulating the method of recruitment to Group 'D' posts in the Departmentalised Accounts Service, namely :-

1. Short title and commencement.—(1) These rules may be called the Departmentalised Accounts Service (Group 'D') Recruitment Rules, 2000.

(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2. Definitions.—In these rules unless the context otherwise requires,

(a) "Appointing authority" shall have the same meaning as it- has in the Central Civil Services (Classification, Control and Appeal) Rules, 1-965;

(b) "Cadre" means the cadres of Sweeper-Farash-Chowkidaiy Peon, Daftry, and Junior Gestetner Operator respectively. Each Ministry shall have its own separate and independent cadres of Sweeper-Farash-Chowkidar, Peon, Daftry, and Junior Gestetner Operator comprising of total number of posts, as specified in the Annexure to these rules, in the respective grades of Sweeper-Farash-Chowkidar, Peon, Daftry, and Junior Gestetner Operator;

(c) "Government" means the Government of India;

(d) "Controller General of Accounts" means the Controller General of Accounts in the Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance and includes Additional Controller General of Accounts or Joint Controller General of Accounts authorised by the Controller General of Accounts to exercise powers under these rules;

(e) "Ministry" means a Ministry in the Government of India and includes a Department of the Ministry or an Office specified in the annexure to these rules;

(f) "Schedule" means Schedule to these rules;

(g) "Service" means the Departmentalized Accounts Service (Group 'D').

3. Number of posts, classification and scale of pay.— (1) The number of said posts , their classification and scale of pay attached thereto shall be as specified in columns 2 to 4 of the Schedule attached to these rules.

4. Method of recruitment, age limit, educational qualifications, etc.— The

method of recruitment, age limit, educational qualifications and other matters relating thereto shall be as specified in columns 5 to 14 of the said Schedule

5. Transfer.—(1) A Sweeper-Farash-Ghowkidar, Peon, Daftry, and Junior Gestetner Operator shall be liable to serve in any part of India and may be transferred from one Ministry to the other in the same grade.

6. Liability of persons appointed as Peons to undergo Training as Home Guards:- Notwithstanding anything contained in these rules, every person appointed as a Peon under these rules excepting those who are physically handicapped shall undergo training as a Home Guard for a period of three

years.

7. Disqualification.— No person,-

(a) Who has entered into or contracted a marriage with a person having a spouse living; or

(b) Who, having a spouse living, has entered into or contracted a marriage with any person,

shall be eligible for appointment to the said post:

Provided that the Central government may if satisfied that such marriage is permissible under the personal law applicable to such person and the other party to the marriage, and that there are other grounds for so doing, exempt any person from operation of this rule.

8. Powers to relax.—Where the Central Government is of the opinion that it is expedient so to do, it may, by order, for reasons to be recorded in writing, relax any of the provisions of these rules with respect to any class or category of persons.

9. Savings.—Nothing in these rules shall affect reservations, relaxation of age limit and other concessions required to be provided for the Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes, Ex-Servicemen and other special categories of persons in accordance with the orders issued by the Government from time to time in this regard.

SCHEDULE

 Name
of post. 

Number
of post.

Classification.

Scale of Pay.

1

2

3

4

Sweeper-Farasln
Chowktidar.

 Peon

 

Daftry

Junior Gestetner [' i ' Operator

 

108* (2000)

 

652* (2000) 

232* (2000) 

 

4* (2000)

 

*dependent on work load

General Central Service
Group 'D' Non-Gazetted
-NonTMinisterial

General Central Service
Group 'D' Non-Gazetted
-Non-Ministerial

General Central Service
Group 'D' Non-Gazetted
-Non-Ministerial

General Central Service
Group 'D' Non-Gazetted
-Non-Ministerial

Rs.2550-55-2660-60-3200 

 

Rs.2550-55-2660-60-3200 

Rs.26 1 0-60-3 1 50-65-3540 

 

Rs.26 10-60-3 150-65-3540

 

Whether selection
cum-seniority or selection by merit
or non-selection post.

 

Whether benefit
of added years
of service
admissible under
rule 30 of Central
Civil Services
(Pension) Rules, 1972.

Age limit for direct recruits.

Educational and other qualification required for direct recruits.

6

7

8

Non-selection

No

Between 18 and 25 years. In the case of recruitment through Employment Exchange, the crucial date for determining age limit shall be last date up to which the Employment Exchange is asked to submit names.

Desirable: A pass in the primary school standard.

Non-selection No Between 1 8 and 25 years In the case of recruitment through Employment Exchange, the crucial date for determining age limit shall be last date up to which the Employment Exchange is asked to submit names. Middle school standard pass Desirable: Training in "Basic" and "Refresher" courses in Home Guards and Civil Defence.
Non-selection No Not applicable Not applicable
Non-selection No Not applicable Not applicable

 

Whether age and educational qualifications prescribed for direct recruits will apply in the case of promotees.

Period of probation, if any.

Method of Recruitment whether by direct recruitment or by promotion or by deputation/absorption and percentage of posts to be filled by various methods.

In case of recruitment by promotion/deputation/ absorption grades from which promotion /absorption/ deputation to be made.

9

10

11

12

Not applicable

2 Years

By direct recruitment through Employment Exchange

Not applicable 

Not applicable 2 Years  By direct recruitment through Employment Exchange Not applicable
No Not applicable By Promotion Promotion of Peons in the service who have rendered at least two years regular service in the grade.
No Not applicable By promotion Promotion of Daftries in the service with three years of regular service in the grade and having proficiency in operating and maintaining Gestetner machines

 

If a Departmental Promotion Committee exists, what is its composition

Circumstances in which Union Public Service Commission is to be consulted in making recruitment.

13

14

Two Senior Accounts Officer/Pay and Accounts Officer ,One Assistant Accounts Officer.

Not applicable 

Two Senior Accounts Officer/Pay and Accounts Officer. One Assistant Accounts Officer Not applicable 
Two Senior Accounts Officer/Pay and Accounts Officer. One Assistant Accounts Officer. Not applicable 
Two Senior Accounts Officer/Pay and Accounts Officer. One Assistant Accounts Officer. Not applicable '

[No. A-11020/1/99/MF. CGA(A)/Vol. 11/1347] 

U.K. MAITRA, Jt. Controller General of Accounts

ANNEXURE

SANCTIONED STRENGTH OF Group 'D'

 

Ministry/Dept 

Sweeper
Farash
Chowkidar

Peon

Daftry

Junior
Gestetner
Operator

1

Agriculture
Food Processing Industries

2

27

8

0

0

2 1 0

2.

Central Board of Direct Taxes '

0 23

1

0

3.

Central Board of Excise and Customs

1 37

23

1

4.

Chemicals and Fertilizers

0 3

0

0

5.

Civil Aviation
Tourism

2 5 4

0

6.

Mines & Minerals, Department of Coal Department of Mines f

0 3 1

0

2

44 11 0
7

Min. of Commerce & Industry 
of Department of Commerce
Department of Industry
Department of Supply

0 32

9

0

0

19

5

1

44 82

45

0

8.

Central Pension Accounting Office

2

9

0

0

9.

Environment and Forests

2 4 3 0

10.

External Affairs

0 8 4 0

11.

Information Technology

0 0 0 0

12.

Finance

1 16 13 0

13.

Consumer Affairs and Public
Distribution

6 14

8

0

14.

Human Resources Development

16

15

5

0

15.

Health and Family Welfare

1

36

12 0

16.

Home Affairs

19 57 19 1

17.

Information and Broadcasting

2 24 14 1

18

Labour

0 11 3 0

19.

Law Justice & Company Affairs

0 9 3 0

20.

Non Conventional Energy Sources

0 2 1 0

21.

Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension 

0 12 4 0

22.

Petroleum and Natural Gas

0 1 1 0

23.

Planning, Statistics and Programmes Implementation

0 10 5 0

24.

Power

3 10 0 0

25

Rural Development 

0 11 0 0

26.

Science and Technology 

0

19 0 0

27.

Steel 

0 5 2

0

28.

Surface Transport

8 12 5

0

29.

Urban Development

0 74 14

0

30

Water Resources

7 16 8 0

31.

Social Justice and Empowerment

0

0

0

0

  TOTAL 108

652

232 4

All Rules

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