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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).- ln exercise of the powers contierred by the
proviso to article 309 of the Constitution and in supersession of the
Departmentalised Accounts Service {Group ‘D’ posts) Recruitment Rules I980,
except as respects things done or omitted to be done before such supersession,
the President hereby makes the follo\.-ving rules regulating the method of-
reeruitment to Group ‘D' posts in the Departmentalised Accounts Service,
namely :- _
1. Short title and com|nt'neement.------(l) These rules may be called the
Departinentalise-d 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.~—~ln 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. @651
(b) “Cadre' means the cadres of Sweeper-Farash—ChoWkidar, Peon,
Danny, and Junior (iestetner Operator respectively. Each Ministry shall have its
own separate and independent cadres ot' Sweeper-Farash-(‘howltidar, Peon,
Dattry, and Junior Gestetner Operator comprising of total number ot‘ posts. as
specified in the Annexure to these rules, in the respective grades ot‘ Sueeper-
Farash-Chot-vkitlar, Peon. Dat‘try. 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 3 Depart-
ment ofthe Ministry or an Office specified in the annexure to these rules,

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(t) “Schedule” means Schedule to these rules;
(g) “Service” means the Departmentalised Accounts Service (Group ‘D’).
3. Number of posts, classification and scale of pay.— (I) The number of
said posts , their classification and scale of pay attached thereto shall be as,
specified in columns 2 to 4 ofthe Schedule attached to these rules.
4. Method of recruitment, age limit, educational qualifications, eter— The
method of recruitment, age limit, educational qualifications and other matters
relating thereto shall be as specified in columns 5 to 14 ofthe said Schedule
5. Tamra—(1) A Sweeper-Farash-Chowkidar, 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
Guardsz- 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
IPEII'I)’ to the marriage, and that there are other grounds for so doing, exempt any
person From operationot‘this rule.
8. Powers to relax.—Where the Central Government is of the opinion that it is expe-
dient 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.

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ANNEXURE
- SANCTiONEDd'STRENG'l-H OF Group ‘D'
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MmlstrytDept‘ Fsafigfier Peon . Daftry (Bigger
_ Chowkidar operator
1, Agriculture 2 27 8 0
Food Processing industries J 0 2 1 0
2. Central Board of Direct Taxe_s__ O ' 23 1 0
3-. Central Board of Excise and Customs 1 37 23 1 .
4. Chemicals and Fertilizers 0 3 O 1 0
5.- Civil Aviatiori‘ H 2 5 4 0
T0urisrn JL
‘6‘ Mines & Minerais‘ Deioartment of Goal 0 3 1 0
Department of Mines 2 441 11 U
7. Min. of Comrnerce & Industry
Department of Commerce 0 32 9 0
Department of Industry 0 19 5 1
Departmentof§upp1y _ 44 ' 82 45 0
-8. Central PensionnAccounting'Dftice 2 9 0 0
9. Environment and Forests 2- 4 3 0
_10. External Affairs-_ ' 0 8 4 0
1T—Inforrnation Tiechnoiogy 0 0 . - O O
121 Finance“ ' 1 16 13 o
13. Consumer Affairs and P'nbtic 6 14 8 0
Distribution *
14f Hurnan Resources Development 6 15 5 0
. 15‘ Health-andFamily-Welfare 1 36 12 O
['16. Home Affairs-
_ 19 57 19 1
17—. Information and Broadcasting 2 . 24 14 1
1s. E'bbur __ _ O 11 3 0
19‘ Lawr Justice 8 Company Affairs. 0 9 3 T O
20. Nonggnventionai_Energy Sooirces O ‘i 2 1 '8'“
1. Personnel Public-Gfieirances and 0 j 12 j 4 ' ‘6‘;
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