MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
New Delhi, dated 18.08.2010
All Indian Railways / PUs
(As per mailing list)
Reference is invited to the Board’s letter of even number dated 10.06.2009 regarding the Modified Assured Career Progression Scheme (MACPS) for the Railways Employees. Para – 13 of annexure of the scheme provides that the existing time-bound promotion Scheme, including in-situ promotion Scheme, Staff Car Driver Scheme or any other kind of promotion Scheme existing for a particular category of employees in Railways, may continue to be operational for the concerned category of employees if it is decided by the concerned administration authorities to retain such Scheme shall not run concurrently with the MACP scheme.
2. In pursuance of the decision taken in the meeting of the Departmental Council (JCM) of Departmental of Personnel & Training held on 08-05-2010 in respect Agenda item No.57.31. It has been decided in consultation with the Department of Expenditure that the benefits of the MACPS shall also be extended to the regular Staff Car Drivers of the Railways, as a fall back option, if they are unable to get promotion within the percentage based present system.
3. Para- 13 of the annexure of the MACPS accordingly stand modified to this effect. In other words, the Staff Car Driver Scheme and the MACPS shall run concurrently.
4. This issue with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.
5. Hindi Version is enclosed.
Dy.Director,Pay Commission – V
Source: Indian Railways