|Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions|
|Department of Personnel & Training|
|Administrative Vigilance Division|
|Chief Vigilance Officers(Central P.S.Us)|
GRANT OF HIGHER GRADE PAY CONSEQUENT TO THE PROFORMA PROMOTION IN THE CADRE UNDER THE NEXT BELOW RULE
(i) The officers in the rank of Additional Secretary should not be posted as CVOs.
(ii) The officers appointed in the rank of Joint Secretary and subsequently picking up promotions in their respective parent cadres to the rank of Additional Secretary should be governed by the instructions issued by the Department of Personnel and Training in its O.M.No 2/29/91-Estt. (Pay.II) dated 5th January, 1994. Accordingly, such officers will either have the option to continue in the rank of Joint Secretary (without availing of proforma promotion) for the rest of the term or revert to their parent cadre within a period of six months as prescribed in the above Office Memorandum;
(iii) In the case of officers initially appointed as CVOs either in the rank of Deputy Secretary or Director, and later on receiving offer of promotion to higher ranks in their parent cadres as Director/Joint Secretary, a proposal, if received from the concerned Administrative Ministry/Department, for allowing them to pick up the grade pay in the higher scale(Director or Joint Secretary as the case may be), can be agreed to by the Department of Personnel and Training with the approval of Secretary (Personnel)/ Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, without further reference to ACC, provided that in the case of Joint Secretary’s grade, an officer of his batch in the service to which the officer (CVO) belongs, has been empanelled to hold Joint Secretary/equivalent level post at the Centre.