* राजभाषा विभाग को सौंपे सुझावों में एसोसिएशन ने सहायक निदेशक की सीधी भर्ती की बजाए विभागीय परीक्षा का प्रस्ताव किया। *शेष तदर्थ सहायक निदेशकों के नियमितीकरण और कुछ वरिष्ठ अनुवादकों की पदोन्नति के प्रयास जारी *श्री टी एम थॉमस मामले के संदर्भ में,एसोसिएशन ने 01.01.2006 से कनिष्ठ अनुवादकों का ग्रेड-पे 4600 रुपए करने की मांग को लेकर वकील से भिजवाई गई नोटिस विभाग में विचाराधीन।

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

संवर्ग के लिए सुझाव सौंपे गए; सहायक निदेशक के लिए विभागीय परीक्षा की मांग

साथियो, 
राजभाषा संवर्ग की बेहतरी के लिए विभाग द्वारा आमंत्रित सुझावों के संदर्भ में पिछली दो पोस्टों पर प्राप्त टिप्पणियों और सभी संबंधित पक्षों से मिले सुझावों के आधार पर एसोसिएशन ने राजभाषा विभाग को प्रस्ताव सौंप दिया है। इसमें सहायक निदेशक के पद पर भर्ती के लिए सीधी परीक्षा की बजाए, सीमित विभागीय प्रतियोगिता परीक्षा आयोजित करने का सुझाव भी शामिल है जो अनुवादकों की एक लम्बी मांग रही है। इस मामले पर आगे भी पहल जारी रहेगी ताकि भविष्य की प्रतियोगिता परीक्षाओं के लिए हमारे अनुवादक साथी ही पात्र हो सकें और अनुवाद की पृष्ठभूमि वाले लोग ही संवर्ग में अधिकारी बन सकें। समग्र प्रस्ताव आप सबके संज्ञान के लिएः

To
The Under Secretary
Department of Official Language
Ministry of Home Affairs

Subject: Submission of suggestions on draft Recruitment Rules

Sir,
With reference to Department of Official Language’s O.M No.01/01/2016-O.L (Service) dated 13 January’ 2017, suggestions of Central Secretariat Official Language Translators Association on draft Recruitment Rules of Central Secretariat Official Language Service Cadre are enclosed herewith as per Annexure ‘A’ to this letter.

2. Photocopies of various recruitment rules (existing or being proposed for amendment) providing the qualifying service in following cases are enclosed herewith as per annexure “B” to “J” to this letter for your kind perusal please : 

a) combined regular service in the grades of Mechanic Grade- I and Mechanic Grade-II for promotion to the post of Foreman in the Central Ground Water Board, Ministry of Water Resources. (Annexure ‘B’) 

b) combined regular service in the grades of Superintendent and Assistantfor promotion to the post of Passport Granting Officer in Ministry of External Affairs. (Annexure ‘C’) 

c) combined regular service in the grades of Assistant Meteorologist Gr. I and Assistant Meteorologist Gr. II for promotion to the post of Scientific Officer- I in India Meteorological Department (IMD). (Annexure ‘D’) 

d) combined regular service in the grades of Personal Assistant and Stenographer Gr. III for promotion to the post of Private Secretary in Indian Council of Agricultural Research(ICAR). (Annexure ‘E’) 

e) combined regular service in the grades of Office Superintendent and Assistant/Head Clerk for promotion to the post of Establishment and Accounts Officer in Survey of India. (Annexure ‘F’) 

f) combined regular service in the grades of Sub Divisional Officer Grade-l and Sub Divisional Officer Grade-Il for promotion to the post of Assistant Defence Estate Officer in Ministry of Defence. (Annexure ‘G’) 

g) combined regular service in the grades of Junior Time Scale (JTS) and Programme Executive/equated categories for promotion to the post of Senior Time Scale (STS) in PrasarBharati, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. (Annexure ‘H’) 

h) combined regular service of three grades i.e.Senior Court Clerk Grade-I, Senior Court Clerk Grade-II and Court Clerk in level 2 for promotion to the post of Assistant (Legal) in Department of Legal Affairs ; and (Annexure ‘I’) 

i) combined regular service in the grades of Assistant Library & Information Officer and Library & Information Assistant for promotion to the post of Library & Information Officer in Archaeological Survey of India. (Annexure ‘J’) 

Thanking you,
Yours sincerely,
(Dinesh Kumar Singh)
President

 Annexture ‘A’ 
Suggestions of Central Secretariat Official Language Service Translators Association on draft Recruitment Rules: 
The present scenario of CSOLS Cadre reflects that regular promotions in the grades of Assistant Director for vacancy year 2008 - 09 to 2014 15 (consecutive 07 years) and Joint Director for vacancy year 2011-12 to 2014-15(consecutive 04 years) were made by late DPCs. Similarly, more vacancies in the grades of Senior Translator for vacancy year 2011-12 to 2015-16 (consecutive 05 years), Deputy Director for vacancy year 2011-12 to 2015-16 (consecutive 05 years) or/and for vacancy year 2016-17 to 2020-21 (consecutive 04 years) and Director for vacancy year 2016-17 to 2019-20 (consecutive 04 years) will be filled up by late DPCs. Reason for this is totally administrative failures which included delay in making promotions in feeder grade and even next two grades below feeder grade, not framing recruitment rules during 6th CPC period/delay in finalisation of recruitment rules, non-holding DPCs in time etc. 

As a result of administrative failures, now the incumbents of feeder posts are not possessing minimum qualifying service in their present grades for promotion. On the other hand minimum qualifying service as prescribed in draft Recruitment Rules will not meet the requirement of the cadre at all like recent framed Recruitment Rules-2015 mainly for promotion to the post of Joint Director and Director. Hence, the Association hereby gives the following suggestions on draft Recruitment Rules mainly to make the incumbents of feeder posts eligible for their promotions :- 

1. Strength in the grades of Director and Joint Director may be kept combined and to this effect, the following para may be inserted below SCHEDULE-1.(in line with CSS cadre and AFHQ cadre) 
“The promotions in the grades of Director and Joint Director shall be carried out within the overall ceiling of regular 54 posts with inter-se flexibility and further ceiling of 18 posts in Director grade.” 

Logic: In case eligible Joint Directors do not become available for promotion to the post of Director, then equal nos. promotions against unfilled vacancies of Director can be made in the grade of Joint Director within overall ceiling of regular 54 posts from amongst the Deputy Director and as soon as so newly promoted Joint Directors achieve minimum qualifying service, they (senior most) will be promoted as Director subject to ceiling of 18 posts. 

Benefits: All vacancies at the level of Director and Joint Director will remain fulfilled within overall ceiling of regular 54 posts. Besides, Duties and responsibilities of Directors can be assigned to Joint Directors. By doing so, implementation of official language policy at the level of Director will not be hampered and chain effect of such promotions will soon come downward. The insertion of above para is enclosed as Schedule-1: 

2. Minimum qualifying service for promotion to the post of Joint Director should be prescribed as under: (Schedule III, serial No. 2, column No. 5 for Joint Director refers) 

“From amongst Deputy Directors having five years regular service in level-11 of Pay Matrix (pre revised Pay Band-3, Rs. 15600-39100/- with Grade Pay of Rs. 6600/-), 

failing which Deputy Directors having seven years combined regular service in the grades of Deputy Director in the Level-11 of Pay Matrix (pre revised Pay Band-3, Rs15600-39100/- with Grade Pay of Rs. 6600/-) and Assistant Director in level-10 of Pay Matrix (pre revised Pay Band-3, Rs. 15600-39100/- with Grade Pay of Rs. 5400/-) with minimum of two years regular service in the grade of Deputy Director in the Level-11 of Pay Matrix (pre revised Pay Band-3, Rs. 15600-39100/- with Grade Pay of Rs. 6600/-), 

failing which Deputy Director having ten years combined regular service in the grades of Deputy Director in the Level-11 of Pay Matrix (pre revised Pay Band-3, Rs. 15600-39100/- with Grade Pay of Rs. 6600/-), Assistant Director in level-10 of Pay Matrix (pre revised Pay Band-3, Rs. 15600-39100/- with Grade Pay of Rs. 5400/-) and Senior Translator in level-7 of Pay Matrix (pre revised Pay Band-2, Rs. 9300-34800/- with Grade Pay of Rs. 4600/-)with minimum of two years regular service in the grade of Deputy Director in the Level-11 of Pay Matrix (pre revised Pay Band-3, Rs. 15600-39100/- with Grade Pay of Rs. 6600/-), 

failing which Deputy Director in the Level-11 of Pay Matrix (pre revised Pay Band-3, Rs15600-39100/- with Grade Pay of Rs. 6600/-) having twenty five years combined regular service in different grades of “Central Secretariat Official Language Service ” 
Logic: A majority of officers those are presently serving as Assistant Director (regular and adhoc) and Deputy Director (regular and adhoc) will retire up to the year 2020-21. Besides, present senior most Senior Translators those are in zone of consideration for promotion to the post of Assistant Director against the vacancies of the year 2015-16 have also already completed almost 25 years long service with remaining only 7-8 years of service to render. These all existing officers will never (repeat never) possess minimum qualifying service as mentioned in the draft recruitment rules for promotion to the post of Joint Director. Hence, the vacancies of Joint Director will again remain unfilled in the years to come. 

Benefits: All vacancies at the level of Director and Joint Director will remain fulfilled within overall ceiling of regular 54 posts. Besides, Duties and responsibilities of Directors can be assigned to Joint Directors. By doing so, it will not hamper the implementation of official language policy at the level of Director and chain effect of such promotions will soon come downward.   

3. Minimum qualifying service for promotion to the post of Deputy Director should be prescribed as under: (Schedule III, serial No. 3, column No. 5 for Deputy Director refers)
‘From amongst Assistant Directors having five years regular service in level-10 of Pay Matrix (pre revised Pay Band-3, Rs. 15600-39100/- with Grade Pay of Rs. 5400/-), 

failing which Assistant Directors having seven years combined regular service in the grades of Assistant Director in the Level-10 of Pay Matrix (pre revised Pay Band-3, Rs. 15600-39100/- with Grade Pay of Rs. 5400/-) and Senior Translator in level-7 of Pay Matrix (pre revised Pay Band-2, Rs. 9300-34800/- with Grade Pay of Rs. 4600/-) with minimum of two years regular service in the grade of Assistant Director in the Level-10 of Pay Matrix (pre revised Pay Band-3, Rs. 115600-39100/- with Grade Pay of Rs. 5400/-).’ 
Note: As per DOPT’s Office Memorandum No. AB.14017/48/2010-Estt..(RR)dt.31st December, 2010(para 3.12.2), period of qualifying service from Grade Pay R. 4600 to Rs.6600 is seven years, therefore seven years combined regular service in the grade of Senior Translator (GP: Rs.4600/-) and Assistant Director has also been suggested for promotion to the post of Deputy Director (GP: Rs. 6600/-).in failing which condition. 

Logic: After fulfilling all 36 posts of joint director by promotion from the select list of Deputy Director which is under consideration in the department at present, more than 70 posts of Deputy Director will remain unfilled right from now till the year 2021 because all existing incumbents of its feeder post i.e. Assistant Director including senior most are having only 11 months of regular service in present grade as per the order of DOPT and they will never (repeat never) possess minimum qualifying service as mentioned in the draft recruitment rules for promotion to the post of Deputy Director. 
Benefits: All vacancies at the level of Deputy Director will remain fulfilled at all times and incumbents of these vacancies will further achieve minimum qualifying service for their next promotion to the post of Joint Director otherwise future vacancies of Joint Director will again remain unfilled. Besides, implementation of official language policy at the level of Deputy Director will not be hampered and chain effect of such promotions will soon come downward. 

4. (A) Initiation to change the nomenclature of Junior Translator and Senior Translator as Junior Translation Officer and Senior Translation Officer respectively is highly appreciable. This modification will certainly lift the spirit and morale of Translators. Here it is pertinent to note that though translation is main function of Junior and Senior Translators, yet they contribute significantly in the implementation of the Official Language Policy of the Union. Hence, the word ‘Official Language’ in place of the word ‘Translation’ will be more apt and expressive to portray bonafide characteristics of the functionalities being carried out by Junior and Senior Translators. Accordingly, the Association seeks the rechristening of Junior Translator and Senior Translator as follow:-
(i) Junior Translator – Official Language Officer 
(ii) Senior Translator – Senior Official Language Officer 

Before the proposal to this effect is submitted to DOPT, the approval of the Internal Finance of the Administrative Ministry i.e. Ministry of Home Affairs is required. The same may please be obtained beforehand if it has not been obtained. 
(B) To add, as the nature of duty assigned to Junior and Senior Translator is identical, the rationale behind the two posts for the similar work is non-existent. As in the case of other cadres, where posts carrying similar duties have been merged, the case of merger of two posts of Junior and Senior Translator in the CSOLS Cadre is fit and justified. And the merged posts may be renamed as ‘Official Language Officer’

5. Introduction of Limited Departmental Examination for the post of Assistant Director: The extant RRs provide for 25% induction of Assistant Directors through direct examination to be conducted by UPSC. As the direct recruitment has resumed after a lapse of nearly two decades, in the interregnum period a large number of Translators has gone past the prescribed age limit i.e 35 years+5 years by virtue of experience in the Govt. offices. Our submission is that translation is not such a stream as requires direct recruits for effective, efficient and swift delivery of work as in the case of administrative post. Rather a subtle and perfect translation can be expected from a veteran and experienced person. In the same vein, it is submitted that due to acute stagnation at the level of Senior Translators, a pall of gloom has descended on their careers leading to their sinking confidence and morale. 

Almost each and every cadre has a provision for limited departmental examination so as to give their eligible and promising people an opportunity to elevate their careers and serve in better way. 

Keeping in view the above, the Association places on record an earnest request to firm up a proposal of replacing 25% DR element by 25% LDCE, to be submitted to DOPT for the necessary changes in RRs. That will serve dual purpose of attracting proficient Assistant Directors as well as granting a career progression avenue to otherwise stagnated translators. 

 *******

Wednesday, 8 February 2017

राजभाषा विभाग के लिए सुझावों का खाका तैयार

साथियो, 
राजभाषा विभाग के दिनांक 13 जनवरी,2017 के कार्यालय-ज्ञापन के संदर्भ में, संवर्ग की बेहतरी के लिए आप सबसे सुझाव आमंत्रित किए गए थे। इस संबंध में लिखित और मौखिक रूप से प्राप्त सुझावों तथा कई संबंधितों से चर्चा के बाद,राजभाषा विभाग को निम्नानुसार सुझाव दिए जाने का प्रस्ताव हैः
The present scenario of CSOLS Cadre reflects that regular promotions in the grades of Assistant Director for vacancy year 2008 - 09 to 2014 15 (consecutive 07 years)and Joint Director for vacancy year 2011-12 to 2014-15(consecutive 04 years)were made by late DPCs. Similarly,  more vacancies in the grades of Senior Translator for vacancy year 2011-12 to 2015-16 (consecutive 05 years), Deputy Director for  vacancy year 2011-12 to 2015-16(consecutive 05 years)or/and for  vacancy year 2016-17 to 2020-21 (consecutive 04 years)and Director for vacancy year 2016-17 to 2019-20 (consecutive 04 years) will be filled up by late DPCs. Reason for this  is totally  administrative failures which included  delay in making promotions in feeder grade and even next two grades below  feeder grade, not framing recruitment rules  during 6th CPC period/delay in finalisation of recruitment rules, non-holding  DPCs in time etc. 
As a result of administrative failures, now  the incumbents of feeder posts are not possessing minimum qualifying service in their present grades for promotion. On the other hand minimum qualifying service as prescribed in draft Recruitment Rules will not meet the requirement of the cadre at all like recent framed Recruitment Rules-2015 mainly for  promotion to the post of Joint Director and Director. Hence, the Association hereby gives   the following suggestions on draft Recruitment Rules mainly to make the incumbents of feeder posts eligible for their  promotions :- 


1.         Strength in the grades of Director and Joint Director may be  kept combined  and to this effect, the following para may be inserted below SCHEDULE-1.(in line with CSS cadre and AFHQ cadre)

“The promotions in the grades of Director and Joint Director shall be carried out within the overall ceiling of regular 54 posts with inter-se flexibility and further ceiling of 18 posts in Director grade.”
Logic: In case eligible Joint Directors do not become available for promotion to the post of Director, then equal nos. promotions against unfilled vacancies of Director can be made in the grade of Joint Director within overall ceiling of regular 54 posts from amongst the Deputy Director and as soon as so newly promoted Joint Directors achieve minimum qualifying service, they (senior most) will be promoted as Director subject to ceiling of 18 posts.
Benefits:All vacancies at the level of  Director and Joint Director will remain fulfilled within overall ceiling of regular 54 posts. Besides, Duties and responsibilities of Directors can be assigned to Joint Directors. By doing so, implementation of official language policy at   the level of Director will not be hampered and chain effect of such promotions will soon come downward.

The insertion of above para will be as under:

The promotions in the grades of Director and Joint Director shall be carried out within the overall ceiling of regular 54 posts with inter-se flexibility and further ceiling of 18 posts in Director grade.
2. Minimum qualifying service for promotion to the post of Joint Director should be prescribed as under: (Schedule III, serial No. 2, column No. 5 for Joint Director refers)


“From amongst Deputy Directors having five years regular service in level-11 of Pay Matrix (pre revised Pay Band-3, Rs. 15600-39100/- with Grade Pay of Rs. 6600/-),
 failing which Deputy Directors having seven years combined regular service   in the grades of Deputy Director in the Level-11 of Pay Matrix (pre revised Pay Band-3, Rs15600-39100/- with Grade Pay of Rs. 6600/-) and Assistant Director  in level-10 of Pay Matrix (pre revised Pay Band-3, Rs. 15600-39100/- with Grade Pay of Rs. 5400/-) with minimum of  two years regular  service in the grade of Deputy Director in the Level-11 of Pay Matrix (pre revised Pay Band-3, Rs. 15600-39100/- with Grade Pay of Rs. 6600/-),
failing which Deputy Director having ten years combined regular service   in the grades of Deputy Director in the Level-11 of Pay Matrix (pre revised Pay Band-3, Rs. 15600-39100/- with Grade Pay of Rs. 6600/-), Assistant Director  in level-10 of Pay Matrix (pre revised Pay Band-3, Rs. 15600-39100/- with Grade Pay of Rs. 5400/-) and Senior Translator in  level-7 of Pay Matrix (pre revised Pay Band-2, Rs. 9300-34800/- with Grade Pay of Rs. 4600/-)with minimum of  two years regular  service in the grade of Deputy Director in the Level-11 of Pay Matrix (pre revised Pay Band-3, Rs. 15600-39100/- with Grade Pay of Rs. 6600/-),
failing which Deputy Director in the Level-11 of Pay Matrix (pre revised Pay Band-3, Rs15600-39100/- with Grade Pay of Rs. 6600/-) having twenty five years combined regular service   in different grades of “Central Secretariat Official Language Service ”


Logic:A majority of officers those are  presently serving as Assistant Director (regular and adhoc)  and Deputy Director  (regular and adhoc) will retire up to the year 2020-21. Besides,  present senior most Senior Translators  those are in zone of consideration for promotion  to the post of Assistant Director against the vacancies of the year 2015-16 have also already completed almost 25 years long service with remaining only 7-8 years of service to render. Thease all existing officers will never (repeat never) possess minimum qualifying service as mentioned in the draft recruitment rules for promotion to the post of Joint Director. Hence, the vacancies of Joint Director will again remain unfilled in the years to come.

Benefits:  All vacancies at the level of Director and Joint Director will remain fulfilled within overall ceiling of regular 54 posts. Besides, Duties and responsibilities of Directors can be assigned to Joint Directors.  By doing so, it will not hamper the implementation of official language policy at   the level of Director and chain effect of such promotions will soon come downward.

3.  Minimum qualifying service for promotion to the post of Deputy Director should be prescribed as under: (Schedule III, serial No. 3, column No. 5 for Deputy Director refers)
‘From amongst Assistant  Directors having five years regular service in level-10 of Pay Matrix (pre revised Pay Band-3, Rs. 15600-39100/- with Grade Pay of Rs. 5400/-),
 failing which Assistant Directors having sevenyears combined regular service   in the grades of Assistant  Director in the Level-10 of Pay Matrix (pre revised Pay Band-3, Rs. 15600-39100/- with Grade Pay of Rs. 5400/-) and Senior Translator in  level-7 of Pay Matrix (pre revised Pay Band-2, Rs. 9300-34800/- with Grade Pay of Rs. 4600/-) with minimum of  two years regular  service in the grade of Assistant Director in the Level-10 of Pay Matrix (pre revised Pay Band-3, Rs. 115600-39100/- with Grade Pay of Rs. 5400/-).
failing which Assistant Directors having fifteenyears combined regular service   in the grades of Assistant  Director in the Level-10 of Pay Matrix (pre revised Pay Band-3, Rs. 15600-39100/- with Grade Pay of Rs. 5400/-), Senior Translator in  level-7 of Pay Matrix (pre revised Pay Band-2, Rs. 9300-34800/- with Grade Pay of Rs. 4600/-) and Junior Translator in  level-6 of Pay Matrix (pre revised Pay Band-2, Rs. 9300-34800/- with Grade Pay of Rs. 4200/-)  with minimum of  two years regular  service in the grade of Assistant Director in the Level-10 of Pay Matrix (pre revised Pay Band-3, Rs. 115600-39100/- with Grade Pay of Rs. 5400/-)’
failing which Assistant Director in the Level-10 of Pay Matrix (pre revised Pay Band-3, Rs15600-39100/- with Grade Pay of Rs. 5400/-) having twenty years combined regular service   in different grades of  “Central Secretariat Official Language Service ”

Logic:After fulfilling all 36 posts of joint director by promotion from the select list of Deputy Director which is under consideration in the department at present, more than 70 posts of Deputy Director will remain unfilled right from now till the year 2021 because all existing incumbents of  its feeder post i.e. Assistant Director including senior most are having only 11 months of regular service in present grade  as per the order of DOPT and they will never (repeat never) possess minimum qualifying service as mentioned in the draft recruitment rules for promotion to the post of Deputy Director.

Benefits:All vacancies at the level of Deputy Director will remain fulfilled at all times and  incumbents of these vacancies will further achieve minimum qualifying service for their next promotion to the post of Joint Director otherwise future vacancies of Joint Director will again remain unfilled. Besides, implementation of official language policy at   the level of Deputy Director will not be hampered and chain effect of such promotions will soon come downward.
4. (A)   Initiation to change the nomenclature of Junior Translator and Senior Translator as Junior Translation Officer and Senior Translation Officer respectively is highly appreciable. This modification will certainly lift the spirit and morale of Translators. Here it is pertinent to note that though translation is main function of Junior and Senior Translators, yet they contribute significantly in the implementation of the Official Language Policy of the Union. Hence, the word ‘Official Language’ in place of the word ‘Translation’ will be more apt and expressive to portray bonafide characteristics of the functionalities being carried out by Junior and Senior Translators. Accordingly, the Association seeks the rechristening of Junior Translator and Senior Translator as follow:-

(i)                 Junior Translator – Official Language Officer
(ii)               Senior Translator – Senior Official Language Officer

Before the proposal to this effect is submitted to DOPT, the approval of the Internal Finance of the Administrative Ministry i.e. Ministry of Home Affairs is required. The same may please be obtained before hand if it has not been obtained.

(B)       To add, as the nature of duty assigned to Junior and Senior Translator is identical, therationale behind the two posts for the similar work is non-existent. As in the case of other cadres , where posts carrying  similar duties have been merged, the case of merger of two posts of Junior and Senior Translator in the CSOLS Cadre is fit and justified. And the merged posts may be renamed as ‘Official Language Officer’.



गौरतलब है कि ये सभी सुझाव अनंतिम हैं और जो कुछ भी अधिकतर की सहमति से तय होगा,वही प्रस्ताव दिया जाएगा। अतः,सभी साथियों से अनुरोध है कि इन सुझावों पर गंभीरतापूर्वक विचार करें और यदि कोई आपत्ति हो तो कृपया उससे दिनांक 10 फरवरी,2017 तक एसोसिएशन को अवगत करा दें ताकि तदनुसार अपेक्षित परिवर्द्धन कर राजभाषा विभाग को अपनी राय से अवगत कराया जा सके।

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

संवर्ग की बेहतरी के लिए सुझाव आमंत्रित

साथियो,
आप अवगत ही हैं कि राजभाषा विभाग ने दिनांक 13 जनवरी,2017 को एक कार्यालय-ज्ञापन जारी कर संवर्ग के सेवा भर्ती नियमों को बेहतर बनाने के लिए एक माह के भीतर यानी 13 फरवरी,2017 तक सुझाव आमंत्रित किए हैं-


यह हम सबके लिए अपनी बात रखने का एक अच्छा अवसर है। आपमें से कुछ के पास मौलिक सुझाव हो सकते हैं जिनकी ओर कम ध्यान जा पाया है। अतः, सभी साथियों से निवेदन है कि वे कृपया निर्धारित प्रारूप में अपनी बात विभाग तक पहुंचाएं। आप हमसे भी अपने विचार साझा कर सकते हैं। साथियों से प्राप्त सुझावों को समेकित कर विभाग को अभ्यावेदन दिया जाएगा और अपनी बात पुरज़ोर तरीक़े से रखी जाएगी।

Wednesday, 7 December 2016

सचिव से मुलाक़ात कर लंबित मुद्दों से अवगत कराया

मित्रो,
आज दोपहर बाद, अनुवादक एसोसिएशन के सदस्यों ने सचिव(राजभाषा) महोदय से शिष्टाचार भेंट की और उन्हें लिखित रूप में संवर्ग के लंबित मुद्दों से ्अवगत कराया। सचिव महोदय ने एसोसिएशन के साथ अगले कुछ दिनों में लम्बी बैठक करने की बात कही ताकि बक़ाया मुद्दों पर विस्तार से चर्चा हो सके। बहरहाल,एसोसिएशन ने आज सौंपे गए अनुरोध-पत्र में मुख्यतः निम्नांकित तथ्यों की ओर ध्यानाकर्षण किया हैः


1) वरिष्‍ठ अनुवादक से सहायक निदेशक के पद पर प्रोन्‍नति- इसके लिए लगभग तीन माह पूर्व कार्रवाई शुरू हो चुकी है। लगभग सभी पात्र वरिष्‍ठ अनुवादकों से ए पी ए आर एवं सतर्कता रिपोर्टें प्राप्‍त हो गई हैं। शेष अनुवादकों को कई बार अनुस्‍मारक दिए जा चुके हैं। अब अनुरोध है कि डी पी सी की बैठक आयेजित करने के लिए कार्रवाई शुरू कर दी जाए और जिन वरिष्‍ठ अनुवादकों से अपेक्षित रिपोर्टें प्राप्‍त नहीं हुई हैं उनके लिए स्‍लॉट छोड़ दिया जाए। इससे लंबे समय से प्रोन्‍नति के लिए प्रतीक्षारत वरिष्‍ठ अनुवादकों को न्‍याय मिल सकेगा। महोदय विगत में कई कनिष्‍ठ अनुवादक अपने पूरे सेवाकाल में वरिष्‍ठ अनुवादक के रूप में एक मात्र प्रोन्‍नति लेकर सेवानिवृत्‍त हो गए हैं। अनुरोध है कि भविष्‍य में संवर्ग को ऐसी दुर्भाग्‍यपूर्ण स्थिति से बचाए जाए। साथ ही यह अनुरोध भी है कि कार्मिक एवं प्रशिक्षण विभाग के अनुदेशानुसार, भावी रिक्तियों (वर्ष 2016-17) के लिए अग्रिम पैनल भी तैयार कर लिया जाए। 

2) कनिष्‍ठ अनुवादक को दिनांक 01.01.2006 से 4600 रु. ग्रेड पे दिलाया जाना-कैट के एर्नाकूलम बैंच द्वारा दिए गए निर्णय, जिसे केरल उच्‍च न्‍यायालय एवं उच्‍चतम न्‍यायालय द्वारा वैध ठहराया गया है, के अनुसरण में भारत सरकार के कई अधीनस्‍थ कार्यालयों में कार्यरत कनिष्‍ठ अनुवादकों को 01.01.2006 से 4600/- रु. का ग्रेड पे दिया गया है। उल्‍लेखनीय है कि अधीनस्‍थ कार्यालयों में छठे वेतन आयोग की रिपोर्ट के लागू होने से पहले कनिष्‍ठ अनुवादक का कम वेतनमान था। छठे वेतन आयोग ने वेतनमान को एक समान किया ओर अब उन्‍हें उच्‍चतर ग्रेड पे दिया जा रहा है जो हमारे संवर्ग के कनिष्‍ठ अनुवादकों के मनोबल को प्रतिकूल रूप से प्रभावित कर रहा है। सचिव महोदय को बताया गया कि  इस विसंगति को दूर करने के लिए दिनांक 27.07.2016 को विभाग को लीगल नोटिस तामील कराया गया था जिसमें एक माह का समय दिया गया था। किंतु 4 माह समाप्‍त हो जाने के बाद भी अब तक कोई कार्रवाई नहीं की गई है। एसोसिएशन आपसे विनम्रतापूर्वक आग्रह करती है कि विसंगति को दूर करवाने की दिशा में शीघ्र कार्रवाई करने का अनुदेश दिया जाए। सचिव महोदय को जानकारी दी गई कि जुलाई, 2011 में संवर्ग के पुनर्गठन का अनुमोदन प्राप्‍त होने के बावजूद परिणामी पदों पर प्रोन्‍नति की कार्रवाई अभी तक पूरी नहीं हुई है, परिणामस्‍वरूप संवर्ग के प्रत्‍येक पद श्रेणी में बहुतायत से पद रिक्‍त हैं। 

3) कनिष्‍ठ अनुवादक एवं वरिष्‍ठ अनुवादक के पदनाम को बदलकर कनिष्‍ठ अनुवाद अधिकारी एवं वरिष्‍ठ अनुवाद अधिकारी किया जाना: कार्मिक एवं प्रशिक्षण विभाग द्वारा सी एस एस संवर्ग में एल डी सी, यू डी सी एवं सहायक के पदनाम को बदलकर क्रमश: कनिष्‍ठ सचिवालय सहायक, वरिष्‍ठ सचिवालय सहायक एवं सहायक अनुभाग अधिकारी किया गया है। इसी तर्ज पर एसोसिएशन ने विभाग से कनिष्‍ठ अनुवादक एवं वरिष्‍ठ अनुवादक का पदनाम बदलकर कनिष्‍ठ अनुवाद अधिकारी एवं वरिष्‍ठ अनुवाद अधिकारी किए जाने का अनुरोध राजभाषा विभाग से किया है। इससे संवर्ग में कार्यरत कनिष्‍ठ अनुवादकों एवं वरिष्‍ठ अनुवादकों के भी मनोबल का संवर्धन होगा। उल्‍लेखनीय है कि इसमें कोई Financial implication भी नहीं है। 

एसोसिएशन ने सचिव महोदय को अवगत कराया कि वर्तमान में सवंर्ग में एक बहुत ही विचित्र एवं निराशाजनक स्थिति व्‍याप्‍त है क्योंकि जुलाई, 2011 में संवर्ग के पुनर्गठन का अनुमोदन प्राप्‍त होने के बावजूद परिणामी पदों पर प्रोन्‍नति की कार्रवाई अभी तक पूरी नहीं हुई है, परिणामस्‍वरूप संवर्ग के प्रत्‍येक पद श्रेणी में बहुतायत से पद रिक्‍त हैं। राजभाषा विभाग के स्‍वयं के आकलन के अनुसार लगभग 30 प्रतिशत पद रिक्‍त हैं और फीडर ग्रेड में अधिकारी/कर्मचारी प्रोन्‍नति के लिए पात्र नहीं है। कारण यह है कि विभाग द्वारा डी पी सी की बैठक समय पर आयोजित नहीं की जाती है। अधिकारी/कर्मचारी कई वर्षों तक तदर्थ आधार पर कार्य करते रहते हैं और अगली प्रोन्‍नति के लिए उनकी अर्हता (eligibility) की गणना डी पी सी की तारीख से की जाती है जिससे वर्षों तक तदर्थ आधार पर की गई सेवा बेकार जाती है। यदि विभाग द्वारा डीओपीटी के अनुदेश के अनुसार समय पर डीपीसी की बैठक कर ली जाए तो इस कुचक्र से संवर्ग को बचाया जा सकेगा। विगत में विभाग द्वारा हुई इस गंभीर चूक का निराकरण भी आप जैसे सक्षम अधिकारी के असाधारण प्रयास से ही संभव है। निवेदन है कि भविष्‍य में कार्मिक एवं प्रशिक्षण विभाग द्वारा निर्धारित अंतराल पर डीपीसी की बैठक आयोजित किया जाना एवं अग्रिम रूप से पैनल तैयार किया जाना सुनिश्चित करने के लिए निदेश दिया जाए। एसोसिएशन ने दिनांक 21.11.2016 को विभाग को प्रस्‍तुत अभ्‍यावेदन की प्रति भी सचिव महोदय को उपलब्ध कराई। 

भविष्य की पहलों से भी सभी साथियों को अद्यतन रखा जाएगा।
                                                                                                                      

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

वाद संख्या 1727 की मुख्य बातें

साथियो, 
जैसी कि सूचना दी जा चुकी है,01 मई,2015 के बाद की रिक्तियों के एवज़ में सीधी भर्ती केवल 25 प्रतिशत रखने के लिए 42 अनुवादकोे ने वाद दायर किया है(OA 1727/2016) जिसपर 16 मई,2016 को सुनवाई के बाद कैट ने अगली तारीख 28 जुलाई निर्धारित की है। आप सबकी सूचना के लिए यहां वाद से संबंधित मुख्य तथ्य रखे जा रहे हैं- 
1. PARTICULARS OF THE ORDER / CAUSE AGAINST WHICH THE ORIGINAL APPLICATION IS FILED

A. Impugned order No. 16/8/2014-O.L (Service) dated 12.6.2014 of Department of Official Language. 

B. Impugned Advertisement No. 12/2015 of UPSC. 

4. FACTS OF THE CASE: 
4.1 That the applicants joined Department of Official Language as Jr. Translator. After rendering 3 years of regular service, the applicants became eligible to be considered for promotion as Sr. Translator. However, the applicants were not promoted as Sr. Translator even after rendering more than 15 to 20 years of service and further not promoted them as Assistant Director in time inspite of availability of vacancies by holding regular DPCs. Respondents regularised adhoc Assistant Director for vacancy year 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14 and 2014-15 vide recent orders all dated 17.03.2016 (a copy of each order attached as Annexure A-2) but did not hold DPC for vacancy year 2015-16 so far. 

4.2 That the applicants in the OA are those Sr. Translators who have been included in zone of consideration in DPC to make 65 pomotions against normal vacancies after filling up resultant vacancies on adhoc basis and also those Sr. Translators who are expecting their promotion in near future. 

4.10 That it is also relevant to notice that vide aforesaid order dated 10.2.2012, the respondents promoted 60 more Senior Translators to the post of ad hoc Assistant Director making the total strength of ad hoc Assistant Directors to 160, where Shri Jharkhandey Singh is the junior most. (circulated Seniority list of 160 ad hoc Assistant Directors attached). Out of 160 ad hoc Assistant Directors, 29 adhoc Assistant Directors have been regularised for pre-cadre review period and 55 adhoc Assistant Directors have been regularised for resultant vacancy year 2011-12 vide orders all dated 17.03.2016. The said action of respondents regularizing only 55 adhoc promotions for resultant vacancy year 2011-12 instead of regularising 112 adhoc promotions against resultant vacancies and regularising remaining adhoc promotions Shri Jharkhandey Singh against normal vacancies of resultant vacancy year 2011-12 can not be said to be justified being violative of their own decisions taken for holding cadre review. 

4.13 That in fact, both the aforesaid decisions conveyed vide letter dated 12.06.2014 are erroneous because provision of ACP/MACP can not be equated with the provision of promotion, particularly those promotions which are by way of restructuring to remove the stagnation. Secondly, the decision of the respondents to fill up 50 of resultant vacancies by direct recruitment is also erroneous because the resultant posts have arisen as a result of restructuring order which was passed by the government in order to remove the stagnation and in this view of the matter, the action of the respondents by deciding to fill up 50 of the vacancies by direct recruitment is like giving by one hand and taking it by the other. The decision of filling up the resultant vacancies was not only arbitrary but was also illegal inasmuch as, when the Ministry of Home Affairs with approval of Ministry of Finance had decided to fill up the resultant vacancies by way of promotion only, how could the subordinate authority decide to fill up 50 resultant vacancies by way of direct recruitment. 

4.15 That if recruitment of 50 Assistant Director is made by the UPSC then only after 11 years i.e. in end of the year 2027, 18 direct recruits will occupy all posts of Director (18) and remaining 32 direct recruits will occupy the post of Joint Director. Meaning thereby, the applicants never get chance for promotion to the aforesaid post of Jr. Director & Director. This said fact may be verified from the date of birth of available Assistant Directors. 

4.16 That it is also relevant to notice that the respondent’s vide their letter dated 12.06.2014 (Annexure A-7) revealed that they had also initiated the DPC proceedings asking APAR of 98 Senior Translators vide their OM No. 15/95/2013-O.L(service) dated 29.01.2014 (Annexure A-8) to fill up 65 posts of Assistant Director lying vacant at that point of time on ad hoc arrangement in the same manner as that of resultant vacancies. However, finally, the respondents cleared only 15 promotions and kept the 50 vacancies vacant. No reasons were assigned for not filling up all the 65 vacancies of Assistant Director required to be filled up under the un-amended rule. 

4.17 That in fact, the respondents were taking self contradictory stands and were not implementing their own decisions of filling up resultant vacancies by way of promotion only. The applicants did their best to get the available vacancies filled up by way of promotion. However, instead of agreeing with the applicants, the respondents issued an advertisement No. 12/2015 on 12.09.2015 to fill up 50 posts of Assistant Director by way of direct recruitment. 

4.18 That after the issue of aforesaid advertisement the applicants made several representations dated 24.06.2015 and 10.07.2015 through Dinesh Kumar Singh President of Central Secretariat Official Language Service Translators Association to ensure that before resorting to direct recruitment as per the new RRs notified in 2015 all the vacancies became available under the old RRs are filled up by way of promotions. In fact, vide notification dated 01.05.2015 the respondents amended the RRs for the post of Assistant Director and categorized the same as group ‘A’ post in the scale of Rs. 15600-39100 with grade pay of Rs. 5400. Since before making aforesaid amendment, the post was categorized as group ‘B’ and in the advertisement the same was shown as group ‘A’, therefore the respondents were required to ensure that only new vacancies occurred after notification of RRs are filled up. However, the respondents acted arbitrarily and decided to give 50 vacancies from the newly created vacancies to the direct recruits and that too by violating the settled legal position that the vacancies occurred under old RRs cannot be filled up by new RRs. 

4.19 That the respondents have also ignored another most relevant fact that vacancies arisen after 12.9.2011 and before 1-5-2015 have to be filled up in the same manner as that of resultant posts because during this period, there was no rule as to how these posts could be filled up, particularly, when after the decision of 6th Pay Commission to upgrade the post of Assistant Director from group ‘B’ to group ‘A’, no rules had been framed till 1-5-2015 and therefore, all those vacancies arisen in the meantime have to be filled up in the same manner in which resultant vacancies have been filled up by the respondents. 

4.21 That as the respondents were not ready to appreciate the version of applicants, therefore, they again submitted representations on 25.01.2016 and 13.04.2016 through Dinesh Kumar Singh, President of Central Secretariat Official Language Service Translators Association for rectifying the said illegality. However, the respondents have acted arbitrarily as they have not consider the said representation in spite of applicants best efforts. The applicants have time and again explained to the respondents that when the resultant vacancies of cadre review were to be filled up only by way of promotion and the new RRs were notified and made effective only 01.05.2015 by no means 50 vacancies of AD could be given to direct recruitment. 

4.22 That it is also relevant to notice that the respondents have not only ignored the law regarding filling up the vacancies as per the prevalent rules, but they also failed to consider that vacancies as became available either due to retirement or for any other reason are required to be calculated and filled up as per the different modes prescribed in the RRs and within the quota prescribed. The DOP&T also issued circular dated 19.01.2007 to distribute the vacancies as per the quota prescribed in the RRs. A perusal of said OM also makes it clear that all the cadres are required to fill up vacancies by using vacancy based roster. Copy of relevant instructions are annexed as ANNEXURE A-9. 

4.23 That the calculation of the vacancies as referred above was required to be done by applying vacancy based roster. when the vacancy based roster is applied, only 25% vacancies of Assistant Director occurred after 01.05.2015 can be filled up by way of direct recruitment and the remaining vacancies are required to be filled up by promotion. However, the respondents have advertised 50 vacancies to be filled up by direct recruitment quota. If against 25% quota the respondents allocated 50 vacancies to DR quota, minimum 150 vacancies were required to be given for promotion. However, the respondents have not given even a single vacancy for promotion after amendment in RRs. Therefore immediate intervention of this Hon'ble Tribunal is warranted on the following amongst other grounds:- 

5. GROUNDS:
-Because the respondents have failed to consider that as per DOP&T OM No. AB-14017/18/2000- Estt. (RR) dated 12.01.2007, the vacancies arose at particular point of time are required to be filled up as per the quota prescribed under the relevant rules and all the available vacancies cannot be given to one quota. If the respondents found 50 vacancies for 25% quota, minimum 150 vacancies should have been given to promotion quota as per the statutory Recruitment Rules wherein, it has been provided that 75% shall be filled up through promotion and 25% by direct recruitment. 

-Because the respondents have given no justification for giving 50 vacancies for direct recruitment quota and not even a single vacancy for promotion quota after 01.05.2015. In fact, the respondents have not conducted DPC for vacancy year 2015-16. If the respondents had acted as per statutory RRs and conducted DPCs timely, the applicants would have got promotion as Assistant Director being covered within available vacancies of Assistant Director. 

-Because the respondents have wrongly treated the available vacancies for DR quota. As per the DOP&T instructions and settled law position, in the matter of promotion and recruitment vacancy based roster is required to be followed and this Hon'ble Tribunal has also viewed so in the case of Pradeep Kumar Tyagi & Ors. In the said case, the Hon'ble Tribunal had directed to fill up the available four vacancies in the ratio of 50:50 as per statutory Recruitment Rules and not by only one quota i.e. deputation. Copy of said judgment dated 11.02.2014 is annexed as Annexure A-10. 

-Because the respondents action in issuing advertisement to fill up the vacancies of Assistant Director, (CSOLS) by way of direct recruitment is contrary to the mandate of OM dated 12.09.2011 wherein, it was clearly provided that the resultant vacancies of the various cadres are required to be filled up by way of promotion based upon seniority cum fitness and hence. 

-Because while not filling the resultant vacancies in accordance with the mandate of para 2 of OM dated 12.09.2011, the respondents have erred in law as well as facts. It is strange that the respondents are not following their own decisions in the matter of filling up vacancies of Assistant Director. 

-Because the fact cannot be ignored that in the OM dated 12.09.2011, in consultation with DOP&T, it was specifically decided to fill up the resultant vacancies in all the grades by way of promotion on the basis of seniority-cum-fitness with the approval of DOP&T. When the decision was taken to fill up the vacancies of Assistant Director created on account of cadre restructuring by way of promotion, how could the said vacancies be filled up by direct recruitment. 

-Because the respondents have acted in most arbitrary and unjustified manner as when the issue regarding filling up all the vacancies of Assistant Director till the notification of new RRs as well as the vacancies became available due to cadre restructuring were required to be fill up by way of promotion was under consideration, how could all of sudden, the advertisement be issued to fill up the vacancies meant for promotion by way of direct recruitment. 

-Because it is clear from the respondents own documents that out of 65 normal vacancies, only 15 vacancies were consumed for Adhoc promotion and remaining 50 vacancies reserved for direct recruitment without any justification. 

8. RELIEF SOUGHT: 
 For the facts and circumstances stated in above, it is most respectfully prayed that their lordship of this Tribunal would be pleased:- 

 (a) To declare the action of the respondents in not filling up available vacancies of Assistant Director by promotion as per the quota prescribed in the Recruitment Rules and notifying the 50 vacancies for filling up by way of direct recruitment, as illegal and arbitrary. 

(b) To declare the action of respondents in filling up 50 vacancies of Assistant Director by way of direct recruitment and not making promotions in the equal proportionate as per RRs amongst Sr. Translator as illegal and arbitrary and issue appropriate directions to fill up all the available vacancies of Assistant Director up to 30.04.2015 by way of promotion in the ratio of 75:25 as prescribed in the statutory Recruitment Rules notified and implemented w.e.f. 01.05.2015. 

(c) To direct the respondents to calculate the vacancies of Assistant Director correctly and fill up the same strictly as per the prescribed quota in the RRs by considering the claim of applicants as well as other eligible officers.

(d) To quash and set aside the impugned advertisement No. 12/2015 and issue further directions to fill up all the vacancies of Assistant Director as per the quota prescribed in the RRs. 

(e) To allow the O.A. with costs. 

(f) Pass such other direction or directions order or orders as this Hon’ble Tribunal may deem fit and proper to meet the ends of justice. 

INTERIM RELIEF. 
Not prayed at this stage.

Friday, 18 March 2016

वरिष्ठ अनुवादकों की पदोन्नति/तदर्थों के नियमितीकरण के आदेश जारी

लंबे जद्दोजहद के बाद,राजभाषा विभाग ने आख़िरकार, वरिष्ठ अनुवादकों को नियमित आधार पर पदोन्नत करने करने तथा तदर्थ सहायक निदेशकों के नियमितीकरण आदेश जारी कर दिए हैं-
वर्ष २०१४-१५ की रिक्तियों के एवज में ०८ लोगों का नियमितीकरण हुआ:

वर्ष २०१३-१४ की रिक्तियों के लिए कुल ०४ नियमितीकरण:
http://rajbhasha.nic.in/pdf/sewa17mar16-3.pdf

वर्ष २०१२-१३ में २५ लोगों के नाम:
http://rajbhasha.nic.in/pdf/sewa17mar16-5.pdf

वर्ष २०११-१२ की रिक्तियों के एवज में ५५ लोगों के आदेश:

वर्ष २०१०-११ की रिक्तियों के लिए २७ नियमितीकरण आदेश:

वर्ष २००९-१० की रिक्तियों के एवज में १५ लोगों के आदेश:

वर्ष २००८-०९ की रिक्तियों के लिए १४ लोगों के आदेश:


संवर्ग के सभी साथियों को बधाई और शुभकामनाएं।

Monday, 7 March 2016

नियमितीकरण और पदोन्नति मुद्दे पर कैट में सुनवाई 6 अप्रैल को

साथियो,
संवर्ग पुनर्सरचना के क्रियान्वयन के फलस्वरूप वरिष्ठ अनुवादक से सहायक निदेशकों के पद पर दी गई तदर्थ पदोन्नतियों को नियमित करने (वरीयता सूची में पहले स्थान पर श्री राजेश तनेजा से लेकर 160 वे स्थान पर श्री झारखण्डे सिंह तक) और तत्पश्चात सहायक निदेशक के पद पर दिनांक 30.04.2015 तक की सभी रिक्तियों को प्रमोशन द्वारा भरने के लिए माननीय केंद्रीय प्रशासनिक अधिकरण (CAT) द्वारा O.A संख्या 206 /2016 पर दिनांक 15.01.2016 को दिए गए निर्णय के अनुसार राजभाषा विभाग को इस O.A के अनुलग्नक A-5 पर विचार हेतु दो माह का समय दिया गया था, लेकिन इसी बीच UPSC द्वारा 50 पदों पर सीधी भर्ती की प्रक्रिया पर तेजी से कार्रवाई करने के मद्देनजर उक्त O.A संख्या 206 /2016 की समान विषय वस्तु (with cosmetic changes) के आधार पर 42 नए आवेदकों (तदर्थ सहायक निदेशक) के साथ एक नया वाद O.A संख्या 843/2016 दिनांक 26.02.2016 फाईल कराया गया था, जिस पर एडमिशन हेतु दिनांक 01.03.2016 को सुनवाई हुई थी। 

मूल याचिका O.A संख्या 843/2016 के महत्वपूर्ण बिंदु निम्नवत हैं :
 (i) Impugned Advertisement No. 12/2015 issued by UPSC vide which the recruitment of Assistant Directors to fill up 50 vacancies has been issued. 

4.7 That since the restructuring order has been issued to remove the stagnation in the Central Secretariat Official Language Service (CSOLS) under Department of Official Language, such posts were to be filled up without holding positive act of selection which involved only scrutiny of service records of the senior most staff, subject to rejection of unfit. That, the matter was considered at length in the Ministry of Home Affairs and it was decided at the Apex level that all these resultant vacancies have to be filed up by promotion in order of seniority. 

4.9 That it is also relevant to notice that vide aforesaid order dated 10-2- 2012, the respondents promoted 60 more Senior Translators to the post of ad hoc Assistant Director making the total strength of ad hoc Assistant Directors to 160, where Shri Jharkhandey Singh is the junior most. (circulated Seniority list of 160 ad hoc Assistant Directors attached). 48 out of 160 ad hoc Assistant Directors are said to be covered in DPC held in April 2015 for their regularization for pre -cadre review period (i.e. vacancy year 2008-09, 2009-10 and 2010-11) as per reply given under Right to Information Act. (Attached) and remaining net 112 ad hoc Assistant Directors considered/counted against resultant vacancies. It is not understood as to why the promotions made against resultants vacancies and by following the due procedure have been treated as Adhoc. 

4.10 That being aggrieved by the said action of respondents, the applicants requested to treat the adhoc promotions as regular promotions as per their own decisions and the settled legal position 

4.11 That the applicants had also submitted relevant documents to prove that Ministry of Home Affairs had also approved the proposal of filling up the resultant vacancies of restructuring by promotion only. The said decision of the Ministry of Home Affairs had the approval of the Ministry of Finance as well. 

4.12 That after getting aforesaid information, the respondents had no reasons to treat the promotions as Adhoc. However, the respondents remained adamant and did not take necessary steps to treat the promotion of applicants as regular. Considering the aforesaid conduct of the respondents, the applicants submitted representations in 2014 and the last representation was given on 22.05.2014. After receipt of said representation/letter, the respondents sent a response dated 12.06.2014 wherein it was stated that 50 post of Assistant Director shall be filled up by direct recruitment through Union Public Service Commission. The said information was conveyed to the Association and the decision was sought to be substantiated by stating that stagnation was said to be set off by orders of the government giving the provision of ACP and MACP. 

4.13 That in fact, both the aforesaid decisions conveyed vide letter dt. 12.6.2014 are erroneous because provision of ACP/MACP can not be equated with the provision of promotion, particularly those promotions which are by way of restructuring to remove the stagnation. Secondly, the decision of the respondents to fill up 50 of resultant vacancies by direct recruitment is also erroneous because the resultant posts have arisen as a result of restructuring order which was passed by the government in order to remove the stagnation and in this view of the matter, the action of the respondents by deciding to fill up 50 of the vacancies by direct recruitment is like giving by one hand and taking it by the other. The question of filling up the resultant vacancies was not only arbitrary but was also illegal inasmuch as, when the Ministry of Home Affairs with the approval of Ministry of Finance had decided to fill up the resultant vacancies by way of promotion only, how could the subordinate authority decide to fill up 50 resultant vacancies by way of direct recruitment. 

4.14 That the respondents appeared to be oblivious of the fact that in case 50 out of resultant vacancies as a result of restructuring are filled up by direct recruitment, then the very purpose for which the restructuring order was passed would be defeated. 

4.15 That it is also relevant to notice that the respondent’s vide their letter dt. 12.6.2014 reveals that they had initiated the DPC proceedings asking APAR of 98 Senior Translators vide their O.M. No. 15/15/2013-O.L (Service) dated 29.01.2014 to fill up 65 posts of Assistant Director lying vacant at that point of time on ad hoc arrangement in the same manner as that of resultant vacancies for want of recruitment rules being the post upgraded from group ”B” to group “A” by the 6th CPC. Respondent/DPC cleared only 15 promotions out of 65 and took illogical decision very late in year 2014 to fill up 50 posts by direct recruitment. Had these vacancies been filled up, complete revised strength would have been once filled up by ad hoc arrangement in the same manner as that of resultant vacancies. 

4.17 That before the issue of aforesaid advertisement the applicant made several representation dated 24.06.2015 and 10.07.2015 through Association to ensure that before resorting to direct recruitment as per the new RRs notified in 2015 the vacancies became available under the old RRs are filled up by way of promotion. In fact, vide notification dated 01.05.2015 the respondents amended the RRs for the post of Assistant Director and categorized the same as group “A” post in the scale of Rs. 15600-39100 with grade pay of Rs. 5400. Since before making aforesaid amendment, the post was categorised as group “B” and in the advertisement the same was shown as group “A”, the respondents were required to ensure that only new vacancies occurred after notification of RRs are filled up. However, the respondents acted arbitrarily and decided to give 50 vacancies from the newly created vacancies to the direct recruits and that too by violating the settled legal position that the vacancies occurred under old RRs can not be filled up by new RRs. 

4.20 That being aggrieved by the said arbitrary action of the respondents the applicants submitted representation on 25.01.2016 through Dinesh Kumar Singh, President of central Secretariat Official Language Service Translators Association for rectifying the said illegality and to pass necessary orders regarding regularization of Adhoc service as well as filling of 112 resultant vacancies by considering the Adhoc A.D appearing up to the name of Sh. Jharkhande Singh (Seniority No. 160). 

 5. GROUNDS
A. Because the respondents have acted in most arbitrary and unjustified manner inasmuch as, on one hand they have not regularized the promotion of applicants as Assistant Director and on other hand issued advertisement No. 12/2015. 

B. Because when the applicants were promoted as Adhoc Assistant Director by following the same procedure as followed while making regular promotion, after examining their eligibility and suitability asper rules and against clear vacancies, the respondents were required to treat the promotion of applicants as regular. The Hon’ble Apex Court has also ruled so in the following cases:- 
(a) Direct Recruit Class-II Engineering Officers Association & Ors. Vs State 
(b) State of W.B & Ors. V. Aghore Nath Dey & Ors., (1993) 3 SCC 371 
(c) N.K Chauhan & Ors. V. State of Gujarat, AIR 1977 SCC 251[Paras 30 to 
(d) S.B. Patwardhan V. State of Maharashtra, (1977) 3 SCC 399 [Paras 39 
(e) Baleshwar Das V. State of U.P., (1980) 4 SCC 226 [Paras 30 to 36]. 
(f) A. Janardhan V. Union of India, (1983) 3 SCC 601 [Paras 38 & 34]. 
(g) B.S Mathur & Anr. V. Union of India, (2008) 10 SCC 271 [Paras 12, 39, 
(h) Sunil Kumar Mehra V. M.C.D. & Anr., WP 

(C) Because when the sufficient vacancies of Assistant Director were available and the applicants were fully qualified and eligible in terms of RRs for promotion and there was no dispute about their seniority in the feeder category, respondents were not justified in not granting regular promotion to the applicants as Assistant Director and promoting them on Adhoc basis. The applicants were required to be promoted as Assistant Director on regular basis. 

F. Because while not filling the resultant vacancies in accordance with the mandate of para 2 of OM dated 12.09.2011, the respondents have erred in law as well as facts. It is strange that the respondents are not following their own decisions in the matter of filling up vacancies of Assistant Director. 

H. Because the respondents have failed to consider that in respect of similar cadre restructuring in the cadre of Central Secretariat Stenographer Service, in terms of order dated 27.01.2011, similar provision was made for filling up the resultant vacancies through seniority quota as a one time measure but no objection was raised by any official because the order dated 27.01.2011 was issued by DOP&T itself. 

I. Because the respondents have acted in most arbitrary and unjustified manner as when the issue regarding filling up all the vacancies of Assistant Director till the notification of new RRs as well as the vacancies became available due to cadre restructuring were required to be fill up by way of promotion was under consideration, how could all of the sudden, the advertisement be issued to fill up the vacancies meant for promotion by way of direct recruitment. 

K. Because it is clear from the respondents own documents that out of 65 normal vacancies, only 15 vacancies were consumed for Adhoc promotion and remaining 50 vacancies reserved for direct recruitment without any justification. Even the process of regularization of 56 and then 17 Adhoc Assistant Directors was initiated against the normal vacancy year 2012-13 and not the resultant vacancy year 2011-12 as evident from office memorandum dated 13.05.2015 & 31.08.2015. 

 8. RELIEFS SOUGHT : 
For the facts and circumstances stated in above, it is most respectfully prayed that their lordship of this Tribunal would be pleased:- 
(a) To declare the action of the respondents in not regularizing the promotion of applicants as Assistant Director from the date of grant of Adhoc promotion as illegal and arbitrary and direct the respondents to regularize the Adhoc promotion and fix the seniority of applicants as Assistant Director from the date of Adhoc promotion with all consequential benefits.. 

(b) To declare the action of the respondents in filling up 50 vacancies of Assistant Director created due to cadre restructuring by way of Direct recruitment as illegal and set aside the impunged advertisement No. 12/2015 and issue further directions to fill up all the vacancies of Assistant Director created on account of cadre restructuring and regular vacancies till the notification of new RRs dated 01.05.2015 by promotion.. 

(c) To allow the O.A with costs. 

(d) Pass such other direction or directions order or orders as this Hon’ble Tribunal may deem fit and proper to meet the ends of justice

9. INTERIM RELIEF
Pending final adjudication of the OA, it is humbly prayed that this Hon’ble Tribunal may be pleased to restrain the respondents from finalising the selection to the post of Assistant Director as per Advertisement No. 12/2015. In case, the interim stay is not granted, the applicants would suffer irreparable loss as the UPSC has already fixed the date of exam as 20.03.2016.
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Order of hearing conducted on 01.03.2016 is as under: 

Central Administrative Tribunal 
Principal Bench 
New Delhi 
O.A.No.843/2016 
M.A.No.828/2016
M.A.No.829/2016 
Order Reserved on: 01.03.2016 
Order pronounced on 03.03.2016 
Hon’ble Shri V. Ajay Kumar, Member (J) Hon’ble Shri Shekhar Agarwal, Member (A) Sh. Pratap Singh & Others ... 
Applicants (By Advocate: Shri M.K.Bhardwaj) 
Versus
Union of India & Others ... Respondents 
O R D E R (on admission)
By V. Ajay Kumar, Member (J): 
Heard the learned counsel for the applicants. 
2. M.A.No.828/2016, filed for joining together under Rule 4(5) of the Central Administrative Tribunals (Procedure) Rules, 1987, is allowed. 
3. MA No.829/2016, filed for exemption from filing legible copies of dim annexures, is disposed of with a direction to the applicants to file the same within two weeks from today. 
4. Issue notice to the respondents, returnable on 06.04.2016. 
5. Issue DASTI. 
(Shekhar Agarwal)                                                                              (V. Ajay Kumar)
 Member (A)                                                                                           Member (J)

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1. श्री दिनेश कुमार सिंह, अध्यक्ष, अनुवादक एसोसिएशन, Mob-9211709196
2. श्री डी पी मिश्रा, तदर्थ सहायक निदेशक , Mob-9312134004
3. श्री के के मिश्रा, तदर्थ सहायक निदेशक, Mob-9910391451
4. श्री राजकुमार रावत, वरिष्ठ अनुवादक , Mob-9711700535
5. श्री तरुण कुमार, वरिष्ठ अनुवादक, Mob-9871698694
6. श्री अजय कुमार झा, वरिष्ठ अनुवादक, Mob-9868268751