PAY FIXATION ON PROMOTION
Fixation of pay on promotion under CCS (Revised Pay) Rules, 2008, an employee has been promoted or upgraded to higher grade pay in Central Government service should have submit an option form as per FR22 (I)(a)(1) Rule within one month.
As per Rule No.13 of CCS (Revised Pay) Rules, 2008, On promotion an employee will get one increment equal to three per cent of his basic pay (Pay in the pay band + Grade pay).
“In the case of calculation of increments under the revised pay structure, paise should be ignored, but any amount of a rupee or more should be rounded off to next multiple of 10.
To illustrate, if the amount of increment comes to Rs.1900.70 paise, then the amount will be rounded off to Rs.1900; if the amount of increment works out to be Rs.1901, then it will be rounded off to Rs.1910.”
The increment amount will be added to the existing pay in the pay band. The Grade pay corresponding to the promotion post will be added to the pay in the pay band.
A Government servant has an option under FR22 (I)(a)(1) to get his pay fixed in the higher post either from the date of his promotion, or from date of his next increment. As per the provisions of FR22(I)(a)(1), the benefit of fixation on promotion as follows…
In case the Government Employee opts to get his pay fixed in the higher post from the date of promotion, he will get his first increment in the higher grade on the next first July, if he was promoted between Second July and First January.
In case the Government Employee opts to get his pay fixed in the higher post from the date of next increment, he will get his pay on promotion date itself with his promotional Grade Pay, but pay in the pay band unchanged till the next increment date. Further refixation will be done on the next increment date i.e., First July. On that day, he will be granted two increments, one Annual Increment and the second Promotional Increment.
An employee drawing a pay of Rs.12,800 in the Pay Band of Rs.5200 – 20200 including Grade Pay of Rs.2800. He is promoted to a post in the next pay band of Rs.9300 – 34800 and Grade pay of Rs.4200 on Dec 2009.
When he opts for fixation on Promotion Date…
His pay will be fixed as follows…
An employee drawing a pay of Rs.12,800 in the Pay Band of Rs.5200 – 20200 including Grade Pay of Rs.2800. He is promoted to a post in the next pay band of Rs.9300 – 34800 and Grade pay of Rs.4200 on Feb. 2010.