Eligibility Criteria for Deputation to Foreign Service – DoPT
DOPT has revised the Eligibility Criteria for Deputation/Foreign service of officers of CSS vide its OM No. F.No.7/ 10/2016-CS-I(A) dated 13-4-2018.
According to this DOPT order , a CSS officer shall eligible for Deputation/Foreign service to any post only after he/she has completed 9 years of Service and is clear from the vigilance angle
F.No.7/10/2016-CS-I(A) Government of India Ministry at Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension Department of Personnel & Training CS-I (A) Section
Lok Nayak Bhawan, New Delhi Dated 13th April, 2018
Subject: Deputation/Foreign service of officers of CSS – Revised instructions regarding
Reference is invited to this 0.M. No.2/2/2010-CS-I() dated 18.08.2010 on the subject noted above.
2. In respect of deputation by a CSS officer, para 2.2 of this Department’s 0.M. dated 18.08.2010 states as under:
“A CSS officer shall eligible for Deputation/Foreign service to any post in Central or State Government, Central/State Government organizations/Government of UTs/Government of UTs organizations/Autonomous bodies/Trusts, Societies, PSUs etc., only after he/she has completed 9 years of Service and is clear from the vigilance angle. The 9 years of service clause, however, will not apply to posting in the personal staff of Ministries.
3. It is reiterated that above clause is still in force and all the Ministries/Departments are, therefore, requested to take note of the above clause while forwarding the application of CSS officers for deputation posts.
sd/- (K.Srinivasan) Under Secretary to the Government of India