The ministries and departments of the government appointed retired central government employees on a contract basis, which mainly involves Consultants. However, presently there aren’t any uniform guidelines for the regulation of salary for such contractual appointees.
The Department of Expenditure of the Ministry of Finance has issued a draft Office Memorandum prescribing guidelines for the regulation of pay of such contractual appointees. It refers to the regulation of remuneration just in case of contract appointment of retired Central Government employees after it had been felt that there’s a requirement to possess uniformity to control the salary of such contractual appointees.
In 1986 the central civil services were existing had their instructions of the Department of Personnel and Training, as contained amended from time to time. It provides for the regulation of salary just in case of re-employment.
Correspondingly, in cases of appointment of retired Central Government employees after the age of superannuation at 60 years on a contract basis. There’s a desire to manage salary in such cases of contract appointment of retired Central Government employees on a homogenous basis. it’s been decided that regulation of salary just in case of appointment of retired Central Government employees on a contract basis, including as consultants, shall be regulated as provided hereinafter.
On a contract basis the Central government employees are appointed including as consultants. So that the nomination of credential are done by the past services and not through open market advertisement. Such appointment shall not be a matter as a matter of practice and their must be kept a bare minimum. The appointments could be made only within the justified exigencies of the official work where the interest of public is served by the appointment of the retired employees.
In cases where the appointment of retired employees is formed from open market under GFR 179 to 196, then the remuneration is also regulated as per the terms and conditions of the contract and in such cases, there’ll be no must deduct pension. The terms of the appointment and therefore the age up to which the appointment may be made shall even be as per the terms of the contract, provided the term of appointment shall not ordinarily transcend 5 years after the age of superannuation of the appointee.
Therefore, the orders shall apply to appointments made within the Central Government and shall be effective from the date of issue of the orders. The past cases shall not be reopened within the light of those orders until the traditional term of these past cases.