Grant of financial upgradation under MACPS to the direct recruit Graduate Engineers of drawing Cadre
1. Kindly refer to Board’s letter dated 28.9.1998 (RBE No. 223/98) regarding allotment of pay scales to Drawing Design and Estimating Staff, wherein inter alia, instructions were also issued stating that Engineering Graduates recruited in the scale of Rs. 5500-9000 be promoted to the scale of Rs. 6500-10500 against 20% DR quota on the basis of LDCE.
2. Subsequent to the introduction of the MACP Scheme, the issue regarding grant of financial upgradation under MACP Scheme to the Engineering Graduates recruited in pay scale of Rs. 5500-9000 prior to 01-09- 08 at par with Engineering Graduates recruited in pay scale of Rs. 6500-10500 has been under examination in consultation with the Department of Personnel & Training (DoP&T), the nodal of Government on MACP Scheme.
3. In this connection, it is clarified that Engineer Graduates recruited initially in the grade of Rs. 5500-9000 & promoted to Rs. 6500-10500 against the 20% DR quota in terms of Board’s letter dated 28-9-98 ibid be treated at par with the fresh recruits in the scale of Rs. 6500-10500 w.e.f the date they were promoted to the pay scale of Rs. 6500-10500 for the purpose of MACP Scheme.