Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
North Block, New Delhi
Dated the 8thOctober 2010
Subject: Time limit for framing of Rules and Regulations on conversion of Government Department into PSUs/autonomous/statutory body .
The undersigned is directed to refer to the above subject and to state that the instructions on matters relating to regulation of service conditions of Government employees on transfer to autonomous organizations have been issued by the Department of Pension and Pensioners' Welfare. The provisions included in the relevant portion of Rule 37 (A) of the Central Civil Service (Pension) Rules, 1972 refers.
2. This Department has examined issues pertaining to service conditions,promotion / confirmation, etc. in respect of the deemed deputationists on a reference received from the administrative Ministries. It has been decided that in such cases where there is a conversion of a Government Department into PSUs/autonomous/statutory body, there must be a time frame within which a new body shall frame its rules and regulations. At the end of this period, all employees on deemed deputation should have opted either to get permanently absorbed in the new organization or revert to the Government. A maximum period of 5 years for framing of rules and another 2 years for phasing out repatriation to those opting to come back to has been prescribed. All the Ministries/Departments are accordingly advised to adhere to the time frame whenever a proposal for transfer of employees is considered as above.