File No.4-7/ (MACPS)/ 2009-PCC
Ministry of Communications & IT
Government of India
Department of Posts
Pay Commission Cell

Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg,
New Delhi-110001
Dated, 24 Dec 2013.

All Head of Circles,
All Postmaster Generals,
All Directors of Accounts

Sub; - Revised Pay Structure of the common category posts of Pharmacist cadre & Admissibility of Grade pays under MACP Scheme.

In the light of Ministry of Finance, Department of expenditure, Implementation cell OM No. 1/1/2008-IC dated 18-11-2009 allowing NFSG to the cadre of Pharmacist and in particular DGHS (CGHS-II Section letter no. G. 12011/1/1/2010-CGHS II dated Nil the issue of admissibility of Grade pays under MACPS to the cadre of Pharmacist cadre has been examined in consultation with DOPT. DOPT vide ID NO. 86929/13/CR dated 09-12-2013 has clarified the issue as under;-

"it may be clarified that in term of the provisions of Modified Assured Career Progression Scheme (MACPS), three financial upgradations in the Grade Pay hierarchy of Grade Pays as notified in the CCS (RP) rules, 2008 are allowed on completion of 10, 20 & 30 years of regular service counted from the direct entry grade. In terms of Para-8.1 of the scheme, financial upgradations including that of non-functional grades granted have to be treated as an offset against one financial upgradation under the scheme. Accordingly, entitlement for grant of MACPS to Pharmacist in the GP of PB-1 Rs. 2800/- is PB-2 Rs. 4200/-(1st MACP), PB-2 GP RS. 4600/-(2nd MACP) and PB-2 Rs. 4800/- (3rd MACP),Entitlements mentioned vide DGHS order bearing No. G 12011/1/2010-CGHSII is not in consonance with the provisions of the MACPS”.

2. Contents of this letter may please be circulated to all concerned.

(Surender Kumar)
Assistant Director General (GDS/PCC)