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Revenue Department – Exemption from passing- who have crossed 45 years of age for getting first promotion to the post of Senior Assistant



GOVERNMENT OF ANDHRA PRADESH
ABSTRACT
Revenue Department – Exemption from passing/ completion of Survey Training (Technical qualification) by the Revenue employees who have crossed 45 years of age for getting first promotion to the post of Senior Assistant – Relaxation of Rules – Order - Issued.


Revenue (Ser.II) Department
G.O.MS.No. 391 Dated: 19-10-2015

Read the following:
1. G.O.Ms.No.225, G.A.(Ser.C) Dept., dt. 18.05.1999.
2. G.O. Ms. No. 150, Fin (FW) Dept., dt. 01.09.1999
3. Circular Memo of CCLA, Hyd, Ref.No.N1/520/2004, dt.26.03.2004
4. Representation of Andhra Pradesh Revenue Services Association, dt.27.06.2013
5. From the CCLA, Hyd, Lr. No. N1/931/2013, Dt.3.8.2013.

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ORDER:
        In the reference first read above, Government have issued orders exempting the Government employees who have crossed 45 years of age from passing the departmental tests prescribed in the special rules or the adhoc rules for the purpose of promotion to the next higher category i.e. promotion or appointment by transfer involving promotion to a post above
the one promotion after their initial appointment, provided that “the exemption is applicable in case of departmental tests or special tests only, where they are prescribed as a pre-requisite for promotion and this exemption shall not be applicable, where like technical or academic qualifications are prescribed for promotion to the next higher category of posts”.

2. In the reference third read above, basing on the exemption orders issued in the reference first read above, the Chief Commissioner of Land Administration, Hyderabad has issued a clarification stating that “Passing of Revenue Survey Training which is a technical qualification shall not be exempted as per G.O.Ms.No.225, G.A.(Ser.C) Dept., dt. 18.05.1999 for
promotion to the post of Senior Assistant from the feeder category”.

3. In the reference fourth read above, the Andhra Pradesh Revenue Service Association have represented that, on the clarification issued by the Chief Commissioner of Land Administration, Hyderabad, the District Collectors are not considering those individuals working in Revenue Department for promotion to the cadre of Senior Assistant in respect of employees who crossed 45 years of age. Further they have stated that, the Revenue employees in the State are foregoing their first promotion to the post of Senior Assistant as well
as benefit of appointment in Special Grade Promotion Post Scale-1. Hence, the benefits that are given by the Government through the G.O.Ms.No.225, G.A.(Ser.C) Dept., dt:18.5.1999 and G.O.Ms.No.150, Fin & Planning (FW-PC-II) Dept., dt:1.9.1999 to the employees who crossed 45 years of age being
defeated in Revenue Department because of clarification issued by the Chief Commissioner of Land Administration, Hyderabad and requested to amend the clarification issued to effect that the employees who have crossed 45 years may be treated as eligible for promotion to the post of Senior Assistant and not
eligible to undergo Revenue Inspector Training so as enable the Revenue Employees also along with other Departments working in the State to get the benefit of the orders issued by the Government in respect of employees who crossed 45 years age.

4. In the reference fifth read above, the Chief Commissioner of Land Administration, Hyderabad has reported that, as per APMS Rules 1998, in Revenue Department, the requisite qualification for promotion as Senior Assistant is passing of Revenue Test Paper-I, II and III, Account test for subordinate
officers part-I and successful completion of Revenue Survey Training for a period of six weeks. As per the exemption given by the Government in reference first and second read above, the persons who have crossed (45) years of age are exempted from passing Departmental tests only but not exempted from Technical qualification i.e., completion of survey training for a
period of six weeks.

5. The Chief Commissioner of Land Administration, Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad has further reported that passing of Revenue Survey Training, which is a Technical Qualification shall not be exempted as per the said G.O.Ms.No.225, G.A.(Ser.C) Dept., dt:18.05.1999, the circular issued from his
office Dt.26.03.2004 is found to be in accordance with the Rules i.e. there is exemption from passing Departmental Tests but not from Technical Qualification in respect of employees who have crossed (45) years as mentioned in the said G.Os 1st and 2nd read above.

6. The Chief Commissioner of Land Administration, Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad has further stated that, the Government have issued orders exempting only from passing departmental tests in general i.e, among all departments and that, there is no specification with regard to exemption for completion of survey training with regard to employees in Revenue Department
who have crossed (45) years of age for getting first promotion or for getting the benefit of Automatic advancement scheme, etc., and requested the Government to issue necessary instructions/orders regarding exemption for completion of Survey Training with regard to employees in Revenue Department who have crossed (45) years of age for getting first promotion and for getting the benefit of Automatic Advancement Scheme, etc.

7. Government after careful examination of the matter hereby exempt the Revenue employees who have crossed 45 years of age from passing/ completion of Survey Training (Technical qualification) for getting first promotion to the post of Senior Assistant from the category of Junior Assistant/ Typist etc. and they shall remain as Senior Assistant as Ministerial Services staff till end of their service in relaxation of rules. They shall not be eligible for training for the post of Revenue Inspector.

8. This order shall come into force from the date of issue of the order.

9. The Chief Commissioner of Land Administration, Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad shall take necessary action accordingly in the matter.

10. This orders issues with the concurrence of the Finance (HRM.V/PC.I) Dept vide their  U.O.No.19640/ 202/A1/ HR.IV.PC/2015, dt.16.10.2015.

(BY ORDER AND IN THE NAME OF THE GOVERNOR OF ANDHRA PRADESH)
J.C.SHARMA

PRINCIPAL SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT

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