In pursuance of the orders and guidelines issued in the reference 1st and 2nd read above, SPARROW (Smart Performance Appraisal Reports Recording on line Window) was introduced w.e.f. 1st April 2014 from the assessment year 2013-14 for on line filing of PAR’s by IAS officers and it became operational in the United Andhra Pradesh w.e.f.
2. Consequent on enactment of AP Reorganisation Act 2014 (Central Act 6 of 2014) Telangana State came into existence w.e.f. 02-06-2014. To update the application of the SPARROW for Telangana State, the officers have to be nominated to assign the roles like primary custodian, Alternate Custodian PAR Manager and EMD Managers as was nominated earlier in the A.P. State (United) in the reference 3rd read above.
3. Accordingly the Government of Telangana State hereby nominate the following officers for functioning and operation of E-filing software of PARs SPARROW in respect of all IAS officers allotted to Telangana State.
i) The Prl. Secretary to Government, General Administration (Political) Department is nominated as State PAR (Performance Appraisal Report) Custodian /Nodal Officer and Deputy Secretary to Government, General Administration (AIS-II) Department is nominated as Alternate Functionary.
ii) The Section Officer (SC) General Administration (SC.C) Department is nominated as State PAR (Performance Appraisal Report) Manager and concerned Assistant Section Officer (SC), G.A. (SC.C-A3) Department is nominated as Alternate Functionary for setting the hierarchical workflow in PAR Application i.e. to create and update workflow in PAR application of each officer and for online generation and furnishing to the officials online.
iii) The Section Officer (SC), General Administration (SC.A) Department is nominated as State Employee Master Data (EMD) Manager and concerned ASO (SC) G.A. (SC A) Department are alternate functionaries to perform the role of updating the IAS Master personnel data on the event of their transfer /posting / superannuation, leave in the Executive Record (ER) (including non-IAS who happens to be in the flow of Reporting, if any) as the above software would be linked to Executive Records available on DoPT website indicating the name of the Officer, present posting, etc., so that the PAR form would be pre-populated with existing information already in the ER Sheet. The State EMD Manager will also verify the details and do necessary corrections in respect of data migration from Intra IAS by the NIC (National Informatics Centre) team at Centre.
iv) The above nominated officers will be the part of Establishment of State level Support Unit of SPARROW.
All India Services (PAR) Rules 2007 – SPARROW application in the Telangana State for the year 2014-15 – Nomination of Officers for functioning and operation of SPARROW in respect of IAS officers in Telangana State – Orders Issued.
GENERAL ADMINISTRATION (SC.C) DEPARTMENT G.O.MS.No. 104. Dated: 20.02.2015
Ref : (1) Government of India, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, New Delhi letter from Sri B.P. Sharma, Establishment Officer & Addl. Secretary DoPT, D.O. Letter No. 4(2)/2013-EO(PR), dated 9th Oct. 2013.
(2) Government of India, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, New Delhi letter from Sri B.P. Sharma, Establishment Officer & Addl. Secretary DoPT, D.O. Letter No.4(2)/2013-EO(PR), dated 18th Feb. 2014.
(3) G.O. Rt.No. 898 GA (SCE) Dept. dated 4-3-2014.