G.S.R. 68(E) – In exercise of the powers conferred by Sub-section (1) of Section 3 of the All India Services Act, 1951 (61 of 1951), the Central Government, in Consultation with the Government of States concerned, hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Indian Police Service (Cadre ) Rules 1954, namely:-
1. (1) These rules may be called the Indian Police Service (Cadre) Amendment Rules, 2014.
(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazettee.
2. In the Indian Police Service (Cadre ) Rules, 1954:-
(a) for rule 7, the following shall be substituted, namely:-
“7. Postings:- (1) All appointments of cadre officers shall be made on the recommendation of the Civil Services Board as specified in the Schedule annexed to these rules.
(2) All appointments to the cadre posts referred to in sub-rule (1) shall be
(a) in the case of a State Cadre, by the State Governments; and
(b) in the case of a Joint Cadre, by the State Government
Provided that the Central Government or the State Government may transfer a cadre officer for the purpose of filling leave vacancies or for making temporary arrangements for a period not exceeding three months, delegate its power of making appointments to cadre posts to Heads of Departments.
(3) A cadre officer, appointed to any cadre post shall hold office for at least two years unless in the meantime he or she has been promoted, retired or sent on deputation outside the State or training exceeding two months.
(4) A cadre officer, appointed to any ex-cadre post shall hold office for such period as may be specified by the State Government for that post, unless in the meantime he or she has been promoted, retired or sent on deputation out side the State or training exceeding two months.
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(5)The Central Government or the State Government as the case may be, may transfer a cadre officer before the minimum specified period on the recommendation of the Civil Services Board as specified in the Scheduled annexed to these rules.
Provided that the Competent Authority may reject the recommendation of the Civil Services Board by recording their reasons therefore.”.
(b) for the Schedule, the following schedule shall be substituted, namely:-
[See Rule 7(1) and (5)]
1. Composition of the Civil Services Board:
Every State Government shall constitute a Civil Services Board which shall consist of:
(i) Chief Secretary … Chairman
(ii) Senior Most Additional Chief Secretary or Chairman,
Board of Revenue or Financial Commissioner or
an officer of equivalent rank and status. … Member
(iii) Principal Secretary or Secretary Department of
Personnel in the State Government. … Member
(iv) Principal Secretary or Secretary, Home … Member
(v) Director General of (Police) … Member
(a) The Civil Services Board shall make recommendation for all appointments
of cadre Officers.
(b) The Civil Services Board shall examine the cases of officers who are proposed to be transferred before completion of minimum period of service as specified under sub-rules (3) and (4) of rule 7 of the Indian Police Service (Cadre ) Rules, 1954.
(c) The Civil Services Board may consider for transfer before the tenure fixed under sub-rules (3) and (4) of rule 7 of the Indian Service (Cadre) Rules, 1954 based on such circumstances as it thins fit.
(d) The Civil Services Board may recommend the Competent Authority the names of officers for transfer before completion of minimum tenure with reasons to be recorded in writing.
(a) The Civil Services Board shall seek detailed justification from the Administrative Department of the concerned State Government for the transfer of an officer before the specified tenure.
(b) The civil Services Board shall –
(i) consider the report of the Administrative Department along with any other inputs it may have from other reliable sources;
(ii) obtain the comments or views of the officer proposed to be transferred based on the circumstances presented to it in justification of the proposal;
(iii) not make recommendation for premature transfer of Cadre Officers unless it has been satisfied itself of the reasons for such premature transfer.
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(c) The Civil Services Board shall submit a quarterly report in such Form as it thinks fit to the Central Government clearly stating the details of officers recommended to be transferred before the minimum specified tenure and the reasons therefor:
Provided that the Competent Authority may reject the recommendation of the Civil Services Board for the reasons to be recorded in writing.
(Manoj Kumar Dwivedi)
Note—The principal rules were published in the Gazette of India, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R. 152, dated the 8th September, 1954 and subsequently amended by-
SI.No. Notification/G.S.R. No. Date
1. 13/2/56A1S-II 28th February, 1958
2. 6/19/62-AIS-1 26th December, 1963
3. 6/8/64-AIS-1 30th November, 1964
4. 5/2/58-A1S-11 4th May, 1966
5. 13/4/71-AIS-1 11th January, 1972
6. 1/1/72-AIS-I(B) 16th March, 1973
7. 50 18th January, 1975
8. 11039/6/75-AIS-1(B) 16th March, 1973
9. 11051/1/76-AIS-1(B) 10th January, 1977
10. 747 10th August, 1985
11. 14022/1/88-AIS- I 5th April, 1988
12. 241 13th May, 1989
13. 129E 10th Mach, 1995
14. 290 5th August, 2000
15. 503E 24th August, 2006
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (Department Personnel and Training) New Delhi, Notification F.No.11033/1(B)/ 2014-AIS-II dated 28-01-2014.