BENCHMARKS FOR PROMOTION TO ADMINISTRATION GRADES ON NUMERICAL GRADING FOR THE APARS PRIOR TO YEAR ENDING 2017- CLARIFICATION
Government of Railways
Ministry of Railways
New Delhi dated 23.11.2017
The General Manager,
Mumbai – 20
[Attention: Ms. Yatri Dave, Vitekar, Dy CPO(Gaz.)]
Sub: Clarification on benchmarks for promotion to administration grades on numerical grading for the APARs prior to year ending 2017.
Ref: Western Railway letter NO.E/G/1024/0 dated 23.10.2017
Consequent to introduction of numerical grading (from a scale to 1 to 10) in the APARs of Railway officers from the year 2016-17, the numerical gradings in APARs from the reporting year 2016-17 have been classified in terms of ‘Outstanding’, ‘Very Good’ & ‘Good’ vide Board’s letter No. 2017/SCC/03/13 dated 21.07.2017
1.1 Also, benchmarks for promotion to various grades have been revised in terms of points vide Board’s letter No.2017/SCC/3/09 dated 01.09.2017. However, APARs prior to the reporting period 2016-17 contain gradings such ‘Outstanding’, ‘Very Good’, ‘Good’, ‘Average’ & ‘Below Average’ and no numerical values have been assigned to these gradings.
- To ensure homogeneity, it has been decided that gradings in APARs prior to 2016-17 may be assigned numerical values for empanelment/ promotion purposes etc. as under:
3. This disposes of Western Railway’s letter referred above.