GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
ORDANCE FACTORY BOARD
10A, SHAHEED KHUDIRAM BOSE ROAD
KOLKATA – 700 001
The Sr. General Managers/ General Managers
All Ordnance & Ordnance Equipment Factories
Sub: Restructuring of Cadre of Artisan Staff in Defence Establishments in Modification of Recommendations of 6th CPC
Ref: (i) OFB Circular No. 01/CR/A/I/658 dated 17.02.2014
(ii) PC of A (Fys) Circular No. Pay/Tech-II/04/2014/02 dated 11.02.2014
(iii) PC of A (Fys) Circular No. Pay/Tech-II/04/2013/22 dated 31.07.2013
It has already been circulated vide Ref.(i) & (ii) above that HS/MCM workers drawing the pay scale of Rs 5000-8000/- (i.e. Pay Scale of CM-II) by virtue of ACPS upto 31.12.2005 are to be considered for financial up-gradation in the Grade Pay of Rs 4600/- under 3rd MACP, if otherwise eligible.
Now, some factories and federations have sought clarification regarding 3rd MACP up-gradation in respect of the MCM workers who were drawing the pay scale of Rs 4500-7000/- upto 31.12.2005. The matter has also been discussed in MACP Workshop held at NADP, Ambajhari on 8th & 9th May, 2015. In this connection, factories are requested to consider such employees for financial up-gradation under 3rd MACP in the same Grade Pay of Rs 4200/- with 3% increment benefit, if otherwise eligible.
PC of A (Fys) has already issued directives to all Branch AOs/LAOs vide Circular No. Pay/Tech-II/04/2013/22 dated 31.07.2013 (copy enclosed) in this regard.
(S. K. Singh)
For Director General, Ordnance Factories
OFFICE OF THE PRINCIPAL CONTROLLER OF ACCOUNTS (FYS)
10-A, S.K.BOSE ROAD, KOLKATA – 700001
Accounts Officer (Fys)
Sub: – Restructuring of cadre of Artisan Staff in Defence Establishment in modification of recommendation of 6th CPC- clarification regarding
In continuation to this office earlier circular bearing No. Pay/Tech-II/04/2013/17/Cir dated 03.06.2013, it is intimated that the matter regarding grant of 3rd MACP benefit in the same grade pay of Rs. 4200/- to the MCMs in the light of MoD ID no. 11(5)/2009-D(Civ-I) dated 23.07.2012 has been examined by this office. Accordingly it has been decided that the said benefit may be extended to all eligible MCMs (either in service or going to retire) along with 3% incremental benefit on Band Pay and Gr. Pay of Rs. 4200/-.
In this connection it is also mentioned that in cases where such benefit has already been given in the Gr. Pay of Rs. 4600/-, only the grade Pay may be restricted /reduced to Rs. 4200-/.
Jt. C.of A. (Fys) has seen.
Asst. Controller of Accounts (Fys)