JOINT ACTION COMMITTEE OF
ACCOUNTS & AUDIT EMPLOYEES & OFFICERS ORGANISATIONS
17/2 – C, P & T Quarters, Kali Bari Marg, New Delhi: - 110001
No: JAC/ 04/2013 Dated: 29thAugust, 2013
By Speed post
Department of Expenditure,
Government of India,
Subject: Implementation of CAT, Ernakulam judgement on the issue of payment of arrears for the period from 01-01-1996 to 18-02-2013 arising due to upgradation of pay scale of Accountant/Auditor/ Sr. Accountant/Sr. Auditor onwards – reg.
I am to invite your kind attention to this Joint Action Committee’s letter No: JAC/ 03/2013dated: 4thApril, 2013 and your office letter endorsement F No. 6(82)/IC/91(PT.I) on the subject mentioned above. Copy of our letter is enclosed for ready reference.
Subsequent to the rejection of Special Leave to Appeal (Civil) 9832/2013 CC 1997/2013 by the Supreme Court, the Govt of India had moved a Review Petition - Review Petition (Civil) 1494 of 2013 which has been dismissed by the Bench headed by Chief Justice of India n 1st of August 2013. (Copy enclosed.)
The dismissal of the review petition by the SC makes the judgement of CAT, Ernakulam in OA/671/2003 final.
The Accountant/Auditor/Sr. Accountant/Sr. Auditor and others were granted the upgraded pay scales along with the petitioners in the CAT Ernakulam (Junior Accounts Assistants in Railways) vide the Office Memorandum F.No. 6/82/E.III (B)/91, MoF&CA, Deptt of Expenditure dated 28th February 2003.
The Accountant/Auditor/Sr. Accountant/Sr. Auditor and others have also been denied the arrears for the above period and therefore, being similarly circumstanced the benefit of above judgement may also be accrued to the affected Sr. Acctt/Auditors and others.
I therefore, request you to comply with the above judgment and sanction payment of arrears for the above period arising due to upgradation their pay scales and oblige.
In order to comply with above judgement the order issued by vide F.No. 6/82/E.III (B)/91, MoF&CA, Deptt of Expenditure dated 28th February 2003 by the Secretary Department of Expenditure will have to be modified and instead of notional upgradation of the pay scales for the period from 01-01-1996 to 18-02-2013 shall have to be made effective upgradation
Thanking you in anticipation,
Enclo : As above
Copy to all constituents of apex JAC . They are requested to issue similar letter to their respective heads of the Department with copy to apex JAC.