Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
New Delhi, the 12th April, 2016
Subject: Inter-cadre deputation of All India Service officers — Policy regarding.The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department's O.M. No. 13017/16/2003-AIS(I) dated 08.11.2004 on the above subject. Attention is invited to para 2(iii) of the policy wherein it is stipulated that inter cadre deputation at a time normally cannot exceed three years.
2. However, this Department vide O.M. No. 13017/16/2003-AIS(I) dated 31.10.2005 deleted the line "However, inter cadre deputation at a time normally cannot exceed three years" as mentioned in the
OM dated 08.11.2004.
3. Now, it has been decided that all cases of inter-cadre deputation of All India Services officers initially be restricted to three years, extendable by two more years, after review.
4. In view of above, the policy on inter cadre deputation issued vide this Department OM dated 08.11.2004 read with OM dated 31.10.2005 stands amended to that extant.
5. The Ministry of Home Affairs and the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, cadre controlling authorities for Indian Police Services (IPS) and Indian Forest Services (IoFS) respectively are requested to consider all the requests for inter-cadre deputation accordingly. Further, regulation of deputation period of the officers covered by North-East Policy will be issued separately.
(Udai Bhan Singh)
Under Secretary to the Government of India
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