Reference have been received in this Directorate seeking guidelines as to how to determine the Grade Pay of those non-matriculate Group-D employees who retired or dies in harness after the notification of Revised Pay Rule,2008 but before being imparted the requisite training to be eligible for grant of Grade Pay of rs.1800/- in Pay Band-1.
2. The matter was referred to DGP&T/Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure. The Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance vide their ID No. 250446/15 dated 29.01.2016 has clarified the issue as under:
“ In this regard , it is clarified that if a non-matriculate Group-D employees appointed prior to 1/1/2006, died in harness or retired before being imparted the required training as per training programme issued by D/o Posts vide its letter no. I-55/2009-Trg dated 06.04.2009 due to delay attributable to administrative reasons and not due to factors attributable to him, he may be granted the Grade Pay of Rs.1800/- if the retrained non-matriculate Group-D employees have been given the Grade Pay of Rs.1800/-“
3. In view of the above, it is therefore requested to take further necessary action to regulate the Grade Pay of all affected Group-D employees who died or retired after implementation of Revised Pay Rules, 2008 but before being imparted the requisite training accordingly
4. This issues with the approval of the competent authority.