Cadre Review Notification issued – Additional 1349 ACIT posts to be filled in 5 Years span
Government of India/Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Direct Taxes
New Delhi, 31st May, 2013
All the Chief Commissioners of Income-tax
All the Directors General of Income-tax
Subject : Additional Manpower for the Income Tax Department.
I am directed to state that the Government has approved, as per decision taken in Cabinet Meeting held on 23rd May, 2013 (Minutes issued on 27th May, 2013), additional manpower for the Income Tax Department in various cadres as per Annex A of this communication. These posts are created in addition to the existing posts as per restructuring of the Department vide F.No.A-11013/3/98-Ad.VII dated 24th October, 2000 and 7051 additional posts created vide order F.No.A-11013/3/2006-Ad.VII dated 20.11.2006.
2. All the additional posts at different levels as per Annex A stand created with effect from 23rd May, 2013 (the date of the Cabinet Meeting). These posts shall be filled up in accordance with the Cabinet approval in the following manner: –
i. The 166 additional regular posts and 620 additional reserve posts at the level of Assistant Commissioner of Income Tax and 563 vacancies arising in this grade due to promotions to higher grade will be filled up equally by promotion and direct recruitment. Therefore the additional 1349 posts created at this level will be filled over a period of 5 years with 270 posts per year being filled in the next four years and 269 posts being filled in the fifth year. Every year these posts will be filled by promotion and by direct recruitment in equal proportion.
ii. The Cabinet has permitted, as a one-time measure, filling up of the additional posts that are to be filled by promotion immediately, without awaiting amendments in the recruitment rules on the basis of the model recruitment rules issued by DOPT. Accordingly, the process of filling up of all the additional posts that are to be filled by promotion shall be initiated immediately on the basis of the model recruitment rules issued by the DoPT without awaiting amendment in the recruitment rules of the relevant post(s).
iii. The Cabinet has also approved the filling up of the additional posts in the HAG + with all the existing CCsIT being placed in the HAG + directly and thereafter a DPC being conducted to place 26 of these CCsIT in the Apex grade. Instructions regarding promotions/placements of the officers in the posts in HAG + and Apex scales shall be issued separately.
3. The region-wise / charge-wise distribution of the posts at various levels will be intimated separately. Revised sanctioned strength will be notified in the recruitment rules in due course.
4. This issues in pursuance to the approval of the Cabinet conveyed vide Cabinet Secretariat Note No. 20/CM/2013 (i) dated the May 27th, 2013.
Joint Secretary to the Government of India