No.NUPCWNGE/GS/2016 Date : 4th August, 2016
The Chief Engineer
Department of Posts
Subject : Re-designation of Assistants in Civil Wing.
With due respect, we would like to request you to consider the following for necessary action.
In accordance with CSS Rules, 1962 the posts of Assistants in the Central Government is existing in Group-B Non-Gazetted in the Central Secretariat as well as in the Sub-Ordinate Services. By these Recruitment Rules as per the Dept. Of Personnel & Training for the cadre of Assistant provides for direct recruit as well as promotional quota. However, in Civil Wing of the Department of Posts these posts are promotional posts only. Now as per the Gazettee Notification F.No.1/3/2009-CS.I(P) dated 02.08.2016 copy of which is enclosed herewith for your kind ready reference the designation of Assistant have been substituted as Assistant Section Officer. Even if we go in line with CPWD, there is no post of Assistant but it is Office Superintendent Grade-II. Even though the Gazette Notification ibid is mentioned as CSS Assistant Grade (DRCE) Regulations, 2010, the CSS Rules is common for both the grade for direct recruitment and promoted cadre.
In view of the above, it is requested that the post of Assistant may kindly be re-designated as Assistant Section Officer in the line of Govt. Of India in our Civil Wing also