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CSS staff protest delay in promotion

Around a thousand Central Secretariat Service (CSS) staff members protested inside the Northern Block on Friday against the delay in staff promotions for more than six years now and demanded the Center address the issues of here on March 10. The protesters insisted on meeting MoS (Personnel) Jitendra Singh, who however was not present at that time in his office.

“Regular promotions have been suspended in Central Secretariat cadres for the past six years, citing ongoing litigation in the Supreme Court. However, promotions in all other central government settings are in full swing with the conditions for final judgment of cases filed in the cases,” said Gomesh Kumawat, CSS Forum media adviser representing staff interests.

According to Kumawat, even the legitimate demands of CSS cadres such as the extension of Organized Group “A” service benefits, the conduct of the limited departmental examination of section officers, deputation before nine years of service under , etc have not been taken into account. by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) despite regular persuasions from top DoPT officials and the Minister.

“Nearly 4,500 positions, or 40% of the total CSS management workforce, are vacant due to regular pending promotions over the past six years.