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Transfers and Postings of Non Teaching Staff in School Education Guidelines and Schedule Rc.No.297

Rc.No:297 School Education - O/o Corrimissioner Amaravati - Transfers and Postings of Employees - Guidelines / Instructions

While communicating a copy of the G.O.MS.No.57 dated.08.05.2018, all the Regional Joint Directors of School   Education   and  all  the District Educational Officers in the state are informed that the Government  have relaxed the ban and transfers of  the employees for the period from 5th  May, 2018 to 04th  June, 2018 to ensure right placement of employees to secure optimum productivity and commitment to furtherance of Government's development objectives as per the orders issued by the Government the guidelines / instructions are as follows:

Principles for Transfers and Postings:
The  following   principles  may  be  adopted   while  effecting transfer  of employees:
A.  Transfers  shall   be effected   only  on  the  following   grounds.
1. Mutual Grounds
2.  On  Request.
B.  Employees   seeking  transfer   on  these    grounds  shall  have   completed three years   of continuous   service as  on  1st   May,2018     in  all  cadres    at the  present  station.   Station  means   place   (City,  Town,  Village)  of actual working for the purpose  of transfers  and  not  office  or institution.
C.  Transfers   on  request  shall be  considered   by  the   competent   authority only  against  an  existing   clear  vacancy.
1. Request       transfers     shall      be     considered       by     the    competent authorities  only  in  respect  of employees  fulfilling one  or  more  of the conditions  mentioned   below:
a.Visually   challenged   persons.
b.   Employees    with    disabilities   of   40%   or   more    as  certified     by   a competent   authority  as  per  "persons   with  disabilities".
c.  Husband  and   Wife  cases    (only  one  of the   spouses   shall   be  shifted following   the   prescribed   procedure).   Once   the  facility is  utilized,   the next  request  can  be  made only  after  eight  years.
d.  Employees  having   mentally  challenged  children  to  a  place   where   medical facilities are  available.
e.    Widow employee  appointed   on  Compassionate   basis.
f.  Medical    grounds    for   the   diseases   (either    self   or   spouse     or   dependent children and    dependent      parents)    of  Cancer,     Open    Heart    Operations, Neuro Surgery,  Kidney   Transplantation    to  places    where    such   facilities
available.
11.  While considering the  request transfers  based  on above conditions prefer~nce shall  be given to the employee with  the  longest  tenure at a  particular   duty   station,   seniority  in  the  cadre   and  outstanding performance record.
In case of  mutual transfers, both   the  employees seeking  transfer on mutual grounds shall have completed three (3) years  of service as on  1st  May
2018  at their  present respective stations.
Transfers  on  mutual  grounds or request grounds shall not be done between  the offices located in same station.

Procedure for Transfers
a.  The relaxation  on transfers shall  be effective from  5th  May, 2018 to 4th June, 2018.
b.  All the  transfers shall be effected by the competent   authorities as per  the existing  orders   of delegation  subject   to the  existing Government Orders and  conditions   prescribed.
c.  The   following   procedure  may   be   prescribed  while   undertaking  this exercise:
i. The department   must   undertake  the  transfer  exercise   in  a  transparent process  using IT application.
ii.The authority  effecting  transfers shall notify the  existing vacancies category-wise by 10th  May,  2018.
iii. The  vacancies and  the  preferences of employees   shall  be exhibited at  a  prominent  place   in  the  premises  of the  office  as  well  as  in Departmental  web site.
iv.   All the  applications  on  request   /  mutual   transfers shall  reach   the competent    authority  on  or  before  15th   May 2018.  The  competent authority   shall  examine/ scrutinize   the   applications   and   shall process  them   on  or before  24th  May 2018.    The  orders   of transfer shall  be  issued   by the  competent authority by 30th May 2018.  All the  transferred employees  shall  join  in the  new  places  on or before the ANof 04th  June 2018  without  fail.
v.   The    Head     of    the     Department    concerned    is    responsible    for    the implementation   of  the   transfer  orders   in  the   most   transparent  manner possible without giving any scope  for complaints  /  allegations. Any violation of these  guidelines will be viewed seriously by the  Government.

Exceptions:
a.  These  guidelines  are  applicable to  all  the  departments  including the   revenue  earning  departments  viz.   i)    Commercial   Taxes;   ii) Prohibition  &   Excise;   iii)  Stamps  &  Registration;   iv)  Transport, Medical     &    Health,     Agriculture    and     Non-teaching    staff    of Educational Institutions of Education & Welfare Departments.
b.  These  guidelines are not applicable to teaching staff of Education &  Welfare   Departments    (School   Education, Higher   (Intermediate & collegiate) Education, Technical Education and Residential institutions etc.).
4. The   requests   of  the   employees   having   any   charges / ACB/Vigilance cases pending against    him   /  her   shall   not  be  considered   for  transfer.   The authority  shall  indicate  this   fact  clearly   against  the name of that   employee if there   is any  request  for transfer.
5.  No TA /  DA will be  paid  to  the  employees  as  these transfers  are effected at  their   request.
6.  The ban on transfers shall come into force with effect from 5th  JUNE, 2018.
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