a) Service in all cadres at a station will be counted while calculating the period of stay.
b) Station means place (City, Town, and Village) of actual working for the purpose of transfers and not office or institution.
c) The standing instructions on the transfers of office bearers of employees unions recognized, by the Government, as issued in Circular Memo No.20914/S.W.I/A2/2012-1 of G.A. (Services Welfare.I) Department, dt.26-06-2012 read with Circular Memo No.20914/S.W.I/A2/2012-2 of G.A. (Services Welfare.I) Department, dt.30-06-2012 shall be followed scrupulously.
d) The transfers shall be effected from focal to non-focal, and vice versa. The focal and non-focal posts shall be identified by the department concerned.
To ensure that the transfer of employees is implemented in a transparent and objective manner, the following procedure shall be followed:
i. The HOD’s /Competent Authority shall publish the list of incumbents working category wise and cadre wise,in all units under their jurisdiction, along with place and duration.
ii. Similarly, all clear vacancies shall also be published before seeking options from the employees.
iii. The Competent Authority shall publish a list of employees to be compulsorily transferred.
iv. The Competent Authority may obtain up to five options for preferential places of transfers from the employees in the prescribed pro-forma in Annexure-I
However, the Departments may modify the Proforma according to their specific requirements.
v. The competent authority shall ensure that minimum operational staff is available in offices/and functional unit seven in the hard ship areas.
vi. In case, adequate personnel do not opt for hard ship area, the system of lottery shall be followed for effecting transfers.
vii. All transfers shall be done by counseling in a transparent manner. Where ever possible, counseling will be done on online/web based application.
viii. To ensure transparency, all the notifications shall be published online or on the office notice board.