Govt. approved to extend the MACP Scheme to Central Autonomous/Statutory Bodies

No.35034/3/2010-Estt (D)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)
Establishment (D)

North Block, New Delhi
Dated: 3rd August. 2010


Subject:       Modified Assured Career Progression Scheme for the central Government civilian employees – Clarification regarding.


      The undersigned is directed to invite reference to the Department of Personnel & Training (DOP&T)’s Office Memorandum of even number dated the 19th May, 2009 on the subject cited above. Consequent upon introduction of the Modified Assured Career Progression Scheme (MACPS), in view of para 14 of the Annexure-I of the Scheme, a number of proposals/references seeking extension of the Scheme to Central Autonomous/Statutory Bodies under various Ministries/Departments have been received by the Department of Expenditure. The Department of Expenditure has felt that keeping the large number of Central Autonomous/Statutory Bodies in view, it would be appropriate to delegate the power the approving such proposals to the administrative Ministries/Departments concerned. The Department of Expenditure has accordingly approved for extending the benefits of the MACPS to the Central Autonomous/Statutory Bodies under various Ministries/Departments subject to them satisfying the following four conditions:

      (i)       The earlier ACP Scheme was also implemented/adopted by the said Autonomous/Statutory Body.
      (ii)       The proposal to adopt MACP Scheme has been approved by the Governing Body/Board of Directors.
      (iii)       The Administrative Ministry/Financial Adviser of the Ministry has concurred with the proposal.
      (iv) The financial implications of adoption of MACP Scheme have been taken into account by the Organisation/Body and the additional financial implications can be met by it within the existing Budget Grants.

2.       As per the revised arrangement, the proposal shall be processed by the Financial Advisor concerned in the first instance and subject to it meeting the requirements spelt out at (i). (ii) and (iv) above, he would obtain the orders of the administrative Head/Secretary concerned for approving the extension of MACPS to such a body.

3.       Above is brought to the notice of all concerned Ministry/Department in continuation of para 14 of Annexure-1 of MACPS dated 19.05.2009.

4.       Hindi version will follow.

(A.K. Srivasatava)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

Office Memorandum