Civil Servants Retirement Rules 2020 for Govt Employees .
S.R.O. 320(I)/2020 in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 25 of the Civil Servants Act, 1973 (LXXI of 1973) read with Notification No. S.R.O. 120(1)/98 dated the 1988. The Prime Minister is pleased to make the following rules, namely:-
1. Short title and commencement.—(1) These rules shall be called the Civil Servants (Directory Retirement from Service) Rules, 2020:
(2) These rules shall come into force at once.
Definitions.—(1) In these rules, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,—
b- “competent authority” means the appointing authority in terms of Rule 6 of the Civil Servants (Appointment, Promotion, and Transfer) Rules, 1973;
c- “conduct unbecoming” means the conduct on the part of a civil servant that is contrary to public interests or which harms his standing or the standing of the civil service in the eyes of the public or is contrary to any. prescribed Jaw/ rules/ procedures! instructions and includes inefficiency on his part necessitating his directory
retirement under these rules.
d- “directory retirement” means retirement under clause (i) of subsection (1) of section 13 of the Act read with subsection (2) thereof;
f- (0 “retirement committee” means a committee constituted under these rules for review of cases for the purpose of directory retirement in respect of civil servants in BPS-19 and below.
2- All other words and expressions used but not defined in these rules shall, unless the context otherwise requires, have the same meanings as assigned thereto in the Act and rules made thereunder.
Composition of the Retirement Board. 3. Composition of retirement board—There shall be a retirement board to recommend to the competent authority directory retirement from service in respect of civil servants in BPS-20 and above and shall consist of……
4- Composition of retirement committees.—(1) There shall be .various retirement committees in each Division or Department or office to recommend to the competent authority directory retirement from service in respect of civil servants in BPS-19 and below.
5- Grounds for retirement.–(1) No civil servant shall be recommended for directory retirement under these rules unless any one or more of the following conditions is/are fulfilled in his/her case—
(a) has earned average performance evaluation reports (PERs) or adverse remarks have been recorded in three or more PERs from three different officers, for a period not less than six months and have attained-finality after appeal thereagainst if any;
(b) has been twice recommended for supersession by the Central Selection Board (CSB), Departmental Selection Board (DSB) or Departmental Promotion Committee (DPC), as the case may be, or twice not recommended for promotion by the High Powered Selection Board and such recommendations have been approved by the appointing authority and the matter has attained finality;’
(c) has been found guilty of corruption or has entered into plea bargain •or voluntary return with National Accountability. Bureau or any other investigating agency;
(d) has been on more than one occasion placed in category ‘C’ by the CSB, DSB or, as the case may be, DPC under the Civil Servants Promotion (BPS-18 to BPS-21) Rules, 2019; or
(e) has conduct unbecoming.
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