Government of West Bengal
Higher Education Department
Bikash Bhavan, Salt Lake, Calcutta-91
No. 1196-Edn(A)/5P-90/12, Dated: 31.12.12
From : Shri Vivek Kumar, IAS
Secretary to the Govt. of West Bengal.
To : The Director of Public Instruction
Govt. of West Bengal
Sub: Applicability of the terms and conditions towards Redesignation & Career Advancement Scheme for the teachers, librarians, physical instructors of the Government Colleges in West Bengal.
Consequent on implementation of revised pay structure under the UGC Pay revision scheme in terms of this Department’s memo no. 864-Edn(A) dt 28.08.2009, references were received in this Department seeking clarification as regards the redesignation of teachers, librarians, physical instructors subsequent to revision of their pay and also seeking guidelines in regards to applicability of Career Advancement Scheme (CAS) in the light of UGC Regulations on Minimum Qualification for Appointment of Teachers and Other Academic Staff in Universities and Colleges and Measures for the Maintenance of Standards in Higher Education, 2010.
2. Now, after careful consideration and keeping in view of the local conditions applicable in the state, the Governor has been pleased to decide that the Career Advancement Scheme and Other Service Conditions of Teachers, Librarians and Physical Instructors in Government Colleges in West Bengal, as annexed, will be followed by all Government Colleges in West Bengal under the administrative control of this Department in regard to Redesignation and Career Advancement Scheme of Teachers so that the revised pay structure as introduced in terms of G.O. No. 864-Edn (A) dated 28.08.2009 and the scheme of Career advancement and other service conditions of teachers of Government Colleges, as annexed, will be considered a composite one.
3. The above scheme will be applicable only in respect of the teachers, librarians and physical instructors of Government Colleges under the administrative control of this Department and will take effect from 01.11.2012 with the concurrence of Finance Department vide U.O. No. 978 Group-P (Pay) dt. 05.09.2012.
4. This order is in continuation of the earlier orders of this Department numbered 913-Edn(A) dt. 24.9.2009, 88-Edn (A) dt. 18.02.2010 and 531- Edn(A) dt. 15.06.2010, 139-Edn(A) dt. 28.02.2011 issued in this regard as and where applicable. The annexed scheme will be effective from 01.11.2012 except in cases where the date of effect has been specified separately in any individual paragraph of the Scheme.
Enclo : As stated.