Re-designation of IAS Officers posted at State Government Departments

Government of West Bengal
Department of Personnel and Administrative Reforms
I.A.S. Cell, Nabanna, 7th Floor, Room No. 708
325, Sarat Chatterjee Road, Howrah – 711102

No. 1962-PAR-IAS/8P-36/2010 (Pt-II) Dated, Howrah, 17th December, 2021


Subject:: Re-designation of IAS Officers while posted at the State Government Departments.

The Indian Administrative Service officers posted in the various Department in different capacity such as Joint Secretary/ Additional secretary shall now be re-designated in the following manner: :

(A) Direct recruit I.A.S. Officers (R.R) posted in the Department shall be designated as:

  1. The officers having upto Pay Level – 11 of current Pay Matrix – Joint Secretary
  2. The officers having in Pay Level – 12 of current Pay Matrix – Special Secretary
  3. The officers having in Pay Level – 13 of current Pay Matrix – Senior Special Secretary

(B) The I.A.S Officers who are promoted from WBCS (Exe.)/ Non-SCS, on appointment to I.A.S. shall be designated in the following manner:

  1. Special Commissioner in the rank of Special Secretary (Pay Level – 12 of current Pay Matrix)
  2. Senior Special Secretary (Pay Level – 13 of current Pay Matrix)

This order supersedes this Department’s existing memorandum No. 1369-PAR(IAS)/8P-36/2010(Part) dated 23.06.2014 and shall take immediate effect.

Sd/- B.P. Gopalika
Additional Chief Secretary to the
Government of West Bengal

No. 1962-PAR dated 17.12.2021