Revision of Scale of Pay of Excise Constable/ Asstt. Sub-Inspector

Government of West Bengal
Finance Department
Audit Branch

No. 4263-F, Dated: 04.06.2009


The question of revision of scales of pay of Excise Constable and Assistant Sub-Inspector under the administrative control of Excise Department have been under consideration of the Government for some time past.

2. After careful consideration of the matter, the Governor has been pleased to revise the pay scales of the above mentioned posts under Excise Department as stated below:

Name of the PostScale of pay as per ROPA – ’90Scale of pay as revised
Excise ConstableRs. 920-1617/-with higher initial at Rs. 962 ( Scale No. 4)3350-6325/- (Scale No.6)
Assistant Sub-Inspector1040-1920/- (Scale No. 6)3800-7775/- (Scale No. 8)

3. The revised scale would take effect from 01.01.1996 notionally with actual effect from 01.04.2008.

4. The employees holding the above posts may exercise fresh option(s) under W.B.S. (ROPA) Rules, 1998 within 30 days from the date of issue of this memorandum.

5. The rules of initial Pay fixation in the revised pay scales and all other conditions as laid down in the W.B.S. (ROPA) Rules, 1998 excepting the date of actual effect shall apply mutatis-mutandis.

6. The existing employees in the post of Excise Constable shall be allowed the revised pay scales as mentioned above. However, the subsequent direct recruits will get the benefit of revised scale on the basis of revised recruitment rules to be framed with minimum recruitment qualification of Pass in the Secondary Examination or equivalent Examination in consultation with Public Service Commission, West Bengal as per recent Government decision.

7. The Excise Constable and A.S.I. under Excise Department shall be allowed PB-2 (Rs. 5400-25,200/-) with Grade Pay of Rs. 2,600/- and PB-3 (Rs. 7,100- 37,600/-) with Grade Pay of Rs. 3,200/- respectively under W.B.S. (ROPA) Rules, 2009. They may exercise option(s) to come under ROPA ‘2009 within 60 days from the date of issue of this memorandum.

8. The Accountant General (A&E), West Bengal and the Principal Accountant General (Audit), West Bengal are being informed.

Sd/- S. K. Chattopadhyay
Special Secretary to the
Government of West Bengal
Finance Department

No. 4263-F dated 04.06.2009

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