In case a Stenographer is now posted in a lower cadre post, the same will be deemed to have been upgraded within one year by which he/she will be transferred as per Cadre Schedule.
Stenographers use a method of shorthand for taking quick notes on a steno machine in order to catch each word that is spoken and commit it to the public record.
Promotion of Schedule ‘B’ Stenographers to the higher scales would henceforth be made functional and the services of the Schedule ‘B’ Stenographers would be transferable at any Office.
Appointments to the posts of English Stenographer [Basic Grade] shall be made through an open competitive examination to be held by the West Bengal Staff Selection Commission.
Draft Cadre Schedule distributing all the posts of Schedule ‘B’ Stenographers to all the Department/ Directorates/ Regional Offices under the Government of West Bengal, has been prepared.
If the movement of Schedule ‘B’ Stenographers to the higher scales in the ratio of 4:3:3 is made functional, the services of Schedule ‘B’ Stenographers will be transferable.
Revision of pay scales of Stenographers having various nomenclatures such as Junior Stenographer, Senior Stenographer, Personal Assistant, Personal Secretary etc.
Movement of Schedule-B Stenographers to higher scales as per promotion policy statement of 1981 would be treated as non-functional one and therefore provisions of Reservation Rules in respect of SC/ST etc. candidates will not apply in such cases.