Fixation of inter se seniority of the staff rendered surplus and redeployed on different occasions but in the same office.
O.M.No.9/22/68-Estt.(D) Dated 6.2.69.
The surplus employees are not entitled for benefit of the past service rendered in the previous organisation for the purpose of their seniority in the new organisation. Such employees are to be treated as fresh entrants in the matter of their seniority, promotions etc.
4.3.2 When two or more surplus employees of a particular grade in an office are selected on different dates for absorption in a grade in another office, their inter-se seniority in the latter office will be same as in their previous office provided that –
(i) no direct recruit has been selected for appointment to that grade in between these dates; and
(ii) if there are no fixed quotas for direct recruitment and promotion to the grade in question in the new office no promotee has been approved for
appointment to that grade in between these dates.
4.3.3 When two or more surplus employees of a particular grade in an office are simultaneously selected for re-deployment in another office in a grade, their inter se seniority in the particular grade, on redeployment in the latter office, would be the same as it was in their previous office.
4.3.4 The above orders would not be applicable in respect of personnel who are appointed on the recommendations of the UPSC to posts/services recruitment to which is made through the Commission. Seniority of surplus officers appointed on the recommendations of the Commission will be decided on merits in consultation with the Commission.