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Dr. Jitendra Singh Promoted 4,000 CSS & CSSS Employees

The Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT) has recently issued Promotion orders of about 4,000 officials of different levels. The total number of promotions in Central Secretariat Service (CSS) has been 1,756 and 2,235 in Central Secretariat Stenographers’ Service (CSSS).  

Hence, total officials promoted in last few days are 3,991. Such a large number of officials have never been promoted in such a short time, in life of these two service cadre. It has resulted in happiness amongst the large and diverse sections of Central Secretariat Government Staff.  

These promotions are described as New Year Gift to the Central Government employees. The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh said this will help improve the motivation level of these officials and reflect in the performance of the Government. 

These promotions include higher level positions like Director (122), Deputy Secretary (340), Under Secretary (300) in Central Secretariat Service (CSS) and Senior Principal Private Secretary (Sr PPS) (approx 300), PPS (680) in Central Secretariat Stenographer Service (CSSS) and Section Officers (SO) and Private Secretary (PS) & PA at lower level in these two key service of Central Government. 

These Promotions for the staff of Central Secretariat was held up for some time due to litigation regarding service matter.  In addition to resolving the legal issues, Government has restructured both CSS and CSSS cadres to remove stagnation in these cadres. 

The government also appointed 3rd Cadre Restructuring Committee and accepted the report submitted by the committee. It has resulted in the availability of additional vacancies at higher level to accommodate the career aspirations of Government Staff. 



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