Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
(Department of Personnel and Training)
North Block, New Delhi, the 19th May, 2009
SUBJECT: -MODIFIED ASSURED CAREER PROGRESSION SCHEME (MACPS) FOR THEC ENTRAL GOVERNMENT CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES.
The Sixth Central Pay Commission in Para 6.1.15 of its report, has recommended Modified Assured Career Progression Scheme(MACPS). As per the recommendations,
financial upgradation will be available in the next higher grade pay whenever ane mployee has completed 12 years continuous service in the same grade. However, not
more than two financial upgradations shall be given in the previous Scheme. The Scheme will also be available to all posts belonging to Group “A” whether isolated or not. However, organised Group “A” services will not bec overed under the Scheme the entire career, as was provided.
2. The Government has considered the recommendations of the Sixth Central Pay Commission for introduction of a MACPS and has accepted the same with furtherm odification to grant three financial upgradations under the MACPS at intervals of 10,2 0 and 30 years of continuous regular service.
3. The Scheme would be known as “MODIFIED ASSURED CAREER PROGRESSION.
SCHEME (MACPS) FOR THE CENTRAL GOVERNMENT CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES. ThisS cheme is in supersession of previous ACP Scheme and clarifications issued there under
and shal! be applicable to all regularly appointed Group “A”, “B”, and “C” Central Government Civilian Employees except officers of the Organised Group “A” Service.
The status of Group “D” employees would cease on their completion of prescribedt raining, as recommended by the Sixth Central Pay Commission and would be treated as Group “C” employees. Casual employees, including those granted ‘temporary status’ and employees appointed in the Government only on adhoc or contract basis shall not qualify for benefits under the aforesaid Scheme. The details of the MACP Scheme and
conditions for grant of the financial upgradation under the Scheme are given in Annexure-l.
4. An Screening Committee shall be constituted in each Department to consider the case for grant of financial upgradations uhder the MACP Scheme. The Screening Committee shall consist of a Chairperson and two members. The members of the Committee shall
comprise officers holding posts which are at least one level above the grade in which the MACP is to be considered and not below the rank of Under Secretary equivalent in the Government. The Chairperson should generally be a grade above the members oft he Committee.