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Recruitment Division

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MPR DIVISION (Manpower Planning & Recruitment Division)

The Manpower Planning & Recruitment Division is headed by Dy CAO (MPR) who is also the Liaison Officer for SC/ST/PH and Ex-Servicemen Employees of AFHQ/ISOs. It comprises 04 sections viz CAO/R-1, CAO/R-2, CAO/R-3 and CAO/CP Cell. The Charter of Duties of these sections are as under :-

(a) Recruitment – 1 (CAO/R-1)

(i) Recruitment for Group `A’ posts;

(ii) Recruitment of Section Officers through Civil Services Exam conducted by UPSC;

(iii) Recruitment of Senior Technical Assistant, Data Processing Assistant, Senior Research Officer & other Group `B’ posts in AFHQ;

(iv) Compassionate appointment as per Government policy to dependents of AFHQ employees who died while in service or are retired on medical grounds;

(v) Recruitment of Multi Tasking Staff (MTS); and

(vi) Processing of filling up of post on deputation in AFHQ as per recruitment rules.

(b) Recruitment – 2 (CAO/R-2)

(i) Framing, Amendment, Review and Repealing of Recruitment Rules of all posts under the Cadre Controlling Authority of the JS(Trg) & CAO in AFHQ and ISOs;

(ii) Encadrement/decadrement of posts;

(iii) Re-employment of civilians on superannuation;

(iv) Re-verification of character and antecedents of Government employees working in sensitive organizations and positive vetting of officers engaged in work of extra sensitive nature in AFHQ & ISOs excluding Naval Headquarters; and

(v) Processing of cases received/initiated by Dy CAO (MPR) as Liaison Officer for SC/ST and Physically Handicapped.

(c ) Recruitment – 3 (CAO/R-3)

(i) Recruitment of Assistants, Steno `C’ (Personal Assistant), Steno `D’ and LDC. Recruitment of Senior Translator, Junior Translator and Data Entry Operator Grade `B’;

(ii) Filling of other isolated posts through Direct Recruitment/Deputation/Re-Employment and absorption basis; and

(iii) Direct Recruitment of Staff Car Driver.

(d) Career Planning Cell (CAO/CP Cell)

(i) Cadre Review of various Cadres in AFHQ/ISOs & other matters relating to career progression of employees;

(ii) All work relating to Pay Commission including anomalies, Court cases related thereto, implementation etc;

(iii) Revision of pay scales based on Govt. decisions on recommendations of expert bodies, etc; and

(iv) Vetting of PE of various organization in AFHQ & ISOs in respect of civilian strength.

Links & Circulars:
Encadrement Order dt 19 Mar 2019
Order regarding use of cadre designations in Service HQs and ISOs dt 27 Jul 2018
Directions of Hon'ble Raksha Mantri 04 Jan 2018
Order Regarding Abolishment of Posts of CMO/RMC dt 14 Dec 2017       Corrigendum(11 Jan 2018)         Corrigendum(26 Dec 2018)
Recruitment Rules/ Other Service Rules
Encadrement Order dt 05 Nov 2018                                                                                     Amendment
Encadrement Order dt 01 Aug 2018 (ASO)
Encadrement Order dt 21 Jun 2017 (MTS)
Encadrement Order      Corrigendum
Details of Backlog Vaccancies for SC/ST/OBC
Suggestion/Comments on revision of Recruitment Rules in respect of Group Head Mechanic(Mechanical and Electrical), Mechanic (Mechanical) and Assistant Mechanic (Mechanical), Group 'C' posts
The MPR Division runs a scheme for compassionate appointment. The object of the Scheme is to grant appointment on compassionate grounds to adependent family member of a Government servant dying in harness or who is retired on medical grounds, thereby leaving his family in penury and without any means of livelihood, to relieve the family of the Government servant concerned from financial destitution and to help it get over the emergency.
Scheme for Compassionate Appointment: Instructions & Proforma

Clarification Regarding Regulation of Conditions etc after 6th CPC Implementation

FAQs: English & Hindi
FAQs:      Stenographers Grade 'C' and 'D'
Relative Merit Points and Revised Procedure- MoD I.D. No.19(2)/2017-D(Lab)dated 09/01/2018
Following forms can be downloaded or printed from the Forms page:
(a) Medical form required for initial employment to AFHQ Service
(b) Application form for compassionate employment
Service Rules
1 AFHQ Clerical Service (Amendments) Rules,2014. Click here for details (English) & (Hindi)
2 AFHQ Civil Service Rules 2001
3 AFHQ Civil Service Rules, 1968
4 AFHQ Civil Services (Amendment) Rules, 2002. Click here for details in (English) & (Hindi)
5 AFHQ Civil Service Rules 2011 - SRO-27 Click here for details in (English) & (Hindi)
6 AFHQ Stenographers Service (A & B Gp Posts) Rules 2003
7 AFHQ Stenographers Service Gp C Rules 2003
8 AFHQ Official Language Service (Group' A ' and 'B' posts) Amendment Rules, 2012 (Eng) & (Hindi)
9 AFHQ Civil Service Rules,2018  हिंदी
10 AFHQ Civil Service (Amendment) Rules, 2011 in Ministry of Defence (Eng) & (Hindi)
11AFHQ Clerical Service Rules -2001(Eng) & (Hindi)
12 AFHQ Official Language(OL) - RR 2008(Eng). & (Hindi)  
Cadre Restructuring
  Administrative Order regarding distribution of additional posts in the grade of Principal Director of AFHQ Civil Service
  Administrative Order regarding distribution of additional posts in the grade of Directors of AFHQ Civil Service
  Channel of Reporting : Sanitary Inspector of AFHQ/ISOs
  Administrative Order regarding re-appropriation of posts Sanitary Inspectors Corrigendum
  Administrative Order regarding Cadre Restructuring of Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service dt 05 Oct 2017/ सशस्त्र सेना मुख्यालय सिविल सेवा की संवर्ग पुनर्संरचना के संबंध में प्रशासनिक आदेश
  Administrative Order regarding Cadre Restructuring of Armed Forces Headquaters (AFHQ) Civil Service (Joint Directors)

Creation of 07 Posts of Principal Director & 36 Posts of Director in AFHQ Civil Service as a part of Cadre Restructing                                    

  Administrative Order regarding Cadre Restructuring of Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service(Amendment No 5) dt 01 May 2015 (English)
  Post Cadre Restructuring: Allocation of Posts in CAO in Different Grades 19-01-2015 (English
  Administrative Order regarding Cadre Restructuring of Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service dt 01 Jan 2015 (English)
  Administrative Order regarding Cadre Restructuring of Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service dt 26-11-2014 (English & Hindi)
  Cadre Restructuring of Armed Forces Headquarters (AFHQ) Civil Service dt 22-10-2014 (English & Hindi)
  Cadre Restructuring of AFHQ Official Language Service dt 10 Jan 2015 (English & Hindi)
  Allocation/Redistribution of AFHQ Official Language Service after Cadre Restructuring dt 03 Apr 2015 (English & Hindi)
  Cadre Restructuring of Armed Forces Headquarters Stenographers Services (AFHQ SS) dt 21-05-2014 (English&Hindi) Corrigendum (English&Hindi)
  Authorisation of Stenographers to Service Officers in IHQ and ISOs of Ministry of Defence
  Authorisation of Stenographers to Civilian Officers in IHQ and ISOs of Ministry of Defence
  Authorization of Stenographer to Officers in IHQ and ISOs of Ministry of Defence (English&Hindi)
  Orders issued by DOP&T w.r.t Review/Framing/Ammendment of Service Rules/RRs in AFHQ/ISOs part-i & part -ii
  Profile of Service, Duties, Career prospects etc of Section Officer in AFHQ Civlil Service.
  Change in the Nomenclature( Assistant, UDC, LDC) of AFHQ Civil/Clerical Service (English&Hindi)
  Rank Equivalence.
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