Engagement of Consultants (Retired Govt. Servants) in the Ministry of Corporate Affairs – reg.

No. A-12034/0lj2022-Ad.I
Government of India
Ministry of Corporate Affairs


Subject: Engagement of Consultants (Retired Govt. Servants) in the Ministry
of Corporate Affairs – reg.

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs invites applications from retired Central
Govt. servants for engagement as Consultants on contract basis, initially for a
period of one year from the date of engagement which may be extended by
another one year, subject to the requirement of the Ministry and satisfactory
performance of the consultant.

2. Terms and Conditions of the engagement are as under.

I. Number of Posts – 02 posts.
II. Eligibility criteria: Should have retired from the posts of Section
Officer/Under Secretary /Deputy Secretary /Director of the Central
Secretariat Service (CSS).
III. Age limit: Maximum age limit is 63 years (as on last date of receipt of
IV. Experience: Should have experience in the fields of Establishment, Budget,
Finance, General Administration including procurement of goods and services,
processing and formulation of Schemes run by Central Government, Policy and
Planning, Rules and Regulations governing civil services etc. and should be able to
independently process and prepare proposals relating to above. The person must be
able to work in MS Word, Power Point and should be proficient in noting, drafting
and examining proposals/ cases.
V. Salary of the consultants will be fixed on ‘Last pay drawn minus basic
pension’ basis. No increment and Dearness Allowance shall be allowed _
during the term of the contract.
VI. In addition to the above salary, consultants will also be entitled to a fixed
rate of Transport Allowance (T A) of Rs.3000 / – per month. T A will remain
unchanged during the term of appointment.
VII. Consultants will not be entitled to any other allowances/perk.
VIII. The term of appointment shall ordinarily be for an initial period not
exceeding one year which is extendable by another one year. Beyond two
years after the age of superannuation where adequate justification exists,
the term may be extended based on a review of the task and the performance
of the contract appointee, provided it shall not be extended beyond 5 years
after superannuation.
IX. Leave: Paid leave may be allowed at the rate of 1.5 days for each completed
month of service rendered as Consultant. No payment in lieu of unutilized
leave will be paid by this Ministry at the time of expiry of contract.
Accumulation of leave beyond a calendar year will not be allowed.

3. Other Terms and Conditions:

1. Headquarter of Consultants will be New Delhi.
11. They will not be entitled to telephone facilities, staff car, and residential
accommodation from Central Government pool.
111. The engagement of the Consultant will be purely on Contractual basis.
IV. The engagement may be curtailed at any time by giving a 15 days notice,
before the expiry of contract.
v. The consultant shall sign an agreement of confidentiality with the
Government of India containing a clause on Ethics and Integrity.
VI. The Consultants may be called in the Office on Saturdays, Sundays and
other Gazetted Holidays or may be asked to sit late in the office after office
hours, in case of exigencies of work. No extra allowance will be paid for the
Vll. TDS as admissible shall be deducted from the monthly remuneration. A
TDS Certificate will be issued by the concerned DDO on demand.
V111. Consultants will have to follow the normal working hours as prescribed (i.e.
09:00 AM to 05:30 PM). However, in case of exigency/need, may have to sit
late to complete the time bound work and even attend office on holidays
and weekly offs.

4. Willing retired officers, who can Jom immediately, may submit their
particulars in the enclosed format along with relevant documents to the Section
Officer, Admin-I section, Room No. 518, A-wing, Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi,
latest by 07.11.2022.

5. CS Division is requested to give wide publicity to this circular.

(Riazul Haque)
Under Secretary to the Government of India


1. All Ministries/Departments of Government of India.
2. CS-I Division, DoP&T, Lok Nayak Bhawan, New Delhi-ll0003 (for wide
circulation and to upload the circular on DOP&T website).
3. E-Governance Cell, MCA (with the request to upload the circular on MCA
4. DDG (Stats)
5. Guard File.

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