prpri Extension of ad-hoc appointment of 694 Income Tax Officers Extension of ad-hoc appointment of 694 Income Tax Officers

Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
(Central Board of Direct Taxes)

North Block, New Delhi.
The 20 October, 2020.


All the Pr.Chief Commissioner of Income Tax,
Central Board of Direct Taxes.

Sub: Extension of ad-hoc appointment in the grade of Income Tax Officer — reg.

Sir/ Madam,

I am directed to refer to the abovementioned subject and to convey concurrence of the Department of Personnel & Training (DoP&T) in respect of 694 officers, as in Annexure-A, for extending the ad-hoc appointment to the grade of Income Tax Officer till 31.12.2020, made by the respective Cadre Controlling Authorities (CCAs).

2. It may be pertinent to state here that the CBDT has issued instructions regarding timely submission of proposals to the Board for seeking approval of the DoP&T for extension of Ad-hoc appointments of the officers working under the administrative control of the respective CCAs. Despite it, some of the CCAs had submitted the proposal to the Board even after the existing term of Ad-hoc appointment of few officers had expired. The DoP&T has taken it very seriously.

3. All the CCAs are, therefore once again requested to follow the instruction contained in DoP&T OM No, 28036/8/87-ESTT.D dated 30.03.1988 in case of Ad-hoc appointment without any fail. In future, if the proposal for seeking approval of the DoP&T regarding extension of Ad-hoc appointment i.r.o. ITOs is not received in CBDT well before 90 days of the date on which their term would cease to exist. such proposal shall not be considered and the concerned CCA would require to take action in such case in accordance with DoP&T’s OM dated 30.03.1988.

4. In case, DOP&T’s approval for further extention of any of the ITO’s out of the list of 694 officers is required, a proposal with justification should reach to the undersigned on or before 10.2020 by post or email at, failing which the Department may not be in a position to process the requests of the respective CCA’s.

Yours faithfully,

Encl: as above.

(Yogesh Sharma)
Under Secretary to the Government of India
Tel# 23095474

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