Recommendations of Seventh CPC with regard to Firefighting Staff
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel P.G & pensions
Department of Personnel and Training
North Block, New Delhi
Dated: 17th Oct, 2016
Sub: Recommendations of Seventh CPC with regard to Firefighting Staff.
The undersigned is directed to refer to para.7.7.24 of the report of 7th CPC wherein it has been recommended for drafting of Model Recruitment Rules for the Firefighting Staff of all Central Government Departments and UTs with similar designation and pay structure.
2. In view of the above it is requested to furnish information on the following points:
I. Whether Firefighting Staff is existing, if yes, the hierarchy and the strength in each grade/level thereof;
II. Copy of the existing Recruitment Rules for all the levels.
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III. Comments on the recommendations of 7th CPC.
Under Secretary (RR-II)
Report of the Seventh CPC : Analysis and Recommendations
7.7.24 It is observed that the hierarchical structure of the Firefighting Staff in different organisations varies considerably.
The Commission feels that there is a need for a unified and standard hierarchical structure/pattern for the Firefighting Staff considering that there is similarity in their nature of duties irrespective of the organisation.
Thus it recommends drafting of Model Recruitment Rules for the Firefighting Staff of all Central Government Departments and UTs with similar designation and pay structure.
Replacement pay levels are recommended till such time that model Recruitment Rules are drafted and finalised.
However, taking into account the risk and hardship faced by these employees, an allowance based on cell R2H3 [Level >=9: ₹3,400 pm, Level <=8: ₹2,700 pm] of the Risk and Hardship matrix is recommended for them.