New Delhi (7th Pay Commission): The time has come to increase the salary and promotion of central employees. That is, the car of the employees’ Appraisal is now running. Employees have to submit their self-appraisal to their reporting officer by June 30. After the happiness of increasing DA from 1st July, now the beginning of appraisal has brought double good news for the employees.
Online window launched for Appraisal
The HR-Soft online window of the Annual Performance Assessment Report (APAR) module has been launched by EPFO. This window is open for Group A, Group B and Group C employees. By going to this window, all the central employees will have to file their review and report. This appraisal process has to be completed by December 31.
The appraisal was postponed twice
Earlier, due to Coronavirus, the annual appraisal of the financial year 2020-21 was postponed further. The Department of Personal Training (DoPT) had issued an order in this regard on April 14, 2021, according to which the date of submission of Annual Performance Assessment Report (APAR) of Group A, B, and C of CSS, CSSS, and CSCS cadre is December 31. It has been extended till 2021. According to the order, those who have retired on February 28, 2021, will also get the benefit. Although even before this, the APAR of central employees for the financial year 2019-20 was pushed forward, then it was postponed till March 2021. Whereas the date of completion of this was 31 December 2020.
Appraisal window open
According to Harishankar Tiwari, former President of Civil Accounts Brotherhood AG UP, the window of APAR has now opened. It will be received as arrears from the date on which it is due. The same is true about pensioners that those who are retiring are being given a provisional pension. When a government employee retires, he gets a provisional pension. This pension is made according to his last salary. However, there is not much difference between an actual pension and provisional pension.
The process to be completed by 31st December
According to the Department of Personal Training order, the work of distribution of blank forms/generation of APAR was to be completed by 31 May 2021. After this, by June 30, the employees have to submit the report to the self-appraisal officer. After this, it will go to the review officer and through all the procedures, this appraisal process has to be completed by 31st December.