The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) notified (Recruitment, Salary and other Terms and Conditions of Service of Staff Car Drivers) Rules, 2020.
The rules include various provisions related to application, constitution, number of posts, method, appointment, procedure, direct recruitment, condition of services and so on have been discussed.
The rules pertaining to initial constitutions says that the incumbent of the post of Staff Car Driver, who is holding such post on regular basis by becoming employee of the Appellate Tribunal on and from the dissolution of the Company Law Board or the Competition Appellate Tribunal shall be deemed to have been duly appointed under the provisions of these rules and the service rendered by him in the said post before the said dissolution shall be taken into account for the purpose of rights and privileges as to pension, gratuity and other like benefits.
The Number of post is 5 subject to variation dependent upon workload, no classification is applicable and level in pay matrix shall be Level-2 Rs.19,900 to Rs 63,200.
The method of recruitment will not be applicable; age limit will be between 18 and 27 years of age; a candidate must be a pass in the 10th standard from a recognised institution, possessing a valid driving licence for motor cars, knowledge of motor mechanism and be capable of removing minor defects in motor vehicles, Experience of driving of a motor car for at least three years; and desirable to have three years’ service as Home Guard or Civil Volunteer.
The Appellate Tribunal shall invite applications by advertisement on all India basis, for the said post and shall process for making appointments by the Appointing Authority, through a recognized professional agency having adequate experience in making recruitment in Central Government, Public Sector Undertakings or Tribunals through wide advertisement including publishing invariably in Employment News and selection shall be made on the basis of the recommendation of the Selection Committee for the respective post.
The notification lays down various working conditions for the position of Staff Car Driver.
Firstly, the conditions of service to the said post in matters of pay, allowances, leave and other conditions of service shall be regulated in accordance with such rules and regulations as are for the time being applicable to employees of the corresponding scale of pay of the Central Government from time to time.
Secondly, in matters relating to Provident Fund Scheme, Group Insurance or any other Insurance Scheme, age of superannuation, pension and retirement benefits of the Staff Car Driver working on deputation basis shall continue to be governed by the relevant rules as applicable to them in their parent Ministry or department or organisation.
Thirdly, the Appellate Tribunal shall recover contributions toward such schemes from their salary and remit the amount immediately to the lending Ministry or Department or Organisation and any loss of interest on account of late remittance shall be borne by the Appellate Tribunal.
Lastly, the Staff Car Driver of the Tribunal shall have the option to avail medical facilities as per their entitlement in the parent organisation.
The Staff Car Driver of the Appellate Tribunal shall have the option of claiming House Rent Allowance in accordance with the rate prescribed by the Central Government as applicable to the employees of the corresponding scales of pay of the Central Government.
However, they shall not be eligible for House Rent Allowance in case they are declared eligible for general pool residential accommodation and occupies such a Government accommodation allotted to them.Subscribe Taxscan AdFree to view the Judgment