Notification of Age Limit under Rules 17-A

Notification of Age Limit under Rules 17-A

The reference you letter No.DAO/KSR/ADMN-760 dated 25.01.2021 on the subject noted above,

  1. The matter has been examined in the Regulation Wing, S&GAD and point-wise reply in annotated form is as under:-


Sr.No. Point of Advice Reply of Regulations Wing, S&GAD
i) Para No. 2 of the Regulations Wing, S&GAD letter dated 1.2.2019 states that “the civil servants retired on medical grounds in category “A” or “B” are entitled to get the benefit of Appointment under Rule 17-A of the Punjab Civil Servants (Appointment and Conditions of Service) Rules, 1974. Whereas vide clarification dated 24.11.2020 to the Deputy Commissioner, Toba Tek Sindh Regulations Wing S&GAD is of the view that the Benefit of you cannot be extended to the child/wife of an incapacitated civil servant retired on medical grounds in category “B”. The invitation/incapacitation from government service in category “B” does not fall in the type of permanent incapacitation, hence, the benefit of Rule 17-A cannot be extended to the legal heirs of the government servant who invalidated in category “B”


A female teacher died on 12.9.1982 and the concerned department (District Education Authority) issued the appointment orders in respect of the married daughter of the deceased teacher on 09.10.2020 (after the closing of 38 years) whose age at this time is 40 years and she was at the age of 01 years when her mother died. No time limit has been prescribed under Rule 17-A of the Punjab Civil Servants  (Appointment and Conditions of Service) Rules, 1974 for availing the benefit of the job. Furthermore, 15 years age reservation is permission in case of appointment under Rule 17-A as per Rule 3(viii) and 3(iv) of the Punjab Civil Servants Recruitment (Relaxation of Upper age limit) Rules, 1976.


In Another case a female incompetent died in service after rending 4 years of regular service and the department issued appointment orders to the widower, The question arises that as to whether the benefit of a job be granted to a widower or not. No provision available for appointment of widower under Rule 17-A.


 

Notification of Age Limit under Rules 17-A
Notification of Age Limit under Rules 17-A