GDS - COMPASSIONATE APPOINTMENT SCHEME - REVIEWED & REVISED
Salient features of the revised scheme :
Previous point system has been dispensed with & new scheme extended to missing GDS cases also.The scheme will come into effect from the date of issue of this letter. Applicable to pending cases also.Already settled cases will not be reopened.Scheme will not be applicable for GDS working on ad hoc / provisional basis / substitute / trainee"Dependent family member" categorized in to 7Head of the Circle will be the competent authorityApplicant should be eligible & suitable - as per the conditions prescribed for normal regular selection.Scheme will not be applicable for Notified / referred to Employment Exchange / identified for surplus / redeployment casesAge : lower age limit - 18 years and above & upper age limit relaxation vested with the powers of HoC.No relaxation in the educational qualification prescribed.No time limit for application but within a reasonable time - cases will be considered and decided with in three months.Missing GDS cases : at least two years time from the date of missing. In case of missing the compassionate engagement is not be a matter of right.Prescribed pro forma may be used for applicationSpeaking order would be issued by HoC on rejected cases.Undertaking in writing should be given by the selected candidate regarding the proper maintenance of the dependents.The power of termination of engagement on compassionate grounds are vested with HoC after selection.