Grievance redressal - a retired lecturer claimed that he was eligible for higher pay scale which were given to his juniors but not to him – Information Commissioner spoke telephonically to US, Depart of College Ed – directed fixation in appropriate scale
1. The matter, in short, is that the appellant was a Lecturer in Civil Engineering in Moti Lal Nehru Government Polytechnic, Puducherry. He retired from service in 2003. It is his contention that he was eligible for pay scale of 10,000/- to 15,000/- as on 1.1.1996 and that of 12,000/- to 18,300/- w.e.f. 1.1.2000 but the Government did not give him the above mentioned pay scales even though his juniors were given these pay scales.
2. I have spoken to Shri M. N. Gunashekharan, Under Secretary, Department of College Education, on telephone. He informs that the appellant has a good case. In the premises, he is hereby directed to ensure that the appellant is fixed in the appropriate pay scales by the Government at the earliest and arrears of pay are also paid to him.
3. This order may be complied with in 08 weeks time.
Central Information Commissioner
Citation: H Abdul Hadi v. Government of Puducherry in File No. CIC/RM/A/2012/000233/LS