Improving the pay scales in respect of Attorney’s Cadre of Prosecution Department to Haryana Govt Employees
Government of Haryana, Finance department issued order vide No. 1/20/2016-5PR(FD) dated, Chandigarh the 21st August, 2018 regarding Improving the pay scales in respect of Attorney’s Cadre of Prosecution Department and details as follows.
All Haryana Attorneys Welfare Association of Prosecution Department had filed a CWP No. 14166 of 2014 with a prayer to upgrade the pay scales applicable to the cadre of Attorneys. Hon’ble High Court passed the following orders on 25.10.2016:-
“In the facts and circumstances of the present case, I am of the considered view that it would be in the interest of justice, if the case of the petitioner-Association is considered by a High Powered Committee as the Pay Anomaly Commission is not in existence at present. Therefore, I dispose of this petition with a direction to the respondents to constitute a Committee headed by the Chief Secretary, which shall also comprise the Principal Secretaries, Departments of Home, Finance as well as Director of Prosecution as its members, to examine the case of the petitioner Association and decide the same, in accordance with law, within a period of six months from the date of receipt of certified copy of this order. The petition stands disposed of accordingly.”
Accordingly, a Committee was constituted under the Chairmanship of the Chief Secretary to Government of Haryana and the following recommendations were made by the Committee:-
“The Committee does not find any reason ground to differ with the conclusion of the Commission and the Committee is of the considered view that there is no merit in the claim as put forth by the petitioner-association. Hence the same is hereby rejected.”
Subsequently, the petitioners filed a COOP No. 2012 of 2017 and the Hon’ble High Court was pleased to pass the following order on 06.02.2018:-
“Accordingly, direction is issued again to the concerned committee to reconsider the matter afresh without being influenced by the earlier letter and by taking necessary action within a period of two months. In case the presence of any of the representative of the petitioners association is required, be given an opportunity of hearing . Status report be filed on or before the next date of hearing.”
Accordingly, on re-consideration the matter, the Committee recommended higher pay scales for Assistant District Attorneys (ADAs),Deputy District Attorneys (DDAs) and District Attorneys (DAs).Accordingly, Government has decided to upgrade the pay scales applicable to the posts of ADA/DDA/DA of the Prosecution Department in the following manner w.e.f.01.04.2018:-
|Sr. No.||Name of Post||Existing Functional Pay Scale(as per 6th CPC)||Modified Functional Pay scale w.e.f 1.4.2018(as per 6th CPC)||Modified Functional Pay scale w.e.f 1.4.2018(as per 7th CPC)|
Concerned administrative department is advised to amend the department rule accordingly.
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Source: Government of Haryana