*The Punjab State Agricultural Marketing Board 2[Group-A] Service Rules, 1988

* The rules were published in Punjab Govt. Gazatte (Extra.) dated 17-02-1988 vide Notification No. 11(9)-M-79/63


1. Short title and application -
(1) These rules may be called the Punjab State Agricultural Marketing Board (class I)2 [See Amendment 2015] [See 3rd Amendment 2015]3 Service Rules, 1988. (2) They shall apply to the posts specified in Appendix 'A'.
2. Definition -
In these rules unless the context otherwise requires ,-
(a) 'ACT ' means the Punjab Agricultural Produce Markets Act 1961( Punjab Act No. 23 of 1961);
(b) 'Appendix' means an appendix to these rules;
(c) Chairman means the Chairman of the Board;
(d) Direct Appointment  means an appointment mad otherwise than by promotion or by transfer of a person already in the Service of the Board or Government of India or of a State Government;
(e) Education Board  means the Punjab School Education Board establishment under Punjab School Education Board Act, 1969;
(f) Form  means a form appended to these rules;
(g) Government  means the Government of the State of Punjab in the Agriculture wing of the Department of Agriculture and Forests;
(h) Non technical post  means a post which does not require any technical qualifications and has been shown as such in Appendix 'A';
(i) Recognised university or institute  means :-
(1) Any university or institute incorporated by law in India ;
(2) In case of degrees, diplomas or certificates obtained as a result of examinations held before the 15th August 1947 the Punjab, Sind or Dacca university ; and
Any other university or institute which is recognized by the Government for the purposes of these rules ;

(j) Recruiting Authority means a Committee to be constituted by the Board with the prior approval of the Government with 1[Chairman of the Board ] See Amendment as Chairman and such other members as may be specified by it from time to time for the purposes of making direct appointment to the service ;
(k) Service means the Punjab State Agricultural Marketing Board (class I) Service;
(l) Technical Post  means a post, which requires technical qualifications and has been shown as such in Appendix 'A'.


1. Substituted vide Notification No. GSR 75/PA 23/61/S,43/Amd. (8)/96, dated 30/12/1996
2. Substituted vide Notification No. GSR 21/PA 23/1961/S.43/Amd. (14)/2015, dated 08/04/2015
3. Substituted vide Notification No. GSR 42/P.A. 23/1961/S.43/Amd. (16)/2015, dated 18/07/2015

4. Sub vide Notification No (11)/13/93-M-3/5750 Dated 27/8/2003


3. Number and character of post -
The service shall comprise the post specified in Appendix 'A' :
         Provided that nothing in these rule shall effect the inherent right of the Board to add to or reduce the number of such posts or to create new posts with different categories and designations and scales of pay either permanently or temporarily with the prior approval of the Government.
4. Nationality, Domicile and character of candidates appointed to service -
(1) No candidate shall be appointed to the service unless he is :-


(a) A citizen of India
(b) A citizen of Nepal; or
(c) A subject of Bhutan; or
(d) A Tibetan refugee who came over the January 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India; or
(e)  A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda and the East African countries of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawai, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India :

 Provided that candidates belonging to any of the categories (b), (c), (d), (e) shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been has been issued by the Government of Punjab in the Department of Home Affairs and Justice.
(2)  A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to an examination or interview conducted by the appointing authority on his furnishing proof that he has applied for the certificate but he shall not be appointed to the Service unless a certificate of eligibility is given to him by the Government of Punjab in Department of Home Affairs and Justice.
(3)  No person shall be recruited to the Service by direct appointment unless, he produces :-
(i)  A certificate of character from the Principal academic officer of the university college, school of institute last attended if any and similar certificates from two responsible person not  being his relatives, who are well acquainted with him in his private life and are unconnected with his university, college, school or institution :
(ii)  An affidavit to the effect that he has never convicted for ant criminal offence and that he was never dismissed or removed from service of any State Government, Government of India or any public sector undertaking; and
(iii)  His character and antecedents are found to be satisfactory by the District Magistrate concerned.
5. Age and Physical Fitness -
(1) No person shall be recruited to the service by direct appointment , if he is less than eighteen years of age or is more than thirty years of age on the first day of January of the year next preceding the last day of submission of applications fixed by the Committee, or unless he is within such range of minimum and maximum age limits as may be specified by the Government from time to time :
      Provided that the appointing authority may with the prior approval of the Board for reasons to be recorded in writing relax the upper age limit for a category of class of persons :
      Provided further that in case of candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes and other Backward Classes, the upper age limit shall be such as may be fixed by the Government of Punjab from time to time.
Note :- For age limit in case of recruitment of Ex-Servicemen, the provisions of rule 6 of the Punjab Recruitment of Ex-service Rules, 1982 shall apply.
(2) (i) No person recruited to the Service by direct appointment shall be allowed to join the Service unless he, within the period to be specified by the appointing authority  has appeared for medical examination before the concerned Civil Surgeon or the Chief Medical Officer as the case may be and has been declared by the Civil Surgeon or the Chief Medical Officer as the case may be to be physically fir for the duties which he will have to perform as member of the service :
      Provided that a person appointed on purely temporary basis for a period not exceeding three months shall not be required to produce medical certificate before joining the Service.
(ii) The report of the Civil Surgeon or Chief Medical Officer in terms of Clause (i) shall be final.
6. Appointing Authority -
All appointments to the service shall be made by the
2 [Chairman of the Board] 3 [ Provided that appointment to the post of Chief Engineer and General Manger Marketing shall be made by the Govt.]

1. Substituted vide Notification No. GSR 75/PA 23/61/S,43/Amd. (8)/96, dated 30/12/1996

2. Sub Vide Notification No. 11/13/93-M-3/5750 Dated 27/8/20013

3. Sub vide Notification No. G.S.R. 86/P.A. 23/61/S.43/Amd (11)/2001 Dated 17/7/2001


7. Disqualification -
(a) no person who has entered into or contracted a marriage with a person having a spouse ; or
(b) Who having a spouse living has entered into contracted a marriage with any person shall be appointed to the Service ;
      Provided that if the Secretary of the board is satisfied that such marriage is permissible under the personal law applicable to such person and the other party to the marriage and that there are other grounds or so doing, he may exempt any person from the operation of this rule.

8. Method of recruitment and qualifications
(1) Subject to the provisions of sub-rule (4) appointment to the service shall be made in the manner specified in Appendix 'B' ;
      1[Provided that if no suitable candidate is available for appointment by promotion to a post in the Service, such post shall be filled in by transfer or by making a person on deputation as the appointing authority may decide in the this behalf ]
2. No person shall be appointed to a post in the service unless he possesses the qualifications and experience as specified against that post in  Appendix 'B';
(3) All appointments by promotion to the service shall be mad by selection on the basis of seniority-cum-merit and no person shall be entitled to claim promotion on the basis of seniority alone.
(4) The following percentage of posts in the Service shall be reserved for each method of appointment indicated for categories mentioned thereunder namely :-
(A) By direct appointment :-
(i) for members of the Scheduled Castes  ................... 25 per cent
(ii)  for members of the Backward Classes .................. 5  per cent
(iii) For Ex-Servicemen ........................................... 15 per cent
(B) By promotion :-
(i) for members of the Scheduled Castes ........ 20 per cent
2
[(ii) for members of the Backward Classes ........ 2 per cent] See Amendment
  Provided that reservation in the case of sportsmen handicapped persons, freedom fighters of fir ant other categories of person shall also be upto such percentage as may from time to time, be specified by the Government of Punjab for the corresponding service under it.

1. Substituted vide Notification No. GSR 39/PA 23/61/S,43/Amd. (8)/89, dated 25/07/1990. Published in the gazatte dated 27-07-1990
2. Omitted vide Notification No. G.S.R.35/P.A.23/1961/S.43/Amd.(15)/2015, dated 21/05/2015. Published in the gazatte dated 05-06-2015

9. Probation of persons appointed to service -
(1) Persons appointed to the Service shall remain on probation for a period of two years.
Provided that -
(a) Any period , after such appointment spent on deputation on a corresponding or  a higher post shall count towards the period of probation
(b) In the case of appointment by transfer, any period of work in equivalent or higher rank, prior to appointment to the Service may in the discretion of the appointing authority be allowed to count towards the period of the probation ;
(c) Any period of officiating appointment to the Service shall be recknoned as period spent on probation, but no person who has so officiated shall, on the completion of  the prescribed period of probation, be entitled to be confirmed unless he is appointed against a permanent vacancy; and
(d) Any period of leave not exceeding six months during or at the end of probation shall be counted towards the period of probation.
(2) If in the opinion of the appointing authority the work or conduct of a person during the period of probation is not satisfactory or if has failed to pass the prescribed departmental examination within a period not exceeding two years from the date of appointment, it may -
(a) If such person is recruited by direct appointment dispense with  his services or revert him to a post on which he held lien prior to his appointment to the Service by direct appointment, and
(b) If such person is recruited otherwise -
(i) revert from to his former post ; or
(ii) deal with him in such other manner as the terms and conditions of his previous appointment permit.
3)On the completion of the period of probation of a person the appointing authority may -
(a) if his work and conduct has in its opinion been satisfactory -
(i) Confirm such person from the date of his appointment if appointed against a permanent vacancy; or
(ii) Confirm such person from the date from which a permanent vacancy occurs if appointed against a temporary vacancy; or
(iii) Declare that he has completed his probation satisfactorily if there is no permanent vacancy; or
(b) If his work or conduct has not been in its opinion satisfactory or if he has failed to pass the prescribed departmental examination it may dispense with his services, if appointed by direct appointment or if appointed otherwise revert him to his former post, or deal with him in such other manner as the terms and conditions of his previous appointment may permit.
10. Departmental Examination -
Every member of the service recruited by direct appointment shall pass such departmental examination in such papers comprising such syllabus and of such standard as may be specified by the Board from the time to time.
11. Seniority of member of service -
The seniority inter se of the members of the service in each cadre shall be determined by the length of continuous service on a post in that cadre of the Service;
      Provided that in the case of members appointed by direct appointment who join within the period specified in the order of appointment or within such period as may be extended from time to time by the appointing authority subject to a maximum of four months from the date of order of appointment, the seniority based on the order of merit determined by the recruiting authority shall not be disturbed:
      Provided further that in case a candidate is permitted to join the Service after the expiry of the said period of four months in consultation with the recruiting authority his seniority shall determined from the date he joins the Service:
      Provided further that in case a candidate of the next selection has joined the Service before the candidate referred to in the preceding proviso joins the candidate so referred shall be placed below all the candidates of the next selection who joins within the time specified in the first proviso -
      Provided further that in the case of two members appointed on the same date their seniority shall be determined as follows :-
(a) A member recruited by direct appointment shall be senior to a member recruited otherwise ;
(b) A member appointer by promotion shall be senior to member appointed by transfer;
(c)In the case of members appointed by promotion or transfer seniority shall be determined according to the seniority of such members in the appointments from which they were promoted or transferred ; and
(d) In case of members appointed by transfer from different cadres their seniority shall be determined according to pay preference being given to a member who was drawing a higher rate of pay in his previous appointment and if the rates of pay drawn are also the same then by their length of service in those appointments and if the length of such service is also the same and older member shall be senior to a younger member.
Note :-   Seniority of members of the Service appointed on purely provisional basis or on daily wages shall be determined as and when they are regularly appointed keeping in view the date of such regular appointment.
12. Liability of Serve -
A member of the Service shall be liable to serve at any place whether within or out of the State or Punjab on being ordered to do so by the appointing authority.
13. Leave, Pay and Other matters etc. -
(1) In respect of pay leave and other matters not expressly provided for in these rules the members of the Service shall be governed by the Punjab Civil Service Rules, as applicable to the employees of the State of Punjab from time to time.
(2)  In respect of Provident fund and gratuity, the members of the service shall be governed by the Punjab State Agricultural Marketing Board and Market Committee Employees Provident fund and Gratuity Rules, 1965 and the Punjab State Agricultural Marketing board and Market Committees, Employees Pension, Provident Fund and Gratuity rules 1987.
14. Pay of Members of Service -
The members of the Service shall be entitled to such scales of pay as may be authorised to the Board with the prior approval of the Government from time to time.  The scales of pay at present in force in respect of the members of the service are given in Appendix 'A'.
15. Discipline Penalties and Appeals -
In the matters of discipline punishment and appeal the members of the service shall be governed by the provisions of the Punjab State Agricultural Marketing Service (Punishment and Appeal) Rules, 1988.
(2)The authority empowered to impose penalties as specified in rule 5 of the Punjab State Agricultural Marketing Service (Punishment and Appeal) Rules, 1988 and the appellate authority there under in respect of members of the Service shall be as specified in Appendix 'C'.
16. Periodic Medical check up -
(i) Every member of the service shall be liable to undergo periodical medical examination and preventive or curative treatment as he may be required to undergo.
(ii) Every member of the Service shall be liable  at any stage of his service when directed by the appointing authority, to undergo medical examination by the concerned Civil Surgeon or the Chief Medical Officer, as the case may be and his contribution in service shall be subject to the fitness certificate given by the Civil Surgeon or the Chief Medical Officer to the satisfaction of the appointing authority.
(iii)In case any member of the service is not found fit to perform his duties , he shall be liable to be retired from service and shall be entitled to the same benefits as are admissible to employees of the Government of Punjab holding corresponding posts under the Punjab Civil Services Rules, Volume II on being retired on account of invalidity.

17. Vaccination and re-vaccination -
Every member of the Service shall get himself vaccinated or re-vaccinated when the appointing authority so directs by a general or special order.
18. Oath of allegiance -
Every member of the Service, unless he has already done so, shall be required to take oath of allegiance to India and to the Constitution of India as by law established.
19. Power to relax  -
Where the appointing authority is of the opinion that it is necessary or expedient so to do, it may, by order, for reasons to be recorded in writing and with the prior approval of the government, relax any of the provisions of these rules with respect to any class or category of persons :
 Provided that provisions relating to qualifications, and experience shall not be relaxed.
20. Interpretation -
If any question as to the interpretation of theses rules, the Government decide the same.
21. Saving Clause -
Notwithstanding anything contained in these rules appointments made to any post under a Board prior to the commencement of these rules shall be deemed to have validity been made under rules and shall not be questioned on any ground, whatsoever.


APPENDIX 'A'
[See Rule 1(2), 2(h) and (1), 3 and 14]

Sr. No Designation of the Post Number of Posts Whether
technical or non- technical
Scale
of pay in rupees (Un-revised)
1 Manager Finance [See Amendment 2015]# 1 Non Technical

(i) For a person recruited by direct appointment
 Rs. 2,500-125/2-3,500
(ii)For a person appointed by transfer on deputation, his own pay
scale plus deputation allowance as admissible from time to time.

2 1 [General Manager Marketing] See Amendment
[See Amendment 2015]#
1 Non Technical (i) Rs.2,100-100-2,500
3 Joint Director (Admin) 1 Non Technical

Scale admissible to a member of the Punjab Secretariat Service Class 1 or to a member of the Punjab Civil Service (Executive Branch), as the case may be.

3-A Engineer-in-Chief [See Amendment 2016] 1 Technical 67000-79000
4 Chief Engineer [See Amendment 2015]** 1 Technical Rs.2,100-100-2,500
5 Superintending Engineer [See Amendment 2015] ** 1 Technical Rs.2,100-100-2,500
5-A Director Quality Control [See Amendment 2016] 1 Technical 37400-67000 + 8700
6 Enforcement Chief [See Amendment 2015]# 1 Non Technical Rs.1,775-75-2,000/100-2,100
7 Architect  [See Amendment 2015]** 1 Technical Rs.1,400-60-1,700/75-2,000/100-2,100
8 Executive Engineer (elec.) [See Amendment 2015] ** 1 Technical Rs.1,400-60-1,700/75-2,000/100-2,100
9 Divisional Town Planner [See Amendment 2015] ** 1 Technical Rs.1,400-60-1,700/75-2,000/100-2,100
10 Executive Engineer (Public Health) [See Amendment 2015] ** 2 Technical Rs.1,400-60-1,700/75-2,000/100-2,100
11 Executive Engineer (Civil) [See Amendment 2015] ** 11 Technical Rs.1,400-60-1,700/75-2,000/100-2,100
12 Executive Engineer (Design) 1 Non Technical Rs.1,400-60-1,700/75-2,000/100-2,100
13 District Mandi Officer 14
[See Amendment 2015]
#
Non Technical Rs.1,200-50-1,400/60-1,700/75-1,850
14 Principal, Training Institute 1 Non Technical Rs.1,200-50-1,400/60-1,700/75-1,850
15 Agricultural Marketing Development Officer 1 Non Technical Rs.1,200-50-1,400/60-1,700/75-1,850
16 Project Officer Mandi Development 1 Non Technical Rs.1,200-50-1,400/60-1,700/75-1,850
17 Senior Accounts Officer [See Amendment 2015]# 3 Non Technical Rs.1,200-50-1,400/60-1,700/75-1,850
18 Legal Advisor 1 Non Technical Rs.1,200-50-1,400/60-1,700/75-1,850
 

**Substituted vide Notification No. GSR 21/PA 23/1961/S.43/Amd. (14)/2015, dated 08/04/2015
# Substituted vide Notification No. GSR 42/P.A. 23/1961/S.43/Amd. (16)/2015, dated 18/07/2015

1. Sub Vide Notification No. 86/P.A. 23/61/S.43/Amd. (11)/2001, dated 17/7/2001

APPENDIX 'B'
(See Rule 8)

Sr. No.
Designation of the Post
Method of recruitment 
Qualifications for recruitment
Remarks
By direct Appointment
By promotion 
By transfer
1
Manager Finance [See Amendment 2015]#
(i) By direct appointment or (ii) By transfer on deputation
Should have been a chartered Accountant and should have experience of working in a state Government or Semi Government Department or a private firm of repute for a minimum period of three years.
From amongst the Chief Accounts officer in Departments of the Government of Punjab or in the office of the Accountant General Punjab who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of two years.
 
2

[ General Manager Marketing ]
[See Amendment 2015]#

See Amendment

(i) By direct appointment or (ii) By transfer on deputation
(iii) by promotion 
(i) Should possess B.Sc degree in Agriculture with 50 per cent marks followed by masters Degrees in Agriculture Economics of recognized university with 50 per cent marks of Master of Business Administration with at least ten years experience in agricultural marketing or research and development in agricultural marketing and 
(ii) Should possess knowledge of Punjabi upto Matriculation standard.
Enforcement Chief who has an experience of working as such for a minimum period of two years.
[ From amongst the Professors and Readers in the subjects of Agricultural Economics/ Agricultural Marketing working in recognized Universities]
 
3
Joint Director (Admn.)
By transfer on deputation
From amongst the members of the Punjab Secretariat Service Class 1, who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of three years or from amongst the members of the Punjab Civil Service (Executive Branch) who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of five years.
 
4
Chief Engineer

2 [(i) By Promotion : or

(ii) By transfer on deputation

3 [From amongst thesuperintending Engineer working in the Punjab State Agricultural Marketing Board whohave an experience of working as such for a minimum period of three years.]

See Amendment

 [See Amendment 2016]

5
Superintending Engineer
(i) by promotion
or (ii) By transfer on deputation
Degree in Engineering and should have an experience or working as an Executive Engineer in the Board for a minimum periodof (seven years)
From amongst the regular Superintending Engineer (Civil) [working in the departments of Government of Punjab or in the State Government undertakings] who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of [one] year.
 
6
Enforcement Chief [See Amendment 2015]#
By Promotion 
From amongst the District Mandi Officers, Agricultural Marketing Development Officer and Project Officer Mandi Development who have an experience of working on either of these posts for a minimum period of the five years
 
7
Architect
By transfer on deputation 
From amongst regular Architects in the Departments of the Governmentof Punjab who have an experience on working as such for a minimum period of two years.
 
8
Executive Engineer (elec.)
(i) By promotionor (ii) By transfer ordeputation
[From amongst the Sub-divisional Officer (Elec) and Assistant Engineers (elec) working in the Board who have an experience of working on either of these posts for a minimum period of eight years.]
From amongst the regular Executive Engineers (elec) in the Punjab Public works Department (Building and Roads Branch) or in Punjab State Electricity Board [ or in the State Government undertakings] who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of two years.
 
9
Divisional Town Planner
By transfer on deputation
From amongst the Divisional Town Planners in the Departments of the Government of Punjab who have as experience of working as such for a minimum period of two years.
 
10
Executive Engineer (Public Health)
[ (i) By promotion or (ii) By transfer or by taking a person on deputation 
[ From amongst the Sub-Divisional Officers (Public Health ) working in the Board who have and experience of working on either of these posts for a minimum period of eight years.]
From amongst regular Executive Engineers (Public Health) in Departments of the Government of Punjab [ or in the State Government undertakings] who have an experience of working as such of for a minimum period of two years.
 
11
Executive Engineer (civil)
[ (i) By promotion or (ii) By transfer or by taking a person on deputation
[ From amongst the Sub-Divisional Officers (civil)working in the Board who have and experience of working on either of these posts for a minimum period of eight years.]
From amongst regular Executive Engineers (Civil) in Departments of the Government of Punjab [ or in the State Government undertakings] who have an experience of working as such of for a minimum period of two years.
 
12
Executive Engineer (Design)
[ (i) By promotion or (ii) By transfer or by taking a person on deputation
[ From amongst the Sub-Divisional Officers (civil) and assistant Engineers Civil)working in the Board who have and experience of working on either of these posts for a minimum period of eight years.]
From amongst regular Executive Engineers (Civil) in Departments of the Government of Punjab [ or in the State Government undertakings] who have an experience of working as such of for a minimum period of two years.
 
13
District Mandi Officer
(i) By direct appointment seven posts and (ii) By promotion : seven posts
(i) Should possess B.Sc Degree in Agriculture with 50 per cent marks followed by either M.Sc Agriculture Economics of recognized university or Master of Business Administration with 50 per cent marks Provided that persons with rural background will be preferred and (ii) Should possess Knowledge of Punjabi up to Matric level.
By promotion form amongst the Deputy District Mandi Officers and Assistant District Mandi Officers who have and experience of working on either of these posts for a minimum period of three years. 
 
14
Principal Training Institute
By promotion 
From amongst the Training Lectures working in the Board who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of three years. 
 
15
Agricultural Marketing Development officer 
As provided in Note 2 Below
 
16
Project Officer Mandi Development 
As provided in Note 2 Below
 
17
Senior Accounts Officer [See Amendment 2015]#
(i) By promotion or (ii) By Transfer on deputation
From amongst the Accounts officers working in the Board who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of three years.
From amongst the Senior Accounts officer in the Departments of the Government of Punjab and in the officer of Accountant General Punjab, who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of two years 
 
18
Legal advisor
(i) By promotion (ii) By transfer on deputation 
Deputy Legal Advisor working in the Board who have and experience of working as such for a minimum period of (six years)
Should be District Attorney in the Department of Prosecution and Legislation Punjab who have an experience of working as such for a minimum period of three years. 

Note 1. The term regular used against Serial Number 5,7,8,10, 11 and 12 shall mean appointments made on regular basis which shall not include appointments on ad-hoc basis or appointment made against leave vacancy.
Note 2. Appointments to the posts of Agriculture Marketing Development Officer and Project Officer Mandi Development shall be made form amongst the District Mandi Officers.

# Substituted vide Notification No. GSR 42/P.A. 23/1961/S.43/Amd. (16)/2015, dated 18/07/2015

APPENDIX 'C'
(See Rule 15)

S.No
Designation of the post
Nature of penalty
Authority empowered impose penalty 
Appellate Authority
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Minor Penalties
 
1.
Manager Finance
(i) Censure; 

(ii) Withholding of his promotions;  (iii) Recovery from his pay of the whole or part of any pecuniary loss caused by him to Board by negligence or breach of orders; 

(iv) Withholding of increments of pay; 

5 [Chairman of the Board] See Amendment
Government
2.
2 [General Manager Marketing] See Amendment
3 [Govt.]
Do
3
Joint Director (Admn.)
6 [Chairman]
Do
4
Chief Engineer
4 [Govt.]
Do
5
Superintending Engineer
7 [Chairman]
Do
5-A^ Director (Quality Control)  [See Amendment 2016]    
6
Enforcement Chief
Ditto
Do
7
Architect
Ditto
Do
8
Executive Engineer (elec.)
Ditto
Do
Major Penalties
9
Divisional Town Planner
(v) Reduction to a lower stage in the time scale of pay for a specified period with further directions as to whether or not the Board employee will earn increments of pay during the period of such reduction and whether on the expiry of such period, the reduction will or will not have the effect of postponing the future increments on his pay;(vi)Reduction to a lower time scale of pay grade, post or service which shall ordinarily be a bar to the promotion of the Board employee to the time scale of pay, grade post of service from which he was reduced with or without further directions regarding conditions of restoration to the grade or post or service from which the Board employee was reduced and his seniority and pay such restoration to that grade; post or service; (vii) Compulsory retirement (viii) Removal from service which shall not be a disqualification for future employment under the Board, Government semi- Government Departments; 
(ix) dismissal from service which shall ordinarily be a disqualification for future employment under the Board, Government, Semi Government Departments.
Ditto
Do
10
Executive Engineer (Public Health)
Ditto
Do
11
Executive Engineer (civil)
Ditto
Do
12
Executive Engineer (Design)
Ditto
Do
13
District Mandi Officer
Ditto
Do
14
Principal Training Institute
Ditto
Do
15
Agricultural Marketing Development officer 
Ditto
Do
16
Project Officer Mandi Development 
Ditto
Do
17
Senior Accounts Officer
Ditto
Do
18
Legal advisor
Ditto
Do

5-A^ Inserted vide notification no. G.S.R.49/P.A.23/1961/S.43/Amd.(20)/2016