DOPT in its order No.271812007-EO(SM.11) dated 17/02/2010 clearly issued instructions to all the Ministries/Departments that "no Ministry/Department shall issue any guideline/instruction in respect of the methods of recruitment and the conditions of service of any of the Central Services (except those exempted under the Allocation of Business Rules) or the All lndia Services without following the provisions of Government of lndia (Allocation of Business Rules), 1961 and the Government of lndia (Transaction of Business) Rules, 1961. If any Ministry/Department resorts to such action. the relevant order issued by it will be treated as non-est and the Department of Personnel and Training shall be authorized to declare the same as null and void as and when it comes to its notice".This order issued in continuation of their office letter of even No. dated 28/12/2007.Hence it is requested to all Divisional/Branch Secretaries to brought to the notice of this union if any such violations may come to your notice. Please click the below link to get the order copy.