DOPT issued an amendment to Clause vi of Rule 11 of CCS (CCA) Rules 1965 vide GSR 55(E) dated 02/02/2010.In the Central Civil Services (Classification,Control and Appeal) Rules, 1965, in rule I I, for clause (vi),the following clause shall he substituted, namely :-
"(vi) reduction to lower time-scale of pay. grade, post or Service for a period to be specified in the order of
penalty, which shall be a bar to the promotion of the Government servant during such specified period to
the time-scale of pay, grade, post or Service from which he was reduced, with direction as to whether
or not, on promotion on the expiry of the said specified period-
(a) the period of reduction to time-scale of pay,grade, post or service shall operate to postpone future increments of his pay, and if so, to what
(b) the Government servant shall regain his original seniority in the higher time scale of pay, grade, post or service;"
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