Cadre Review in Barracks and Store Cadre of MES

Cadre Review in Barracks and Store Cadre of MES 

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA 
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE 
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE 
RAJYA SABHA 

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.2582 
TO BE ANSWERED ON 19.3.2018 

CADRE REVIEW IN BARRACKS AND STORE CADRE OF MES 
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2582. SHRIMATI VIJILA SATHYANANTH: 
Will the Minister of DEFENCE be pleased to state: 

(a) whether it is a fact that Government has approved the first review of Barracks and Store Cadre that functions under the Military Engineering Services (MES); 

(b) if so, the details thereof; 

(c) whether it is also a fact that in the new structure, there will be 2792 posts in the officer and subordinate grades; 

(d) whether some of the posts have been redesigned; and 

(e) if so, the details thereof? 

ANSWER 
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE 
DR. SUBHASH BHAMRE 

(a) & (b): Yes, Sir. The details are as under: 

Officers Grade: 

(i) Joint Director General (Resource)* 
Pay Band-4, Grade Pay ₹10000/-.                                    : 01 
(ii) Principal Barrack & Store Officer 
Pay Band-4, Grade Pay ₹8700/-                                         :26 
(iii) Senior Barrack & Store Officer (NFSG) 
Pay Band-3, Grade Pay ₹7600/-                                         :38 
(iv) Senior Barrack & Store Officer 
Pay Band-3, Grade Pay ₹6600/-.                                        :62 
(v) Barrack & Store Officer 
Pay Band-3, Grade Pay ₹5400/-.                                        : 295 
(vi) Reserve at JTS Level.  20 

*Necessary approvals for this SAG level post are being obtained. 

Subordinate Grade: 

(i) Supervisor Barrack & Store
Pay Band-2, Grade Pay ₹4600/-.                                                                     :696 
(ii) Senior Store & Revenue Assistant 
(erstwhile Store Keeper Grade-I) Pay Band-1, Grade Pay ₹2800/-.               :715 
(iii) Store & Revenue Assistant (erstwhile Store Keeper Grade-II) 
Pay Band-1, Grade Pay ₹1900/-.                                                                    : 939

c) The total revised strength of the cadre is 2792. 

(d) & (e): Yes, Sir. Store Keeper Grade-I has been re-designated as Senior Store and Revenue Assistant (Pay Band-I, Grade Pay ₹2800/-). Store Keeper Grade-II has been re-designated as Store and Revenue Assistant (Pay Band-I, Grade Pay ₹1900/-). The posts of Meter Reader (MCM) and Meter Reader (HSG) shall be re-designated as Senior Store and Revenue Assistant (Pay Band-I, Grade Pay ₹2800/-), whoever opt for the same, otherwise they shall be allowed to be in the same category and will be wasted out through superannuation. The post of Meter Reader (SK) shall be re-designated as Store & Revenue Assistant (Pay Band-I, Grade Pay ₹1900/-), whoever opt for the same, otherwise they well be allowed to be in the same category and will be wasted out through superannuation. 

Source: RAJYA SABHA 

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