Friday, June 10, 2016

GO MS No 102 Employees Transfers in AP Principles and Procedure-guidelines-Instructions

GO MS No 102 Employees Transfers in AP Principles and Procedure Public Services - Human Resources – Transfers and Postings of Employees – Guidelines / Instructions – Orders –Issued.


  1.                  The Government is committed to the welfare of its employees and seeks to promote work-life balance to enable the employees and their families lead happy and contented lives. In this direction, the Government’s policy is to ensure every employee is posted at a work place where she / he is most productive and contributes his / her  best for improved governance and efficient public services. Overall, the Government is committed to right placement of the staff to improve efficiency and accountability in administration.

                     Accordingly, the existing ban on transfer of employees imposed vide G.O.1st read above and reiterated vide G.O.2nd  read above is hereby relaxed for the period from10th June to 20thJune 2016to ensure right placement of employees to secure optimum productivity and commitment to furtherance of Government’s development objectives. 

    Principles for Transfers and Postings

    No employee shall be transferred before completion of three years of service in a particular duty
    station as on 1stJune, 2016 and no person  be retained beyond five years of service in a particular
    station to the extent possible. In case of ITDA areas the minimum mandatory service may be two
    years, other than for local cadre employees.

    All employees working in the ITDA areas - with the exception of local cadre employees belonging
    Scheduled Tribe community - in any duty station for more than two years shall be transferred to
    non-ITDA areas.

      Service in all cadres at a station shall be counted while calculating the period of stay.Station means
    place (City, Town, Village) of actual working for the purpose of transfers and not office or institution.
    However, for State Audit department, Station means Offices within the Zone as all their offices are
    situated in the District Headquarters only.
    Request transfers may beconsidered in respect of employees who have completed three years of service but less than five years at a station.  

    While considering the request transfers based on above conditions, preference shall be given to the
    employee with the longest tenure at a particular duty station, seniority in the cadre and an outstanding
    performance record.

    All transfers effected by following the procedure where employees indicated preference for 
    stations shall be treated as request transfers for the purpose of sanction of TTA and other transfer

    Employees shall invariably be transferred from their existing location on promotion, unless no such
    posts exist at a different location.

    All vacancies in Notified Agency areas shall be filled first before filling posts in the non-ITDA areas. 

    Procedure for Transfers

               The relaxation  on transfers shall be effective from 10thJune, 2016 to 20thJune, 2016.
    All the transfers shall be effected by the competent authorities as per the existing orders of delegation
    subject to the existing Government Orders and conditions prescribed.
    All transfers shall be done on the basis of performance based counselling in a transparent manner.
    Performance Criteria for various categories of employees  shall be evolved by the competent
    authorities. Wherever required self  appraisal may be obtained quickly from the employees.