TG Employees Transfers Guidelines 2024 GO 80 Released

TG Employees Transfers Guidelines 2024 GO 80 Released. PUBLIC SERVICES – Transfers and postings of employees – Lifting of ban on transfers – Orders – Issued. FINANCE (HRM.I) DEPARTMENT G.O.Ms.No. 80 Dated: 03-07-2024. Telangana Government has released the Transfers Guidelines for Employees for 2024. Details explained below.

TG Employees Transfers Guidelines 2024 GO 80

TG Employees Transfers Guidelines 2024 GO 80 Released

Read the following:
1) G.O.Ms.No.119, Finance (DCM-III) Dept., dt.17.05.2013. 
2) G.O.Ms.No.61, Finance (HRM-I) Dept., dt.24.05.2018. 
3) G.O.Ms.No.81, Finance (HRM-I) Dept., dt.18.06.2018. 

O R D E R 
 Government vide orders 3rd read above, imposed ban on all transfers, except in the cases specified therein. 

2. Government, after careful consideration have decided to relax the above ban on transfers and, accordingly, issue the following orders and guidelines in this regard. 

3. Schedule for transfers: The transfers shall be made during the period from 5th July, 2024 to 20th July, 2024 as per the schedule shown in Annexure-I. 

2. Schedule for transfers: The transfers shall be made during the period from 5th July, 2024 to 20th July, 2024 as per the schedule shown in Annexure-I.

Eligibility for TG Employees Transfers 2024

3. Employees to be transferred:

A. No person shall be transferred before completion of two years of service in a particular station as on 30-06-2024. This condition need not be followed in respect of transfer requests on spouse grounds.

B. No person shall be retained beyond 4 years of service in a particular station as on 30th June, 2024. However, the employees who are retiring before 30th June, 2025 shall not be transferred even if they have completed four years of service, unless they make a specific request for their transfer.

C. To ensure that there is no dislocation of the work, not more than 40% of employees in any cadre shall be transferred.

5. Priority criteria for consideration of options:

A. When more than one employee opts for a particular place while effecting the transfers, the competent authority shall give priority in the following order, subject to satisfaction of other conditions specified in this G.O. and the employee not facing charges in departmental/criminal proceedings:

i) Husband and Wife cases (only one of the spouse shall be shifted following the prescribed procedure).

ii) The employees retiring before 30th June, 2025, in case of their opting for transfers.

iii) Employees with disability of 70% or more as certified by the competent authority.

iv) Employees having mentally retarded children to a place where medical facilities are available.

v) Widows.

vi) Medical grounds for the following diseases (either self or spouse or dependent children and dependent parents), to places where facilities are available for treatment. The employees who applied for priority under medical grounds shall be given preference in the following order.

a. Cancer
b. Neurosurgery
c. Kidney Transplantation
d. Liver Transplantation
e. Open Heart Surgery
f. Bone TB

vii) The employee who has put in the longer service in a hardship area. Each department will identify such areas for their employees.

B. Once transfers are effected on personal or medical grounds, the Head of the Department will verify the truthfulness of the grounds of the reasons in a few test cases and report to Government if necessary, for further necessary action.

6. Qualifying service & criteria:

A. Service in all cadres at a station will be counted while calculating the period of stay.

B. Station means place (City, Town, Village) of actual working for the purpose of transfers and not office or institution.

C. The standing instructions on the transfers of office bearers of employees unions recognized, by the Government, as issued in Circular Memo No.20914/S.W.I/A2/2012-1 of G.A. (Services Welfare.I) Department, dt.26-06-2012 read with Circular Memo No.20914/S.W.I/A2/2012-2 of G.A. (Services Welfare.I) Department, dt.30-06-2012 shall be followed scrupulously.

D. The transfers shall be effected from focal to non-focal, and vice versa. The focal and non-focal posts shall be identified by the department concerned.

7. Procedure for transfers:

To ensure that the transfer of employees is implemented in a transparent and objective manner, the following procedure shall be followed:

i. The HoDs / Competent Authority shall publish the list of incumbents working category wise and cadre wise, in all units under their jurisdiction, along with place and duration.

ii. Similarly, all clear vacancies shall also be published before seeking options from the employees.

iii. The Competent Authority shall publish a list of employees to be compulsorily transferred.

iv. The Competent Authority may obtain upto five options for preferential places of transfers from the employees in the prescribed proforma in Annexure-II. However, the Departments may modify the proforma according to their specific requirements.

v. The competent authority shall ensure that minimum operational staff is available in offices/ and functional units even in the hardship areas.

vi. In case, adequate personnel do not opt for hardship area, the system of lottery shall be followed for effecting transfers.

vii. All transfers shall be done by counselling in a transparent manner. Wherever possible, counselling will be done on online/web based application.

viii. To ensure transparency, all the notifications shall be published online or on the office notice board.

8. Special provisions for certain departments:

A. Based on this transfer policy, Education Department will formulate detailed operational guidelines for transfer of Teachers/ Lecturers.

B. The revenue earning departments viz. a) Commercial Taxes Department, b) Prohibition & Excise Department and c) Stamps & Registration Departments shall follow the separate guidelines issued in the G.O.Ms.No.143, Finance (W&M) Department, dt.21- 06-2007. The Transport Department and Forest Department shall make the general transfers as per the guidelines issued in G.O.Ms.No.147, TR&B (Ser.IV) Department, dated. 12-06-2007 and G.O.Ms.No.81, EFS&T (For.V) Department, dated.08-07-2008, respectively. Similarly the Police Department shall frame specific guidelines for transfer of police personnel separately.

C. The above mentioned departments, wherever required, may modify the existing Government Orders to meet their departmental requirements.

9. Competent authority for transfers:

A. All transfers shall be effected by the competent authorities as per the existing rules and orders on delegation. However the transfers shall be effected, with the approval of the committees constituted for this purpose as given in Table-1.

B.The entire process shall be completed as per the schedule of transfers. The employee will be deemed to have been relieved at the end of 3 days of the issue of the transfer order. Any violation in this regard shall be viewed seriously by the Government.

C.The Spl.C.S./Prl. Secretary/Secretary of the concerned administrative departments shall closely monitor the entire process of transfers.

10. General provisions:

A.The provisions of the Presidential Order shall be followed.

B. The existing instructions on posting of second level and higher level Gazetted Officers to their native districts shall be followed.

C. All the transfers based on employees preference for stations shall be treated as request transfers for the purpose of sanction of T.T.A. and other transfer benefits.

D.The HoD and competent authority shall be personally responsible for compliance with the guidelines prescribed above and any deviation from the guidelines herein shall be viewed seriously.

11. Re-imposition of ban: The ban on transfers shall come into force with effect from 21st July, 2024.

ANNEXURE – I (G.O.Ms.No.80, Finance (HRM-I) Department, Dated: 03-07-2024) TRANSFER SCHEDULE

1 Day - 1 to 4 (05-07-2024 to 08-07-2024) : Finalizing operational mechanism based on the G.O.Ms.No. , Finance (HRM-I) Department, Dated:03.07.2024 by the concerned departments, in consultation with the Unions / Associations. Preparation and publication of Incumbency particulars, clear vacancies and list of the employees to be compulsorily transferred.

2 Day – 5 to 8 (09-07-2024 to 12-07-2024) : Submission of applications with option by the employees.

3 Day–9 to 14 (13-07-2024 to 18-07-2024) : Verification of Applications and arranging, as per transfer policy and preparation of master list accordingly after counseling.

4 Day 15 to 16 (19-07-2024 to 20-07-2024) : Issue of transfer orders, and 3rd day of issue of orders employees shall be deemed to have been relieved from the previous station.