Cabinet nod to cadre review of Central Eng Service (Road)

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NEW DELHI: The government today approved the cadre reivew of Central Engineering Service (Roads) of the Road Transport and Highways Ministry.

“Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the Cadre Review of Central Engineering Service(CES)(Roads) of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways,” an official statement said today.

The proposal will be implemented immediately. There is an additional expenditure of Rs 1.8 crore per annum approximately involved in the above Cadre Review proposal, the government said.

As per the proposal there has been increase of 43 posts of CES and decrease of 28 posts at STS level.

The CES(Roads) Cadre was constituted in the year 1959. The first allocation of Group ‘A’ Technical post was fixed at 189 in 1976.

The last Cadre review of the service was carried out in the year 1987.
“Vacant posts of Mechanical Cadre will be utilised for filling up the same by Civil Engineers thereby merging the Mechanical Cadre with the Civil Cadre in a phased manner so that this shall not have any adverse impact on the present incumbents,” the government said.