The Indian Railways Ministry has released a circular, stating the timelines for the completion of the Annual Performance Appraisal Report (APAR) for the year 2022-2023. The circular instructs all field units to follow the timelines strictly and ensure that the APAR process is completed on time. No extension will be granted, and if APARs are not completed within the timelines, they will be treated as not written for the period. The dates mentioned in the circular are the last dates, and efforts must be made to complete the process before the targeted dates.
Timelines for completion of APAR for the year 2022-2023
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
File No. PC-VII/2023/HRMS/3
New Delhi, Dated : 03/04/2023
The General Managers,
All Indian Railways/PUs/TIs
(As per standard mailing list)
Sub: Timelines for completion of APAR for the year 2022-2023.
In order to ensure timely completion of e-APAR in respect of non-gazetted employees of Indian Railways, it has been decided by the competent authority that the following timelines may be followed:
|S. No.||Activity||Target Date|
|1||Finalisation of hierarchy and online generation of APAR form||15th May, 2023|
|2||Submission of self-appraisal to reporting officer||15th June, 2023|
|3||Submission of reporting officer to reviewing officer||15th July, 2023|
|4||Forwarding report by reviewing officer to accepting authority||31st July, 2023|
|5||Appraisal by accepting authority||15th August, 2023|
|6||Communication of APAR to the officer report upon||31st August, 2023|
|7||Submission of representation if any on APAR Completing the process relating to||15 days from the date of communication of APAR or 15th September, 2023 whichever is earlier.|
|8||Completing the process relating to|
representation submitted by the official
|15 days from the date of representation received or 30th September, 2023 whichever is earlier.|
|9||End of entire process||30th September, 2023|
- All the field units are requested to give due publicity to the timelines amongst the employees as well as the CR cells to ensure that the APAR process is completed in a timely manner. It is also informed that no extension will be granted as done in the previous years to complete the process and if APARs are not completed within the timelines, the same will be treated as not written for the period. The dates indicated against each activity are the last dates and efforts shall be made to complete the process before the targeted dates.
- This issues with the approval of Competent Authority.
(Jaya Kumar G)
Dy. Director, PC-VII & HRMS