The Government of India, Ministry of Railways, Railway Board has issued a notification regarding the extension of timelines for the completion of Annual Performance Appraisal Reports (APAR) for the year 2022-2023. The letter, dated June 21, 2023, refers to an earlier communication from the Railway Board on April 3, 2023, which provided timelines for the finalization of APARs.
Based on the Department of Personnel and Training’s (DOP&T) instruction dated June 15, 2023, extending the timelines for APAR completion, the competent authority has decided on revised timelines for the finalization of APARs for non-gazetted employees in the Railways for the year 2022-2023. The extension of timelines is stated as a one-time measure, and no further extensions will be granted.
Extension of timelines for completion of APAR for the year 2022-2023
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA (भारत सरकार)
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (रेल मंत्रालय)
RAILWAY BOARD (रेलवे बोर्ड
File No. PC-VII/2023/HRMS/3 New Delhi,
Dated : 21/06/2023
The General Managers,
All Indian Railways/PUs/TIs
(As per standard mailing list)
Sub: Extension of timelines for completion of APAR for the year 2022-2023.
Ref: Railway Board’s letter No. PC-VII/2023/HRMS /3 dated 03.04.2023
Kindly refer to Board’s letter mentioned above advising timelines for completion of various stages in finalisation of APARs of 2022-23.
- Now, in view of the DOP & T’s instruction dated 15.06.2023 extending timelines for completion of APARs of 2022-23, it has been decided by the competent authority that following timelines may now be adhered for finalization of APARs of 2022-23 for non-gazetted employees in Railways.
|S. No.||Activity||Existing Target Date||Revised Target Date|
|1||Finalisation of hierarchy and online generation of APAR form||15th May, 2023||Completed|
|2||Submission of self-appraisal to reporting officer||15th June, 2023||15th July, 2023|
|3||Submission of reporting officer to reviewing officer||15th July, 2023||31st July, 2023|
|4||Forwarding report by reviewing officer to accepting authority||31st July, 2023||15th August, 2023|
|5||Appraisal by accepting authority||15th August, 2023||31st August, 2023|
|6||Communication of APAR to the officer report upon||31st August, 2023||15th September, 2023|
|7||Submission of representation if any on APAR||15 days from the date of communication of APAR or 15th September, 2023 whichever is earlier.||15 days from the date of communication of APAR or 30th 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.||15 days from the date of representation received or 15th October, 2023 whichever is earlier.|
|9||End of entire process||30th September, 2023||15th October, 2023|
- It is also advised that the aforesaid relaxation is accorded as a one-time measure only and no further extension will be granted.
- This issues wit h the approval of Competent Authority.
(Jaya Kumar G)
Dy. Director, Pay Com mission-VII & HRMS
Railway Board Room No.6, 4th Floor, COFMOW
Ph. No. 011-47845125
E-mail ID : jaya.kumarg[at]gov.in