MOST IMMEDIATE/OUT TODAY
No. 3/2/2014-FA (UN)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel 3 Training
North Block, New Delhi,
Dated the 14th May, 2015
1. The Chief Secretaries,
All State Governments
2. The Secretaries of the Cadre Controlling Ministries/Departments of Gp.
'A' Services of the Govt. of India, participating in the Central Staffing
Scheme (As per list attached).
Subject:- Filling up the post of Senior Research Officer in International
Relations/Regional Trade or Economics, at the Indian Ocean Rim
Association (IORA) Secretariat, Port Louis, Mauritius on secondment
It is proposed to fill up the post of Senior Research Officer in International
Relations/Regional Trade or Economics, at the Indian Ocean Rim Association
(IORA) Secretariat, Port Louis, Mauritius on secondment basis initially for a period
of two years and extendable depending upon the requirement of IORA Secretariat.
The post will be at DS/US level in the Ministry of External Affairs (Headquarters),
New Delhi and the officer selected would be seconded to IORA Secretariat based in
Port Louis Mauritius as Senior Research Officer.
2. The mandatory and desirable qualifications for the post are as under:-
A. Mandatory Qualifications
i. The officer must have worked for at least two years at the Centre under the
Central Staffing Scheme.
ii. The officer should be clear from vigilance angle.
iii. The officer should not have been debarred from central deputation.
iv. The officer should have at least 'Very Good' Service record. However,
preference will be given to officers who have 'Outstanding' service record
with a grading of 9 and above.
v. The officer should not be over 54 years of age.
vi. The officer should not have been posted on an assignment in a
foreign/captive post of the GOI, earlier.
vii. The officer should not have been nominated for foreign training or should
not be on training or foreign assignment, currently.
viii. The officer should not be on study leave or long leave.
ix. The officer should be at least one batch below the batch currently
empanelled as Joint Secretary.
B. Desirable Qualifications
a. The officer should have experience in International Trade and Regional
b. The officer should have conducted research analysis in international trade &
c. The officer should possess a Post-Graduate degree in Economics or
International Trade/International Relations.
d. Knowledge of Foreign Languages.
3. This post may be circulated amongst officers eligible to be appointed at
the level of Deputy Secretary in the Government of India. Names of willing and
eligible officers who can be spared by the State
Governments/Ministries/Departments may be forwarded/faxed to this
Department along with Cadre clearance, Vigilance clearance, detailed Bio-data
and ACR Dossier/certified ACR grading for the last five years. It may also be
ensured that the "Cooling Off", after a previous stint on deputation, if any, is
complete and the officer is eligible to be appointed on Central Deputation.
4. It is requested that the applications of the eligible candidates may please
be forwarded so as to reach this Department by 13th June 2015.
Deputy S cretary (MM)