Selections in Field Posts in SEZs do not Require Official from Dept of Commerce in Delhi

[No.K-43011(14)/2/2019-SEZ (ADMIN.) Dated 30 July 2019]

Subject:- Procedure to be followed in the selection of candidates for various posts in SEZs.

I am directed to refer to the subject cited above and to convey the following instructions regarding the procedure relating to constitution of Selection Committee for filling of various Administrative/Customs posts in SEZs:-

(i) Wherever, Recruitment Rules in respect of a post (Administrative/Customs) prescribes the composition of selection committee, the selection committee will be as per the composition prescribed in RRs.

(ii) In the case of Administrative Posts in SEZs, where RRs do not prescribe the composition of Selection Committee, the following instructions will be followed, till RRs are amended:-

(a) Selection for all Group-A Posts will be done by the SEZ Division, Department of Commerce with the approval of Hon'ble Minister.

(b) In the case of Group B Posts, the selection committee will have representation of an officer, not below the level of Under Secretary from SEZ Division (This is as per the DoC instructions No.A-16/12/2010-SEZ dated 16/12/2010);

(c) In the case of Group C posts, the selection on deputation will be done at the level of DC of the Zonal SEZs (except for absorption/regular appointment), based on the recommendation of a selection committee formed by him;

(iii) In the case of Customs Posts in SEZs, where RRs do not prescribe the composition of Selection Committee, the following instructions will be followed, till RRs are amended:-

(a) As far as the Group B deputation posts of Customs in Zonal SEZs are concerned, no representation from SEZ Division will be necessary. The present practice of selection on the recommendation of a suitable selection committee set up by the concerned Zonal DC, without representation from DoC, may be continued;

(b) As far as the Customs posts in the state/private SEZs, encadred with DoR, are concerned, the appointment/posting is to be done by the respective Chief Commissioner of Customs/GST, in consultation with the Development Commissioner of SEZs.

(iv) The earlier instructions issued vide letter No.A-4/19/2004-SEZ dated 24/9/2005, wherein it was mandatory to have DS/US (SEZ) in the Selection Committees, and other instructions to the extant as above, is withdrawn.

2. This issues with the approval of Competent Authority.