Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training
New Delhi, dated the 5th March, 2014
Subject : Re-Constitution of Departmental Peer Review Committee for considering the cases for extension of service of Scientists beyond the age of superannuation.
The Prime Minister has approved the composition of the Standing Peer Review Committee in respect of Department of Bio-Technology with the following composition for extension of service of Scientists beyond the age of superannuation under FR 56(d):
i) Dr.K.VijayRaghavan, Secretary Chairman
Department of Bio-Technology
ii) Dr S.Ayyappan, Secretary
Department of Agricultural Research &
Education & Director General,
Indian Council of Agricultural Research Member
Director, IIT, New Delhi Member
Secretary, Department of Health Research,
Director General, ICMR Member
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
v) Secretary, Deptt.of Personnel & Training Member
2. The tenure of the Committee will be two years.
3. The Committee will hold biennial meetings, three to four months in advance to consider the proposals for extension of service coming up in the six months block i.e., April- September and October-March so that the ACC gets sufficient time to consider the
proposals. The recommendation of the Peer Review Committee for extension of service beyond 60 years and up-to 62 years may be submitted to the EC Division of DOP&T for obtaining approval of the ACC.
4. The Committee will also consider the cases of extension of service beyond 62 years and up-to 64 years and the recommendation of the Committee may be submitted to the Establishment Division for placing the same for consideration by the Screening Committee headed by the Cabinet Secretary before obtaining the approval of the ACC.