Union Cabinet chaired
by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the Cadre Review
of Central Engineering Service(CES)(Roads) of the Ministry of Road
Transport and Highways. The proposal will be implemented immediately.
CES(Roads) Cadre strength will be revised as under:-
(i) Increase the number of posts of CES(Roads) at:
a. HAG level 02
b. SAG level 05
c. JTS level 36
(ii) Decrease in the number of posts at the STS level - 28
(iii) Recruitment against 86 posts as Special Reserve at entry level (JTS)
for Deputation purpose only outside the cadre strength in addition to
the normal vacancies arise in the JTS level in the cadre
The CES(Roads) Cadre was constituted in the year 1959. The first
allocation of Group ‘A’ Technical post was fixed at 189 in 1976. The
last Cadre review of the service was carried out in the year 1987.
Vacant posts of Mechanical Cadre will be utilized for filling up the
same by Civil Engineers thereby merging the Mechanical Cadre with the
Civil Cadre in a phased manner so that this shall not have any adverse
impact on the present incumbents.
There is an additional expenditure of Rs. 1.8 crores per annum
approximately involved in the above Cadre Review proposal. As regards
the special reserve for deputation, there will be no financial