The committee is mandated to assess the magnitude of stagnation in various grades of CSSS and suggest remedial measures, both short and long term, to reduce promotional blocks and at the same time prevent gaps from building up, an order issued by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) said.
     
It will suggest measures to enhance the effectiveness of service and capacity building of its members and to review the structure of CSSS cadre so as to harmonise the functional requirements with the career expectations of its members, it said.
     
The committee will be headed by Establishment officer and Special Secretary in DoPT and will have Joint Secretary (Central Secretariat, DoPT, Joint Secretary (Personnel)) in Department of Expenditure as members. A Director (Central Secretariat-II) in the DoPT will be Member Secretary to the committee.
     
The total sanctioned strength of CSSS is 6,760 and it comprises personnel working at the level of  Senior PPS, PPS and PS among others.

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