Manual-2

Manual No. II of the Act

The powers and duties of its officers and employees: The functions and duties of the Union and State Public Service Commissions have been defined under Article 320 of the Constitution of India. The Secretary is the Head of the office and therefore controlling  officer as per H.P.F.R.. The Chairman is the Head  of the Deptt..  The Organisational Chart of this Commission is as under:

 
  The Commission consists of nine branches :  1. House keeping & Establishment Section 2. Recruitment-I 3. Recruitment-II   4. Service Section 5. Examination-I Section 6. Examination-II Section 7. S.E.T. Section 8. Research Cell 9. Computer Cell. The detail of work allotted to each Section and the detail of officer/ officials posted in each  Section is mentioned below:-

S.No.

Branch Name Work Allotted
1

House Keeping & Establishment Section

Establishment, Accounts, Store, Budget, Vehicles, Cash, All kinds of bills and advances,  Maintenance of building.

2. Recruitment-I Section

Health, Education, Forest, Ayurveda, Prosecution, Horticulture, Agriculture, Youth Services and Sports, Law, Planning, Language Art & Culture Departments.

3. Recruitment-II Section

Technical Education, Public Relation, Industries, P.W.D., I.P.H., Fire Services, Fisheries, MPP& Power, Animal Husbandry, Economics & Statistics, GAD, H.P Secretariat, Home, Town & Country Planning, Housing Board, Food and Supplies, Welfare, Tourism, Tribal Development, Printing & Stationery Departments.

4. S.E.T. Section Conduct of Examination of State Eligibility Test for the posts of College Lecturership.
5. Service Section

Recruitment & Promotion Rules, Amendment  to R & P Rules,  Relaxation in R&P Rules Promotion Cases, Disciplinary Cases, Different kind of advice sought by the Government from the Commission, DPCs.

6 Examination –I Section

H.A.S. Examination, H.J.S. Examination, U.P.S.C. / S.S.C. Examinations

7 Examination-II Section

Receipt & Issue, Reception Counter, Security, S.A.S. Examination.

8 Research Cell Preparation of Annual Report, Correspondence with other Commissions, Assembly Business, Information Act etc
9 Computer Cell

Software Development Work, Processing of application of candidates, scanning/ compilation of results, updating of Office Website and Computer networking of office.

Financial powers of the Secretary and Chairman as per H.P.F.R. and different instructions issued by the Govt. from time to time is mentioned below:- 

 S.No.

Nature of power Authority to whom powers are delegated Extent of powers delegated
1.

To sanction expenditure payable to Experts/ Examiners/ Invigilation staff on approved rates and other contingent expenditure in connection with examination/ screening test/ interviews of the Commission

Chairman

Secretary

Dy Secretary

Full powers (subject to budget Provision)  

Rs.10,000 in each case

Rs.5,000 in each case

2.

To sanction expenditure on printing work relating to the conduct of Examinations/ Screening test/ interviews of the Commission

Chairman

Secretary                 Dy Secretary

Full powers

Rs.5,000 in each case  Rs.2,500 in each case

3.

To approve the printing work of urgent or secret nature done from private presses within or outside H.P.

Chairman Full powers
4.

To authorise purchase of stationery and other material from local market required in connection with examinations  / tests / interviews conducted by H.P. PSC after obtaining NOC from the H.P. Govt. Press.

Chairman

Secretary

Dy Secretary

Full powers

Rs.10,000 in each case

Rs.5,000 in each case

5.

To sanction expenditure on refreshment charges in connection with interviews/ meetings of the Commission

Secretary 

Dy Secretary

Full powers

Rs.10,000 in each case

6.

To sanction expenditure on Advertisement of posts/ examination to be conducted by the Commission

Chairman

Secretary                       Dy Secretary

Full powers

Rs.10,000 in each case Rs.5,000 in each case

 
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