The Department of Pharmaceuticals was created on the 1st of July in the year 2008 in the Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers with the objective to give greater focus and thrust on the development of pharmaceutical sector in the country and to regulate various complex issues related to pricing and availability of medicines at affordable prices, research & development, protection of intellectual property rights and international commitments related to pharmaceutical sector which required integration of work with other Ministries.
Consultant Non-tech (Grade-I)- 01 Post
Essential Qualification : Degree in any disciplines or equivalent degree/diploma
Experience : 3 years’ working experience as personal Assistant field preferably under Government/PSU setup.
Remuneration : Rs. 50,000/- fixed
Consultant Non-tech (Grade-II)- 04 posts
Essential Qualification : Degree in any disciplines or equivalent degree/diploma Experience : 3 years’ working experience as Private Secretary under Government/PSU setup.
Remuneration : Rs. 65,000/- fixed
Young Professional - 06 Posts
Essential Qualification : A Bachelor/degree in any stream from any recognized University-national or foreign.
Experience : Comprehension skills, Good noting and drafting knowledge. 3 years’ experience.
Remuneration : Rs. 50,000/- fixed
(b). The Consolidated remuneration will include applicable taxes and no other allowance will be paid. In case of retired Government Servants appointed as Consultant(Grade-I/Grade-II) non technical posts, the above remuneration will be computed with pension so as not to exceed last pay drawn minus pension plus Current D.A. No other allowance will be admissible.
(c) Annual increment at 5% on consolidated remuneration may be awarded to the Consultants/Young Professionals on completion of one year of service and who have been considered for continuation of service based on satisfactory performance for subsequent year.
Tax Deduction at Source : The income tax or any other tax liable to be deducted as per prevailing rule, will be deducted at source before releasing the payment and the Department will issue TDS Certificate as the case may be. The Department takes no liability for taxes or other contribution payable by the Individual Consultants on payment made under the contract.
TA/DA: - The Individual consultant may be required to undertake domestic tours subject to approval of the Competent Authority and they will be allowed TA/DA reimbursement at par as admissible to Under Secretary to the Government of India.
Leave:- Individual Consultant/Young Professionals shall be eligible for 8 days leave during the period of one year on pro-rata basis besides the Gazetted holidays. However, un-availed leave shall not be carried forward, in case of extension beyond one year. ‘No work no pay’ will be applicable during the period of contract, if more than prescribed leave will be taken.
Standards of Conduct: - The consultants and Young Professional shall comply with all laws/rules and regulations bearing upon the performance of their duties. Failure to comply with the same is grounds for termination of the services of the individual consultant.
Prohibition of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse: - During the performance of their duties, the individual Consultant shall comply with the Sexual harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention. Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013. Any breach of the provisions thereof shall a ground for termination of his services. Any further action may also be recommended for appropriate legal action.
Other Terms & Conditions of the Contract for Consultants and YPs -
(i) (a) Candidates shall be hired on contractual basis for a given period of work or for a period upto 1 year. This term can be extended upto 3 years depending on the performance of the candidate or need of the Department.
(b) The Consultants shall be selected by a Selection Committee set up by the Department.
(ii) The contract can be terminated at any time by the Department giving one month’s notice without assigning any reason. The services can also be terminated if the competent authority is dissatisfied with their performance.
(iii) The Consultant shall perform the duties assigned to him. The competent authority reserves the right to assign any duty as and when required. No extra/additional allowance will be admissible in case of such assignment.
(iv) Basic support like office space, furniture, stationery, computer, access to internet etc. will be provided by the Department so that assigned duties may be handled smoothly.
(v) Selected Personnel hired as Consultants will be offered appointment letters to get the assignment. They would be required to join within prescribed period as indicated in the appointment letter.
(vi) The Consultant shall not be entitled to any benefit like Provident Fund, Pension, Insurance, Gratuity, Medical Attendance Treatment, Seniority, Promotion etc. or any other benefits available to a Government Servant appointed on regular basis.
(vii) The Consultant will not be granted any claim or right or preference for regular appointment to any post in the Government set up.
(viii) The Consultant shall not be entitled to any TA for joining the appointment.
(ix) If any declaration given or information furnished by Consultant proves to be false or if he/she is found to have wilfully suppressed any material information, he/she will be liable for removal from such contract and also such other action as the Government may deem necessary.
(x) The hiring/contract will be subject to physical fitness and the Consultant is required to submit a certificate to this effect at the time of joining.
Last Date of Closing: 21 days from the date of advertisement in the newspaper.
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