Download PROMOTION POLICY – 2010   — The word promotion as defined in the Punjab Civil Servants Act, 1974 means appointment of a civil servant to a higher post in the service or cadre to which he belongs. Promotion not only implies advancement to a higher post but also involves shouldering of higher responsibility. Although the Punjab Civil Servants Act, 1974 and the Punjab Civil Servants (Appointment and Conditions of Service) Rules, 1974 provide legal framework for appointment by promotion yet need for a comprehensive promotion policy based on objective assessment of performance of civil servants has been felt for some time. Therefore, it has been decided to frame the following comprehensive policy for promotion of civil servants in the Punjab, to be effective from 01.01.2011.