Public Services - Human Resources - Transfers and Postings of Employees - Guidelines/Instructions - Orders - Issued.

G.O.Ms.No. 54
Dated: 02.05.2018


⇒The existing ban on transfers of employees imposed is relaxed for the period from 5th May, 2018 to 4th June, 2018 to ensure right placement of employees to secure optimum productivity and commitment to furtherance of Governments development objectives.

Principles for Transfers and Postings:

The following principles may be adopted while effecting transfer of employees:
  • Transfers shall be effected only on the following grounds. i) Mutual Grounds, ii) On request.
  • Employees seeking transfer on these grounds shall have completed three years of countinous service in all cadres at the present station. Station means place (city, town, village) of actual working for the purpose of transfers andnot office or institution.
  • Transfers on request shall be considered by the competent authority only against an existing clear vacancy.
  • Request transfers shall be considered by the competent authorities only in respect of employees fulfilling one or more of the conditions mentioned below.
a) Visually Challanged persons.
b) Employees with disabilities of 40% or more as certified by a competent authority as per "persons with disability".
c) Husband and wife cases (only one of the spouses shall be shifted following the prescribed procedure). Once the facility is utilized, the next request can be made only after eight years.
d) Employees having mentally challenged children to a place where medical facilities are available.
e) Widow employee appointed on Compassionate basis.
f) Medical grounds for the diseases (either self or spouse or dependent children and dependent parents) of Cancer, Open Heart Operations, Neuro Surgery, KIidney Transplantation to places where such facilities available.
  • While considereing th request transfers based on above conditions, preference shall be given to the employee with the longest tenure at a particular dity station, seniority in the cadre and outstanding performance record.
  • In case of mutual transfers, both the employee seeking transfer on mutual grounds shall have completed three years of service at their present respective stations. 
  • Transfers on mutual grounds or request grounds shall not be done between the offices located in same station.


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