Timelines for electronic submission for Annual Performance Assessment Report (APAR) for the year 2021-2022 – Instruction Manual for filling/ Reporting/Reviewing APAR

Timelines for electronic submission for Annual Performance Assessment Report (APAR) for the year 2021-2022 – Instruction Manual for filling/ Reporting/Reviewing APAR

Timelines for electronic submission for Annual Performance Assessment Report (APAR) for the year 2021-2022 – Instruction Manual for filling/ Reporting/ Reviewing APAR

EMPLOYEES’ PROVIDENT FUND ORGANISATION
(Ministry of Labour and Employment, Govt of India)
Bhavishyanidhi Bhawan
14, Bhikaiji Cama Place, New Delhi – 110066
www.epfindia.gov.in;www.epfindia.nic.in

File No. HRM-IX/APAR/2021-2022/Timelines/11146

Dated: 03 OCT 2022

To

All Additional CPFCs (HQ)/ All Addl. CPFCs (Zones)
Director (PDNASS)
All RPFCs/OIC in charge of ROs/ ASD-HO/ ZTIs/DOs

Subject: Timelines for electronic submission for Annual Performance Assessment Report (APAR) for the year 2021-2022 in respect of all cadres (Group ‘A’, ‘B’ and ‘C’ cadres) through HR-Soft application software- regarding.

Madam/Sir,

The Annual Performance Assessment Report (APAR) for the year 2021-2022 has become due for report and review in respect of all the officers and staff of EPFO. With the launch of APAR filling module in the HR-Soft application software, it was made mandatory for all officers in the cadre of ACC(HQ), ACC, RPFC-I, RPFC-II, APFC, DD (Vig.), AD(Vig.),  DD(IS), AD(IS), Director (OL), DD(OL), AD(OL), Section Officer and EO/AAO to submit their self appraisal to report & review through electronic mode only. Now, it has been decided that the submission of APAR in respect of the all cadres shall be mandatory through electronic mode. For this, instructions were issued to all field functionaries for competing the APAR mapping process in respect of all cadres by 12th September 2022.

2. For completion of APAR process for the year 2021-2022, the timelines for various APAR activities are mentioned hereunder:-

View :  Submission of Income Tax Savings Documents for the Financial Year 2021-2022, Format of Self Declaration and Rent Receipt: DAD
S. NoActivitiesDeadline
1Creation of workflow and Generation of APAR4th October 2022
2Submission of self-appraisal  by the officer reported upon to the Reportinq Officer31st October 2022
3Submission of report by Reportinq Officer to Reviewinq Officer30th November 2022
4Submission of report by the Reviewinq Officer31st December 2022
5Disclosure of APAR to the officer reoorted uoon10th January 2023
6Submission  of  representation,  if any,  on APAR  by the officer reported upon to APAR CustodianWithin   15   days   from the date of disclosure of APAR
7Forwarding  of  representation  by the  APAR  Custodian  to  the Competent Authority31st January 2023
8Disposal  of  representation   by  the Competent Authority and forwarding it to APAR CustodianWithin one month from the date of receipt of representation by the Comoetent  Authority
9Communication of the decision of the Competent Authority by the APAR Custodian to the officer reported uponWithin 15 days from the finalization of the decision by the Competent Authority
10End of entire APAR process after which the APAR will be finally taken on record31st March 2023

3. It may kindly be noted that APAR of few cadres mentioned at Annexure -A shall be accepted through physical mode as per the existing paper-based format for the reporting year 2021-2022.

View :  Clarification regarding Revised Review Committee for the purpose of exercise under FR-56(j) and Rule 48 of CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972 - EPFO web circulation dated 11.04.2022

Encl: Instruction Manual for filling/ Reporting/Reviewing APAR

(Ajeet Kumar)
Regional P.F. Commissioner-I (HRM-IX)

Copy to (through EPFO website) for information and necessary action:

  1. RPFC (NOC) for web upload.
  2. PS to CPFC, FA&CAO and CVO for information.
  3. Hindi Section for Hindi version.

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