1.THE INDIAN ADMINISTRATIVE (CADRE) RULES, 1954
In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section 1 of Section 3 of the All India Services Act, 1951 (LXI of 1951), the Central Government, after consultation with the Governments of the States concerned, hereby makes the following rules namely:1. Short title: - These rules may be called the Indian Administrative Service (Cadre) Rules, 1954. 2. Definitions: - In these rules, unless the context otherwise requires (a) ‘Cadre officer’ means a member of the Indian Administrative Service; 1
(b) ‘Cadre post’ means any of the post specified under item I of each cadre in schedule to the Indian Administrative Service (Fixation of Cadre Strength) Regulations, 1955.
(c) ‘State’ means 2[a State specified in the First Schedule to the constitution and includes a Union Territory.] 3
(d) ‘State Government concerned’, in relation to a Joint cadre, means the Joint Cadre Authority.
3. Constitution of Cadres - 3(1) There shall be constituted for each State or group of States an Indian Administrative Service Cadre. 3(2) The Cadre so constituted for a State or a group of States is hereinafter referred to as a ‘State Cadre’ or, as the case may be, a ‘Joint Cadre’. 4. Strength of Cadres- 4(1) The strength and composition of each of the cadres constituted under rule 3 shall be determined by regulations made by the Central Government in consultation with the State Governments in this behalf and until such regulations are made, shall be as in force immediately before the commencement of these rules. 4(2) The Central Government shall, 4[ordinarily] at the interval of every 4[five] years, re-examine the strength and composition of each such cadre in consultation with the State Government or the State Governments concerned and may make such alterations therein as it deems fit: Provided that nothing in this sub-rule shall be deemed to affect the power of the Central Government to alter the strength and composition of any cadre at any other time: 1 2
Substituted vide MHA Notification No.14/3/65-AIS(III)-A, dated 05.04.1966. Substituted with effect from 1-11-1956 vide MHA Notification No.13/21/56-AIS(III) dated 28.02.1958 and further amended with effect from 04.09.1958 vide MHA Notification No.5/25/58-AIS(II)-(I),dated 08.07.1959. 3 Substituted vide D.P. Notification No.13/4/71-AIS(I),dated 11.01.1972. 4 Amended vide Notification no. 11033/7//94-AIS(II)-A, dated 10.03.1995.
Provided further that State Government concerned may add for a period not exceeding #two year 5[and with the approval of the Central Government for a further period not exceeding #three years,] to a State or Joint Cadre one or more posts carrying duties or responsibilities of a like nature to cadre posts. 5. Allocation of members to various cadres - (1) The allocation of cadre officers to the various cadres shall be made by the Central Government in consultation with the State Government or the State Government concerned. 5(2) The Central Government may, with the concurrence of the State Government concerned transfer a cadre officer from one cadre to another cadre. 6. 6Deputation of cadre officers - 6(1) A cadre officer may, with the concurrence of the State Governments concerned and the Central Government, be deputed for service under the Central Government or another State Government or under a company, association or body of individuals, whether incorporated or not, which is wholly or substantially owned or controlled by the Central Government or by another State Government. Provided that in case of any disagreement, the matter shall be decided by the Central Government and the State Government or State Governments concerned shall give effect to the decision of the Central Government. 6(2) A cadre officer may also be deputed for service under 7
(i) a company, association or body of individuals, whether incorporated or not,...