The Central Government issued an office memorandum (No.29 (10)EO/2011(ACC) dated 24.10.2011) regarding that the approval of ACC (Appointments Committee of the Cabinet). The headline of the order is 'Timely submission of ACC proposals' and the order mentioned that the many of the top level posts in various Organisations lying vacant for long time adversely affecting administrative governance. This delay on the part of the Ministries/Departments in submitting the ACC proposals has been viewed seriously by the ACC.
It is advised that the all the Ministries/Departments may kindly scrupulously adhere to the instructions referred above in submitting the proposals requiring ACC approval to this Department at least two months in advance of the occurrence of vacancy. It is further stated that in case a proposal gets delayed due to some unforeseen circumstances, the same may be accompanied along with a delay statement giving full justification for not submitting the proposal fro approval of ACC within the stipulated time.
The above office memorandum has been published on the official website of persmin and it has been undersigned by the Director of ACC.