In this post we will discuss some brief particulars about Indian Naval Store Service. I will update this post in due time with personal experience of someone in this service.
POST OF ASSISTANT NAVAL STORE OFFICER,GRADE-I IN THE INDIAN NAVY
(i) Candidates selected for appointment to these posts through ESE will be placed on probation for a period of two years. On satisfactory completion of the probation, they would be considered for continuance in their appointment. Government may either extend the period of probation of two years or discharge them from service if their work or conduct, in the opinion of Government has been unsatisfactory.
(ii) They will be subject to terms and conditions as applicable to Civilian Government Servants paid by the Defence Services Estimates in accordance with the orders issued by the Government of India from time to time.
(iii)Officers appointed shall be liable to serve any- where in India and abroad.
(iv)Officers appointed shall be liable to undergo courses of instruction in India or abroad as the Government may decide from time to time.
(v)The candidates will be subjected to civilians in Defence Services (Field Liability) Rules, 1957 published under No. S.R.O. 92 dated 9th March, 1957. They will be medically examined in accordance with the medical standards laid down therein.
(vi)The candidates start their service in the department as Assistant Naval Store Officer, Grade-I and in the course of their service are promoted to various grades in the Department subjected to availability of vacancies and fulfilment of the prescribed conditions. The channel of promotions and the scales of pay are as under :—
(a) Assistant Naval Store Officer Grade-I, Group “A” post
Rs15,600-39,100+Grade Pay of Rs5,400/-
(b)Naval-Store Officer Rs. 15,600-39,100 GP Rs. 6,600
(c)Senior Naval Store Officer 15,600-39,100 GRADE PAY 7,600/-
(d) Director Rs37,400-67,000+Grade Pay of Rs8700/-
(e) Senior Director -Rs3,400-67,000+Grade Pay of Rs10,000/-
(vii) Nature of duties and responsibilities attached to the post of Assistant Naval Store Officer, Grade-I in the Indian Navy, Ministry of Defence :—
(a) Provisioning of all types of Stores.
(b) Inviting tender inquiry, preparation of comparative statements and placement of orders and monitoring their progress through Integrated Logistics Management System (ILMS).
(c) Ensure all Material Planning action through ILMS.
(d) Ensure proper Warehousing and inventorycontrol of all the items stocked in the Depot through ILMS preservation Shipping and Transport, local purchase of items.
(e) Arranging fueling/de-fueling storing and de-storing of ships.
(f) Issue receipt and accounting, preservation packing and stock taking of Store Houses under his control.