Probation:-Candidate selected for appointment to the service will be appointed as probationers for a period of two years which period may be extended at the discretion of competent authority. Failure to complete the probation to the satisfaction of the competent authority will render them liable to discharge from service.
Termination:-The appointment can be terminated at any time by giving the required period of notice (one month in the case of temporary appointment and three months in the case of permanent appointment by competent authority). The Government, however, reserves the right of terminating services of the appointees forthwith or before the expiry of the stipulated period of notice by making payment of a sum equivalent to pay and allowances for the period of notice or the unexpired portion thereof. They will be subject to term and conditions of the Service as applicable to civilian Government Servants paid from the Defence Services Estimates in accordance with the orders issued by the Government of India from time to time. They will be subjected to field Service Liability Rules, 1957 as amended from time to time.
Transfer:-They will be liable for transfer anywhere in India or abroad. However, major locations, where, officers are likely to be posted, are Mumbai,Visakhapatnam, New Delhi (HQ), Kochi and at Goa. INAS officers are also required to go on foreign deputation as and when required for specialized training/assignment.
Scale of Pay:-
Scale of pay and classification-Group- A Gazatted
are given below:
(i) Junior Time Scale Grade (Assistant Manager/
Assistant Director of Naval Armaments)
(ii) Senior Time Scale Grade (Manager/Deputy
Director of Naval Armaments): Rs15600-39100,
(iii) Junior Administrative Grade(Non-
Functional) (Deputy General Manager/Joint
Director of Naval Armaments): Rs15600-39100,
(iv) Junior Administrative Grade (Functional)
(General Manager/Additional General
Manager/Principal Director/Director of Naval
Armaments) Rs.37400- 67000, GP 8700.
(v) Senior Administrative Grade (Chief General
Manager/Addl. Director General of Naval
Armament Supply) Rs.37400-67000, GP 10000.
(vi) Higher Administrative Grade (Director
General of Naval Armament) : Rs.67000- 79000
Career Growth:- The promotional avenue and the detailed terms and conditions are given below:
(i)Senior time Scale Grade (Manager/Deputy Director of Naval Armaments): Officers of INAS Cadre in the Junior Time Scale Grade (Assistant Manager/Assistant Director) with four years regular service in the grade are eligible for promotion to the Senior Time Scale Grade on the basis of selection on the recommendations of DPC provided that only, those officers who have passed the Departmental Examination after induction training will be considered for promotion.
(ii)Junior Administrative/Grade (Non- functional) Deputy General Manager/Joint Director of Naval Armaments : Officers of INAS Cadre in the Senior Time Scale Grade who have completed five years of regular service in the Senior Time Scale Grade are eligible for appointment to the Junior Administrative Grade (Non-Functional).
(iii)Junior Administrative Grade (Functional) General Manager/Additional General Manager/Principal Director/Director of Naval Armaments : Officers of INAS Cadre in the Senior Time Scale Grade on completion of thirteen years of regular service in the Gp ‘A’ including four years service rendered in STS Grade, are eligible for promotion to the Junior Administrative Grade
(iv)Senior Administrative Grade (Chief General Manager/Addl Director General of Naval Armament) : Officers of INAS Cadre in the Junior Administrative Functional Grade with three years regular service in the Grade are eligible for promotion to the posts of Chief General Manager on the basis of selection to be made by the appropriate DPC.
(v)Higher Administrative Grade (Director General of Naval Armament) : Officers of INAS Cadre in the Senior Administrative Grade with three years regular service in the grade are eligible for promotion to the post of Director General of Naval Armament on the basis of selection to be made by the appropriate DPC.
The requirements for promotion to next higher grade as laid down above are those of minimum eligibility and that promotion in the grade concerned will take place subject to availability of vacancies only. The officers are required to take various responsibilities attached with the growth of career like in-charge of a division, head of a particular establishment/organization in the Span of entire career.
NOTE : The pay of the Government servant who held a permanent post other than tenure post in a substantive capacity immediately prior to his appointment as a probationer may be regulated subject to the provision of F.R. 22B(1) and the Corresponding article in CSR applicable to probationer in the Indian Navy.
Duties and Responsibilities:-Nature of duties and responsibilities attached to
the post of Junior Time Scale Grade in the Naval
Armament Organization of Indian Navy, Ministry
(i)Production, planning and direction of work relating to repair, modification and maintenance of armaments, incorporating various mechanical, electronics and electrical devices and system production and productivity.
(ii)Provision of machinery, electronic and electrical equipment for repair, maintenance and overhaul.
(iii)Development work to establish import substitutes, preparation of indigenous design specifications.
(iv)Providing of mechanical, electronics and electrical spares for armaments.
(v)Periodical calibration testing/examination of sub-assemblies and assemblies of mechanical electronics and electrical items of armaments (missiles, torpedoes, mines and guns) measuring instruments etc.
(vi)Providing logistic support in respect of armament stores to fleet and Naval Establishments.
(vii)Rendering of technical advice to the service in all matters relating to mechanical, electronic and electrical engineering in respect of armaments.
(viii)Functions of personnel management of large number of technical and non-technical work force.
(k)Additional Unique facilities
(i) The officers of this cadre (INAS) discharge the duty and responsibility in Naval Armament Organization which is one of the important wing of Indian Navy. Facilities available to Naval service officers like CSD canteen facilities for self & family, membership of officer’s mess/club/institute/ swimming pool etc. are extended to INAS Officers also. The residential complex of INAS cadre officers is also under Naval Security Zone, where one can feel fully secured throughout service period.
(ii)Being the part of Indian Navy, the INAS cadre officers have the opportunity to participate in various adventure and sports activities.