Shri. X was appointed as Junior Engineer on ad-hoc basis in the pay band of Rs.9300-34800-GP Rs.4200/- with effect from 10-12-2016 and ad-hoc period regularized with effect from 10-12-1996. He has got one financial up-gradation in connection with his promotion to the post of Assistant Engineer in the PB 9300-34800 GP 4600/- with effect form 10-06-2010. In the case of above incumbent, he has got 1st financial up-gradation (i.e GP 4200/- to 4600) after completion of 13 year of regular serve. Actually he is entitled to get his 1st financial up-gradation after completion of 10 years of regular service. But the MACP Scheme has operated with effect form 01-09-2008 and he is eligible to get 1st financial up gradation in the PB of Rs.9300-34800 GP 4600/- with effect from 01-09-2008. In this regards department has proposed to award 1st financial up gradation to incumbent in the PB 9300-34800 GP 4600/- with effect from 01-09-2008. The above proposal has denied by the service department saying the reasons that, As per the DoPT.OM (No.35034/3/2008-Estt. (D) para 11) the past cases shall not be reopened.. Kindly clarify whether the action taken by the service department is in order or not.