Abolition of Department of Agricultural Marketing and Grading
[36A. (1) The Department of Agriculture Marketing and Grading of the Government, hereinafter referred to as the said Department, shall be deemed to have stood abolished with effect from the date of 11th December, 1995.
(2) All assets and properties and all rights, liabilities and obligations of the Government in relation to the said Department shall be deemed to have been transferred to, and vested in, the Institution.
(3) All officers and other employees of the said Department shall be deemed to have stood transferred to the Institution, but shall continue to be Government servants and hold their office or service in the Institution on deputation and be governed in respect of all matters relating to the terms and conditions of their service by the laws, rules and regulations applicable to Government servants.
(4) All officers and other employees holding their office or service in the Institution under sub-section (3) shall be eligible for promotion to any post of the Institution and for that purpose a common seniority list of all officers and other employees of the Institution shall be prepared by the Institution.
(5) The Institution shall bear all expenses required for, and in connection with, the pay, provident fund, gratuity, pension and other financial benefits of the officers and other employees holding their office or service in the Institution under sub-section (3).]