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25/06/2009

Duo find themselves behind bars for crossing rail track

Duo find themselves behind bars for crossing rail track

Mumbai , Jun 24 A railway court sentenced two persons to jail after they were caught crossing the tracks by police at suburban stations on the Western Railway line, officials said here today.

The&aposrare&apospunishment was awarded to Raju Gediya, a medical representative, who was sentenced to three days in prison while trader Jayantilal Pathak was sent to a week in jail after they were caught crossing the railway track.

The duo were caught by police officials during a public drive on June 17 to curb the number of commuters crossing railway tracks.

After depositing a fine of Rs 1,000, they were told to appear before a magistrate&aposs court the next day.

"On June 18, the Judicial Magistrate First Class at Virar sentenced Gediya to three days in jail while Pathak was sentenced to a week in jail,"railway officials said.

"In the recent past, this is the first time that such a decision has been awarded,"they said.

The maximum penalty for crossing tracks, classified as trespassing, is a fine of Rs 1,000 in addition to a jail term that can extend up to six months, railway officials said.

The Western Railways has launched a campaign against commuters crossing tracks called' Anmol Jeevan&aposwhere people are educated about the dangers of crossing tracks and dissuaded from it.

So far over 2,400 persons have been booked for crossing tracks and over Rs seven lakh has been recovered, authorities said.

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PME Due Date

Master Circular No. 25



Copy of Railway Board’s letter No. 69/H/3/11 dated 06.12.1974



Subject: Implementation of the Recommendations of the Visual Sub-Committee.



6. Periodical re-examination of serving Railway Employees:



6.l. In order to ensure the continued ability of Railway employees in Classes A l, A 2, A 3, B l and B 2 to discharge their duties with safety, they will be required to appear for re-examination at the following stated intervals throughout their service as indicated below:



6.1.1. Classes A l, A 2 and A 3 —At the termination of every period of three years, calculated from the date of appointment until they attain the age of 45 years, and thereafter annually until the conclusion of their service.



Note: (l) The staff in categories A l, A 2 and A 3 should be sent for special medical examination in the interest of safety under the following circumstances unless they have been under the treatment of a Railway Medical Officer.



(a) Having undergone any treatment or operation for eye trouble irrespective of the duration of sickness.



(b) Absence from duty for a period in excess of 90 days.



(2) If any employee in medical category A has been periodically medically examined at any time within one year prior to his attaining the age of 45, his next medical examination should be held one year from the due date of the last medical examination and subsequent medical examination annually thereafter.



If, however, such an employee has been medically examined, at any time earlier, than one year prior to his attaining the age of 45, his next medical examination should be held on the date he attains the age of 45 and subsequent medical examination annually thereafter.




Ammendment: It was ammended in 1993 as below



Age Group PME Due



Age 00-45 every 4yrs



Age 45-55 every 2yrs



Age 55-60 every year
Details:-
As per Rly Bd's Guideline of Medical Exam issued vide LNo. 88/H/5/12 dated 24-01-1993

a) PME would be done at the termination of every period of 4 years from date of appointment / Initial medical Exam till the date of attainment of age of 45 years, every 2 years upto 55 years & there after annual till retirement.
b) Employees who has been periodically examined at any time within 2years prior to his attaining the age of 45years would be examined after 2years from the date of last PME & subsequent PME for every 2years upto 55years age.Of

NRMU 4 you
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6.1.2. Classes B-1 and B-2—On attaining the age of 45 years, and thereafter at the termination of every period of five years.