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Press Release of AIRF on Railway Budget 2010 - 2011


Shri Shiva Gopal Mishra, General Secretary, All India Railwaymen's Federation, has welcomed the Rail Budget 2010-11, particularly for increasing per capita Staff Benefit Fund from Rs.350 to Rs.500, extension of Safety Related Retirement Scheme to all employees working in Grade Pay of Rs.1800 of safety categories, opening of Kendriya Vidyalayas, Navodaya Vidyalayas, Technical and Management Institutes besides Medical and Nursing Colleges for the benefit of wards of the Railway employees, super-speciality medical facilities to the Railway employees and their families.
Shri Mishra appreciated the above-mentioned announcements made by the Hon’ble Minister for Railways in her Rail Budget 2010-11. But at the same time, opposed the move of operations of freight trains by private operators.
He said that, for the safe running of the trains and National security, operation and maintenance of trains and track should remain with the Railwaymen.
                                                                (L.N. Pathak)
                                                          Publicity Department
Dated: 24.02.2010                                      A.I.R.F.


  1. The AIRF is totally implementing the policies of administration. there fore it is safe to consider that very soon the freight operation will go to private operators.

  2. pass issue has been delayed, i want to know that the railway board will release the pass rules in next pay commission, already four years has been past we have to just wait for anther six years and pass rules of combind 6th pay & 7th pay commission can issued. there is no anxiety of pass rules who already get the first class pass it is among those who has not get yet.shekar


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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
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

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.