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Harassment to AC Staff working in Superfast Trains

Government of India
Ministry of Railway
Railway Board

New Delhi, dated:15.02.11

Chief Security Commissioner
All Zonal Railways

Sub: Harassment/victimization of AC staff working in
super fast trains.
Ref: JDE(IR) No.E(LR)1/2011/JCM2-1, dated 10.02.2011

An issue has been raised in DC/JCM(RaiIways), Railway
Board concerning Security Directorate which is as under :-
“Harassment/victimization of A C staff —
AC staff those who work in super-fast trains have been
harassed /Victimized by the GRP/RPF. Instructions should be
issued from the Railway Board to the railways to stop this
inhuman practice.”
CSCs are required to ensure that RPF staff do not cause
harassment/victimization of AC staff working in super-fast
train and also to coordinate with GRP for issue of similar
instructions in respect of GRP staff.
This has approval of DG/RPF.

DIG/Policy & TS
Railway Board

Source: AIRF

Safety Related Retirement Scheme covering safety categories with Grade Pay of Rs.1900

Safety Related Retirement Scheme covering safety categories with Grade Pay of Rs.1900/-


RBE No.99/2011
New Delhi, dated 28.06.2011

The General Managers
All Indian Railways.

Sub: Safety Related Retirement Scheme covering safety categories with Grade Pay of Rs.1900/-.
Please refer to Board,s letters of even number dated 11.O9.2010 and 24.09.2010 vide which the benefit of
Safety Related Retirement Scheme (SRRS) was extended to other safety categories of staff with a grade pay of Rs.1800/- p.m. The nomenclature of the Scheme was also modified also Liberalized Active Retirement Scheme for Guaranteed Employment for Safety Staff (LARSGES5) with Grade Pay of 1800/-.
2. Considering the demand of the Employees Federations it has now been decided to expand the scope of LARSGESS by enhancing the existing criteria of grade pay of Rs.1800/- to
Rs.1900/-. However, the employment under the Scheme would be guaranteed only to those found eligible/suitable and finally selected as per the laid down procedure. The list
of Safety categories covered under the Scheme in Grade Pay Rs.1800/- has already been circulated vide Board's letter dated 11.09.2011. Same categories in Grade Pay Rs.1900/-
will now be eligible for the scheme.
3. For determining the eligibility for seeking retirement under the Scheme, Grade Pay. corresponding to the post
against which the employee is working on regular basis, will be taken into account. In other words, the staff working on the post with Grade Pay of Rs.1900/- will continue to be
eligible for seeking retirement under the Scheme even after getting financial upgradation in Pay higher han Rs.1900/- under MACPS.
4 The eligibility conditions for the safety staff with grade pay of Rs.1900/- seeking retirement under the scheme would be the same as those for Drivers viz. 33 years of qualifying
service and age between 55-57 years. Recruitment of the wards of such employees being in respective category (i.e. in
grade pay of Rs.1900/-) their suitability would be adjudged by an Assessment Committee of 3 SAG officers at Headquarter level as in the case of the wards of Drivers.
5. The eligibility conditions in respect of qualifying service and age group in case of Gangmen and other safety
categories in grade pay of Rs.1800/- would remain 20 years and 50-57 years respectively, and the suitability of their wards would be adjudged by an Assessment Committee of 3 JA Grade officers at Divisional level.
6. It is once again reiterated that the retirement of the employee be considered only if the ward is found suitable in all respects. Retirement of the employee and appointment of the ward should take place simultaneously.
7. The other terms and conditions of the Scheme will remain unchanged.
8. This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.
9.Hindi version will follow.
10. Kindly acknowledge receipt.

(Salim Md. Ahmed)
Deputy Director Estt.(P&A)III,
Railway Board

Source: AIRF

OT Arrears wef 1.1.2006 Award of Rs 300 Crores to Railwaymen by AIRF

OT Arrears wef 1.1.2006 One more Historical Victory for All India Railwaymen’s Federation…




Payment of Overtime Allowance to the Railwaymen for the
period from January 2006 to 31st August. 2008 was being
demanded by AIRF for payment without any delay. In the
meantime meeting of Departmental Council/JCM was fixed
for 4th and 5th May, 2011.
In accordance with our pre determined policy, we had
already intimated that we want payment of Overtime
Allowance orders from Railway Board before this JCM
meeting. Even after that meeting on May 4th was
Conducted in the absence of Member Staff and once more
we clarified that Overtime Allowance, is not aims that
Government would give at Its own but a well deserved hard
earned wages of employees and has to be given.
We will attend meetings only after these payments
otherwise, we will boycott the meeting. On 5th of May when
Member Staff expressed his inability to Issue orders of
Overtime allowance on the same day, we decided not to
attend JCM any more and remained out and told MS that
meeting will be attended by us after we receive a copy of
Overtime Allowance orders.
Immediately we held Standing Committee meeting and
resolved to hold demonstration and meetings at all GM’s,
DRM’s Offices and in all the Production Units on 18.5.2011.
It became a huge success with the participation of about 1
lac rail workers in the demonstration.
Railway Board were uneasy on our boycotting the JCM and
on the other hand exceptional solidarity shown by
Railwaymen on 18.5.2011 worked like magic and the same
story Railway Board who would always pretend “To be the
case under consideration, we are looking into, condition are
not well” etc. were forced to issue orders on the subject on 20th May, 2011.
This would benefit Railwaymen to the extent of a huge
Rs.300 crores which Is heavily substantial. The credit for this
goes to the aggressive style of union’s working which
resulted in a win for Rail employees. Not only this, now the
orders for calculating pensionery benefits @ 50% of last pay
drawn for Railway workers retiring from Construction
Organisatlons of Railways are also likely to be issued shortly.
Construction workers will get immensly benefited from this.
Not only this, arrears to Running Staff, improved mileage
allowance with 25% increase are the proposals that Railway
Board would discuss in our next early meetings. Cadre
restructuring along with recruitment of substitute has also
started w.e.f. 20.5.2011. On 25.5.2011, committee has
been formed for Running and Safety category employees.
Member Staff also assured your federation to solve each
and every issue after proper discussion.
The mute point is, why should Railway Board adapt dilly —
dallying tactics every time. It is Railway Board which
provides opportunities to us for waging struggles against
them. In the coming week from 20th June to 24th June
2011, after boycotting the due meetings, and spearheading
noisy movements against Railway Board and Finance
ministry if we are able to repeat the history of our activities
of 18th May 2011 once again, then I am very sure, not only
Railway Board & Finance Ministry but also Govt. of India
would heed to our demands.
We have to do this and exhibit our solidarity and unity.
Remember the JPs great slogan — “No begging only
struggle - greater Struggle now”.
(Shiva Gopal Mlshra)
Source : AIRF

Meritorious Student Award by NRMU lead Railway Institute Solapur

All Running staff who are Members of C.Rly institute SUR submit your children's marksheet Xerox by 7-7-2011 for "Meritorious Student Award 2010-11"
He/She should scored
10-12th= Above 70%
Degree/ Diploma= Above55% currently in 2010-2011

NRMU for you always
Running staff Unity Zindabad


Rly board issued orders, safety related retirement scheme Now Rs 1900 Grade Pay also eligible

>Railway Board orders-safety category voluntary retirement scheme will now also cover GP Rs. 1900. categories are the same. Conditions which are applicable to Drivers ie 33 years qualifying service & age 55 to 57. Appointment of ward will be in Rs 1900 Grade Pay.

>Package for Trackman to be announced soon
1. Cadre Structure for Trackman:-
Grade Pay Rs. 2800-10%,
G.P Rs. 2400-20%,
G.P Rs. 1900-20%,
G.P Rs. 1800-50%.

>Main Higlights of Trackmen committee Report:-
1. Shoe Allowance @ Rs. 950/year for two pair of shoes.
2. Rs. 300 allowance to all Gateman.

AIRF Zindabad NRMU Zindabad



Central Sector Scheme of Interest Subsidy on Educational LoansCentral Sector Scheme of Interest Subsidy on Educational Loans

Ministry of Human Resource Development

Central Sector Scheme of Interest Subsidy on Educational Loans

The Ministry of Human Resource Development launched during 2009-10 a new Central Scheme to provide full
interest subsidy during the period of moratorium on educational loans for students belonging to economically
weaker sections (with parental family income from all sources of less than Rs.4.5 lakh annually), from scheduled
banks under the Educational Loan Scheme of the Indian Bank’s Association (IBA). The loans are for pursuing of studies in professional/technical streams from recognized institutions in India, subject to a loan ceiling of Rs.10 lakhs.
Under the Scheme, proof of income is required to be certified by authorities to be designated by the State Governments. Accordingly, the Ministry has written to all Chief Secretaries of States/Union Territories to intimate the designated authority/authorities (at the District/Sub-District/ Block, etc. levels) to the District level Consultative Committee (DLCC) so that banking authorities at the branch level where students would be approaching for availing the scheme would be aware of the same. The eligible students may get the details of designated authorities from the concerned branch of the Bank where they have availed of loan.
All Scheduled Member Banks of the IBA have also been advised to take necessary action to adopt and implement the Scheme so that the benefits of the Scheme accrue to the eligible students. Canara Bank is the Nodal Bank, for the Member Banks of IBA, for claiming reimbursement of
interests to student accounts.
The details of the Scheme as well as the above communication are available on the website of the HRD Ministry at
All eligible students who wish to avail of the benefits of the Scheme, are advised to approach the respective bank branch from where they availed of the education loan and complete the necessary formalities including obtaining the certification in respect of annual family income from the
competent authority at the Block/Tehsil/District Level, so that the individual students accounts could be credited with he interest due on the Loans for the academic year 2009-10
onwards. Those who have already submitted such Certificates are not required to submit them again. The last day for submitting Certificates by students to respective branches is 20.07.2011.
Source: PIB


Free Monthly Season Tickets for Railway Travel Extended to Girls Pursuing Professional/Vocational Courses Up to Graduation

Free Monthly Season Tickets for Railway Travel Extended to Girls Pursuing Professional/Vocational Courses Up to Graduation

As per the existing provisions, girl students upto Graduation are eligible for free Monthly Season Tickets (MSTs) for travel between station serving their school/college to residence.
As announced by the Railway Minister during discussion on Railway Budget 2011-12, it has been decided to extend the above mentioned concession to girl students who are pursuing professional/vocational courses also upto the level of Graduation. This will include courses like M.B.B.S., B.E., B. Tech., B.B.A., B.C.A. etc. etc.
There will be no change in other terms and conditions, including the eligibility/entitlement of free MSTs to boy students.
This concession will be admissible on MSTs purchased on and after 1st July, 2011.

Observation of “All India Protest Week” 20-24 June, 2011

No.AIRF/24(C)                            Dated: June 17, 2011

The General Secretaries, All Affiliated Unions,

Dear Coms.,

Sub: Observation of “All India Protest Week” 20-24 June, 2011

A lot of pressure has been crated on the Railway administration because of our notice to them and your preparation for “All India Protest Week” from 20-24 June, 2011. As I have mentioned in my earlier communications that this was the reason that the Railway Board, particularly Member Staff, Addl. Member(Staff), Adviser(IR), have started discussing the issues with us and in many cases they assured that positive action will be taken. Not only that, orders on some of the important issues, such as payment of arrears of Overtime w.e.f. 1.1.2006, retirement benefits to Construction Organization Staff on last pay drawn, constitution of High Powered Committee to review duty hours of Running and Safety Categories Staff, enhancement of 25% allowances on reaching DA 51%, de-centralization of power for compassionate ground appointment in the hands of the GMs, de-centralization of LARSGESS at divisional level, starting of cadre restructuring exercise, etc. etc., have been issued by the Railway Board. Even then, still there are many problems which are yet to be resolved.

AIRF Working Committee and Standing Committee have given directives to AIRF affiliates to organize “All India Protest Week” from 20-24 June, 2011 in a befitting manner to create more pressure at the appropriate level.

We have also requested you to organize 23rd June, 2011 as “Quality Public Services Action Day”. On this day we must resolve against privatization of Public Transport System.

We have also drawn your attention towards joint circular issued by the Central Trade Unions for united struggle against price rise, unemployment, implementation of labour laws for Unorganized Sector and selling of PSUs appropriately on 23rd June, 2011.

Keeping in view all the above directives, we hope that our cadre will be taking the things quite seriously and will organize above-mentioned programmes in a befitting manner, and the report of the same will be sent to us.

With fraternal greetings!

Yours fraternally,


(Shiva Gopal Mishra)

General Secretary


12 Jyotirling Tour by Train

IRCTC Bharat Darshan (28Nights/ 29Days) of 12-Jyotirlingas Tour by Railway
from 19-20/07/2011 to 16/08/2011

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2nd class Sleeper Reserved Coach Package Rate Rs 14880/- per person including Train/ Bus fare, Accommodation, Meals etc

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Bharat Darshan Tour by Train

IRCTC Bharat Darshan Tour 12Nights/ 13Days from 19/08/2011 to 31/08/2011

2nd class Sleeper Reserved Coach Package Rate Rs 6670/- per person including Train/ Bus fare, Accommodation, Meals etc

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Congratulations to 10th Pass wards of Rng Staff family

NRMU Congratulates to Rng Staff families for Great success of their wards in SSC 10th Exam & wishes a best Career

Aditya s/o V.P.Barbole /LPP- 86.72%

Sohail s/o Shaikh Fazal /LPG- 92.55%

Sandeep s/o R.A.Kadam /LPG- 93.45%

Sohail s/o Shaikh Husain /LPP- 68.88%

Prashant s/o D.D.Kore /LPS- 90.18%

Liza d/o P.B.Chandane /LPP- 72%

Mayuri d/o P.D.Panigruhi /LPG- 72%

Ranjita d/o Rakeshkumar /LPME- 70%

Shubham s/o Ganesh N Mingule /LPG- 84%

Pooja d/o R.S.Gaikwad /LPME - 79.20%

Akash s/o C.N.Pawar /LPP - 45.88%

NRMU Rng Staff family Solapur


Meeting held with the CRB on Rng Staff issue

No.AIRF/24(C)                                      Dated: June 16, 2011

The General Secretaries,

All Affiliated Unions,

Dear Coms.,

Sub: Feedback on the meeting held with the CRB

on 15th June, 2011 Yesterday I met the Chairman, Railway Board and once again urged him to expedite long pending demands of the Railwaymen.

After discussion, there is likelihood of further liberalization of LARSGESS, where our demand - recruitment of wards of Railway employees under LARSGESS should be treated at par with compassionate ground appointment, is likely to meet.

It has also been assured by the Railway Board that Cadre Restructuring Exercise will be expedited and Matching Surrender will not be insisted upon by the Railway Board.

The issue of upgradation of 15% apex level group `C’ posts to group `B’ posts was also discussed and the Railway Board have agreed to process the matter further.

I also raised the issues relating to Running Staff, particularly payment of arrears of Running Allowance w.e.f. 1.1.2006, improvement in ALK and 25% increase in the rate of Mileage Allowance consequent upon reaching Dearness Allowance at 51% as well as early redressal of recommendations of Departmental Anomalies pending with the MoF.

As all of you are aware that the Member Staff and Adviser(IR), Railway Board, have already initiated discussions on various issues mentioned in our notice given to Railway Board, particularly the issues pertaining to Running Staff were also discussed between the President and General Secretary AIRF and the Addl. Member(Staff), Adviser(IR), EDPC-I & II, Railway Board and some breakthrough has taken place. They (Railway Board) assured us for having another round of discussions with complete data.

This is for your information please.

Yours fraternally,


(Shiva Gopal Mishra)

General Secretary

Feedback on the meeting held today 16-06-2011 with Hon’ble MoSR

No.AIRF/24(C)                                           Dated: June 16, 2011

The General Secretaries,
All Affiliated Unions,

Dear Coms.,
Sub: Feedback on the meeting held today with Hon’ble MoSR

Today, i.e. on 16th June, 2011, I met Hon’ble Minister of State for Railways, Shri Mukul Roy and handed him over burning demands of the Railwaymen as well as a copy of the Resolution submitted by AIRF to the Railway Board vide letter No.AIRF/24(C) dated April 27, 2011 and explained him why Railwaymen are on the path of agitation.
He discussed all the issues with me and made it clear that he will take position on all our demands and will further hold discussion with the Federation.
He assured that he is a person who likes that the Railwaymen must be satisfied. Without their satisfaction Indian Railways cannot progress.
He also admired for the support of the Federations and hope for future cooperation.
He also mentioned that he will support the cause of the Railwaymen, particularly our demand of recruitment of wards of Railway employees as Substitutes.
He also assured for positive and appropriate action on our demand – regularization/absorption of quasi-administrative offices staff in the Railways.
On our demand of giving Privilege Pass to both mother and father of Railway employees, he stated that medical facilities have already been extended to them and on the same pattern he will try to resolve the issue.
He also stated that the issue of recruitment of wards of Railway employees against LARSGESS will be resolved shortly.
On various Welfare Schemes, announced by the earlier MR in her Rail Budget, he assured that these will be implemented early and accelerated.
Regarding resolving the issues of Running Staff and Anomalies he stated that he will discuss the matter with the Railway administration and thereafter with the Federation and assured that he will see that the agreement must see the light of the day.
The meeting was very cordial and the Hon’ble MoSR stated that he would like to meet and interact with us quite often.
This is for your information please.

Yours fraternally,
(Shiva Gopal Mishra)
General Secretary

5 things to look out for in your home agreement


5 things to look out for in your home agreement!

On handing over the house to you, the builder needs to also give a `Completion Certificate’. This is issued by municipal authorities which establishes that the building complies with the approved plan. You would need this certificate for registration of your house and other government formalities.

So you have identified the house that you want to buy, got the home loan approved and now are ready to own your house. Think its smooth sailing from here onwards? Think again. Once you have completed these formalities, the next part is ensuring that the builder does not entangle you in any legal traps. There are some very important points to consider when you are about to enter into an agreement with the developer. Let’s take a look at 5 such points you need to remember and the measures you can take against them.

Point 1 - Actual price of the house

The agreement you enter in with the builder details the various costs that you will need to bear for buying the house. This would include the cost for utilities like electricity and water, parking space, various taxes and in some cases even the registration charges. However, the builder may then levy some extra charges for any of these.

Measures to take

  • Check the agreement very carefully for all the charges applicable.
  • If possible, get the agreement checked by a lawyer for any missing or hidden charges and get the anomalies (if any) rectified by the builder.
  • If the extra charges are for alterations made to the original plan, ask the builder for the sanction letter provided by government authorities for such alterations.

Point 2 - Actual size of the house

The agreement would clearly mention the size of the house you are purchasing. However, there is a clause which states ‘…the plans, designs, and specifications are tentative and the developer reserves the right to make variations and modifications….’. Therefore, you may agree for a certain size, but the builder can give a different size.

Measures to take

  • Before freezing on your choice of a builder, do some research about the builder’s past projects.
  • If possible, talk with other buyers who already have got possession about problems faced by them
  • Try and include a clause in the agreement stating the minimum and maximum size beyond which the builder cannot increase or decrease.

Point 3 - Carpet Area

The area of an apartment or building, not inclusive of the area of the walls is known as carpet area. This is the area in which literally a ‘carpet’ can be laid. When the area of the walls including the balcony is calculated along with the carpet area, it is known as built-up area. The built-up area along with the area under common spaces like lobby, lifts, stairs, garden and swimming pool is called super built-up area. The carpet area can be 15-30 percent less than the super built-up area. However, you will not come to know the exact size until the flat constructions is completed.

Measures to take

  • Purchase the property based on the carpet area of the flat.
  • Ensure that this area is mentioned in the agreement.
  • Try to get a clause included which will ensure that the contract can be terminated if the builder provides a house with the carpet area less than what is mentioned in the contract.

Point 4 - Date of Possession

The agreement normally mentions a tentative date of possession. However, there have been instances where builders have delayed possession by more than a year.

Measure to take

  • Check the progress of the construction personally.
  • If the progress is slow and would not meet the date of possession in a timely manner, build pressure on the builder.
  • Forming a society with other buyers sometimes helps a lot in getting things to speed up at the builders end.

Point 5 - Completion certificate

On handing over the house to you, the builder needs to also give a completion certificate. This is issued by municipal authorities which establishes that the building complies with the approved plan. You would need this certificate for registration of your house and other government formalities.

Measures to take

If the agreement does not mention the certificate, ensure that the agreement has a clause which states that the builder will provide the certificate while handling over the house to you.

If the builder delays a lot, forming a society with other buyers sometimes helps a lot.

Other than these five points there more points such as the quality of the construction, management of the society etc. For this you can try to add clauses to the agreement or form a society to get the builder to meet your demands. Since there is no industry regulator you can turn to for the redressal of issues, it is important that you are aware of what you want and what you are getting.


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Avoid SPAD

Date: 13/06/2011
Tr No 11019
Loco No 18763 KZJ WDM3A
Section: SUR-WADI (C.RLY)

HG Dn Home Signal (S2/ 469-2) was Danger whereas LC60 Gate Signal (SW3/ 468-6) was one Yellow and Gate Distant signal was two yellow

Comment: It is danger may be a cause for SPAD as distance between Gate cum Distant signal of Home Signal & Dn Home Signal is merely 600m which is quite less than braking distance as well as also less than standard adequate safety distance (1000m).
Moreover visibility is also poor due to curving.

Suggestion: To avoid SPAD case, Aspects of signals to be matched like aspects of KDGN up Home Signal & LC12 Gate Signal (ie when home Signal is Danger then past both signals Gate Signal & Gate Distant must be one yellow).

otherwise Location of signals may be shifted to the extent of standard adequate safety distance.

It's a repeated defect but no positive steps by administration. They just stated as per PLAN it is correct. But PLAN may be faulty that must checked.

LPME SUR division

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Meeting with the Railway Board on Running Staff related issues successfully conducted on 08/06/2011

No.AIRF/55                                    Dated: June 8, 2011

The General Secretaries,
All Affiliated Zonal Unions,

Dear Coms.,

Sub: Meeting with the Railway Board on Running Staff related issues successfully conducted today on 08/06/2011

The issues of payment of arrears of Running Allowance w.e.f. 1.1.2006, improvement in the rate of Kilometreage Allowance, 25% enhancement the rate of T.A./ KMs on reaching D.A. 51%, etc. were discussed today between the Railway Board and the President and General Secretary AIRF.
After prolonged discussions, there have been some breakthrough but the issues are still remained inconclusive because Railway administration wanted some more time for collection of data.
We hope an early solution in the next meeting with the Railway Board on the subject.

Comradely yours,
(Shiva Gopal Mishra)
General Secretary


Running staff’s some burning problems Letter to DRM/SUR

SUR/NRMU/LTRS/C-1 Date: 05.06.2011


Respected Sir,
Sub: Running staff’s some burning problems

NRMU would like to put following some burning problems of RngStaff & expected your favorable quick action in the interest of SAFETY & welfare of frontline RngStaff.

PR :
>PR percentage is very-very low. (In some depot it may Zero also) As Per GSR 75 OF 28-02-2005 Part-II 12(3) at least 15% (Average) PR should be granted per day, ie if there are 100 ALPs on roll then PR to be granted to 15 to 17 ALPs per day. Accordingly Crew Review to be revised.
>PR to be intimated by sending SMS & Call on CUG. PR to be calculated from the time of acknowledgement through SMS by RngStaff
>PR should not be cancelled at any cost.
>If cancelled in extreme emergency such as BDT/ART/ARME, Then CR to be granted on arrival at HQ.
>PR to be granted when demanded, through CMS or in Register, by staff or to be granted suffixed or prefixed with leave.

Leave :
>30% Leave to be granted w/o any arbitrary curtailment.
>If Leave granted/regretted to be intimated through SMS on CUG.
>PMC restriction may be in very rear condition only.
>Spl Duty RngStaff those fit to work online to be booked immediately.

Request Transfers: All request transfer applications to be forwarded w/o any delay as per RlyBd LNo E(REP)06/Transfer/Misc/1 dated 07/O1/2011.

MACP: MACP promotions to be granted to all eligible running staff immediately

MLD/PPC: Maximum running staffs to be send for MLD/PPC & Pending Promotions (SrALP, SrGdsGD etc) to be awarded immediately.

Vacancies: ALP/GdsGd vacancies also to be filled on top priority through Departmental selections or through RRB.

OT payment to be paid regularly & correctly w/o delay.

Harassment: Financial as well as Psychosomatic Harassment of running staff for PR, Leave, booking, over hours working, Promotion, PMC, Spreading of Bedsheets, Callbook on CUG, LRD, Office attend etc to be stopped immediately.

Yours faithfully,
S. M. Lokhande

Running Staff financial upgradation under MACP

(Railway Board)

No PC-V/2010/MACP/4/fed New Delhi, dated 31-05-2011

The General Secretary
4, State Entry Road,
New Delhi-110055


Sub:-Resolution No.6:- financial upgradation under
MACP to Running Staff.

The undersigned is directed to refer to AIRF's D.O No.
AIRF/55(116), dated 06-05-2011 on the above subject and
to state that a reference has been made to DoP&T, the
nodal department of Govt. on MACP regarding how the
cases of MACPS be regulated where promotional post is also
in same Grade Pay.
Reply from DoP&T is still awaited and a final reply would be
communicated on receipt of the same from DoP&T.

Yours faithfully,
for Secretary/ Railway Board


High Power Committee on HoER Constituted

With the efforts of AIRF High Power Committee has been constituted to review duty hours of running staff and other safety related staff.


No:ERB-1/2011/18                    New Delhi dated 25.05.2011

Ministry of Railways(Railway Board) have decided to constitute a High power Committee to review the duty hours of running and other safety categories of staff on Railways under the chairmanship of Sri DP Tripathi, Ex Secretary, Ministry of Food processing Industries. The other members of the committee will be as under.

 >Shri DP Tripathi, Chairman

>Shri Anil Kumar Gulati, Secretary

i) Shri VK Manglik, Ex GM, West Central Railway - Member.

ii) Shri. MS Khan, Ex.AM/Finance/Railway Board -Member

iii) Shri DS Baveja,Ex CEE, Western Railway - Member

Shri Anil Kumar Gulati, Chairman, HRRC, Railway Board will be Secretary to the Committee.

2. The Committee would examine, review and recommend on the following

i) Daily/weekly duty hours and rest at head quarters and out station for the running staff in all categories of trains.

ii)To review list of safety categories on the Railways, and recommend daily/weekly duty hours and weekly off for the staff in safety categories.

iii)Monetary compensation for work beyond duty hours/breach of rest in exigencies of service for running staff/staff in safety categories.

iv) Resting facilities and other provisions for out station rest of running staff , and

v) Any other issue ancillary to the above or which may be specifically referred to the committee by the Railway Board during its tenure.

3) The head quarter of the committee will be at New Delhi.

4) The tenure of the committee shall be for one year from the date of its constitution.

Shiv Dan Singh

Joint Secretary(Goz)

Railway Board.

Railways Issues Notification to Increase Fare Concession to Men Senior Citizen and to Reduce Age Limit for Women Senior Citizen

Railways Issues Notification to Increase Fare Concession to Men Senior Citizen and to Reduce Age Limit for Women Senior Citizen
The New Facility WEF 1st June, 2011

MEN 60 years 40%
WOMEN 58 years 50%

As per existing provisions, senior citizens of minimum 60 years are eligible for concession in the basic fares of Mail/Express trains and all inclusive fares of Rajdhani/Shatabdi/Jan Shatabdi trains. The element of concession is 30 per cent for men senior citizens and 50 per cent for women senior citizens.
As announced by Minister of Railways in Budget speech for 2011-12 on 25th February, 2011, it has been decided to reduce the minimum age for availing concession from 60 years to 58 years in case for women senior citizens. However, the element of concession will continue to remain at 50 per cent.
It has also been decided to increase the element of concession in case of men senior citizens from 30 per cent to 40 per cent. The minimum age will, however, continue to be 60 years in case of men.
There will be no change in other terms and conditions.
The concession will be admissible on tickets purchased on and after 01.06.2011. In case of tickets already issued for travel on & after 01.06.2011, refund of difference of fares will not be admissible.

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

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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.