Nov 8, 2015

KNOW ABOUT - Amendments in the certain provisions of Refund Rules-Comprehensive Refund Rule: Rly Board Commercial Circular No. 64


Commercial Circular No.64 - 2015

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA(Bharat Sarkar)
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS(RaiI Mantralaya)
RAILWAY BOARD(Rail Bhavan)

No. TCll/2003/2015/Refund Policy/1
New Delhi, dated 05 .112015

The General Managers,
All Indian Railways.

Sub: Amendments in the certain provisions of Refund Rules-Comprehensive Refund Rule.

l. Amendments in the certain provisions of Refund Rule have been made. and Comprehensive Refund Rule shall be notified through Gazette Notification. A copy of the draft gazette notification in Hindi as well as in English version is enclosed and the same have also been uploaded under the head Commercial Circular on Indian Railways websitewww.indianrailways.gov.in


2. This will come into effect from 12.11.2015

3. The changes in the refund rule wherever required should be carried out in manual ticketing system and in PRS, UTS, SPTMs etc.

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Merger of the pre-revised pay scales of the promotional and the feeder posts in a common Grade fixation of pay-reg.

NFIR
National Federation of Indian Railwaymen
3, CHELMSFORD ROAD, NEW DELHI – 110 055
Affiliated to :
Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC)
International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF)
No. I/2/Part III
Dated: 05/11/2015
The Secretary (E),
Railway Board,
New Delhi
Dear Sir,
Sub: Cases of promotion taking place in the pre-revised pay structure between 1.1.2006 and the date of notification of CSS(RP) Rules, 2008 and the subsequent merger of the pre-revised pay scales of the promotional and the feeder posts in a common Grade fixation of pay-reg., 
Ref: MoF (Dept. of Exp.)’s O.M. No. F-2-l/2015-E. III (A) dated 16 October 2015.
The Federation has come across an O.M. Dated 16th October 2015, on the subject issued by the Ministry of Finance (Department of Expenditure) wherein it has been decided by the Government of India that in cases where promotion took place in the pre-revised pay structure during the period between 01/01/2006 and the date of notification of CCS (RP) Rules, 2008 when the pre-revised and revised pay scales were different and the posts carried the character of feeder and promotional grades,pay fixation on such promotion shall be allowed under Rule 13 of the CCS(RP)Rules,2008 subject to certain conditions. A copy of the O.M. Referred to above is enclosed.
NFIR requests the Railway Board to issue corresponding instructions to all GM’s etc., in respect of Railway employees at an early date.
Yours faithfully,
(Dr. M. Raghavaiah),
General Secretary
SOURCE - cgstaffnew s.in

Creation of posts of Dieticians in Railway Hospitals on Indian Railways – NFIR

NFIR
National Federation of Indian Railwaymen
3, CHELMSFORD ROAD, NEW DELHI – 110055
Affiliated to :
Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC)
International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF)
No. II/44/Part I
Dated: 05/11/2015
The Secretary (E),
Railway Board, 
New Delhi
Dear Sir,
Sub: Creation of posts of Dieticians in Railway Hospitals on Indian Railways-reg.
For quite sometime, the Federation has been receivmg grievances from the Railway employees over non-availability of Dieticians in various Railway Hospitals at Zonal/Divisional level, causing hardships to the employees (serving/retired) but is also

NFIR – Proposed Delegation of Powers to the Divisional Officers and further at the Field Levels for improving efficiency and speedy decision making

NFIR
National Federation of Indian Railwaymen
3, CHELMSFORD ROAD, NEW DELHI – 110 055
Affiliated to :
Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC) 
International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF)
No. II/97
Dated: 05/11/2015
Shri Alok Kumar
Executive Director Civil Engg. (G)
RaiIway Board
New Delhi
Dear Sir,


Sub: Proposed Delegation of Powers to the Divisional Officers and further at the Field Levels for improving efficiency and speedy decision making.

Ref: Your communication vide letter No.2015/CE-I/CT/20/4 dated 12.10.2015 to GMs of Indian Railways.

There are number of representations besides telephone calls on the draft document sent by you, seeking suggestions / inputs from the General Managers. Cross Section of railway employees are perturbed over certain draft recommendations as they feel, that the said proposals may cause more problems to the system and generate rivalry at field levels.

Improvement in the Educational Qualification and the pay structure for the category of Medical Laboratory Staff in Railways

NFIR
National Federation of Indian Railwaymen
3, CHELMSFORD ROAD, NEW DELHI – 110 055
Affiliated to :
Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC) 
International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF)
No. II/I/Part X
Dated: 05/11/2015
The Secretary (E),
Railway Board,
New Delhi
Dear Sir,
Sub:Improvement in the Educational Qualification and the pay structure for the category of Medical Laboratory Staff in Railways-reg.
Ref:(i) Railway Board’s letter No. E(NG)Il/2001/RR-1I45 dated 22/05/2015.
      (ii) NFIR’s letter no. Il/Part X dated 17/08/2015 addressed to the Member Staff and copy endorsed to the DGIRHS, Railway Board.
With reference to Board’s letter dated 22/05/2015, cited above (item no.i), NFIR vide Letter dated 17/08/2015, brought to the notice of the Railway Board the revised designation and

Railway has made several changes in cancellation of tickets rules

cancellation transfer
Source- Jagran

Revision of seniority and antedation of promotion in various grade.

CIRCULAR
OFFICE OF THE PRINCIPAL CONTROLLER OF ACCOUNTS (Fys)
10-A. SHAHEED KSHUDIRAM BOSE ROAD KOLKATA 700 001
SPEED POST/FAX
1071/AN-III/Promotion-Ante/Vol:VIII
Date:13/10/2015
1. All C of F & A (Fys)
2. All Br. A.Os
3. All sections of M.O. including RTC and Railway Section
4. The 0/C, A.O. OF(P), Nalanda, Rajgir — 803116
5. The 0/C, A.O. OF(P) KORWA, A-1/30,VIKRAM KHAND,
GOMTI NAGAR, LUKNOW : 226010.
SUBJECT : Revision of seniority and antedation of promotion in various grade.
Please refer to CGDA circular No. AN/XI/11053/Antedation/SO(A)/2015 dated 06.10.2015 where it was stated to furnish the name of all officials of group ‘B’ and ‘C’ on the basis of merit position assigned by SSC during couple of years for revision of seniority and antedation of promotion in various grade in the attached proforma along with the disciplinary certificate and the under taking “in the event of any erroneous antedation noticed at later stage after the final streamlining process, he/she would be liable to refund the differences of Pay and Allowances to the Department .
In this aspect, it is requested to forward the names of the desirable individuals alongwith requisite documents after examining the cases as per extant rules /orders on the subject.
While furnishing their name, it is also requested to keep in view the following condition regarding antedation of promotion specifically:
“Where their juniors who have completed their qualifying/eligibility service are being considered for promotion, their senior would also be considered provided they are not short of the requisite qualifying/ eligibility service by more than half of such qualifying/ eligibility service or two years, whichever is less, and have successfully completed probation period for promotion to the next higher grade along with their juniors who have already completed such qualifying/ eligibility service.”
It is also stated that for erroneous antedation of promotion at later stage, change of seniority in the higher grade will be changed at short intervals.
Nil report is also required.
Report may please be furnished to this office by 11/12/2015 positively by FAX (033-22480991)/SPEED POST to forward the Report to HQrs office by due date.
This circular is issued with the approval of C of A (Fys).
Source - gov employees

Ticket cancellation – know the rules railway has changed.

cancellation-rules-st
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Railway has introduced on board house keeping facility for long distance trains

long-distance-trains
Source - Jagran

First big FDI in rail: GE, Alstom may get nods for Rs 40,000-cr loco plans in Bihar

NEW DELHI: Global giants GE and Alstom are likely to be awarded the contracts for setting up of multi- crore diesel and electric locomotive factories in Marhora and Madhepura in Bihar, marking the first major FDI in rail projects.

Dubbed as the first big ticket project under ‘Make in India’ initiative in the public transporter, GE and Alstom will be handed over the high value contract acceptance letters by Railways next week, according to railway sources.

Two escalators at Hubballi railway station

The work on providing escalators for passengers at Hubballi railway station has been initiated and it will take four-five months for commissioning the facility.

Divisional Railway Manager Arun Jain told presspersons on Saturday that two escalators had been sanctioned and the work had been assigned to Johnson Lifts, Chennai. The escalators would provide connectivity to the foot overbridges connecting to platform 2, 3, 4 and 5. In another six months elevators would be provided at Belagavi and Hosapete railway stations.

Regarding foul smell at some platforms in Hubballi railway station, Mr. Jain clarified that it was due to the damaged aprons and the reconstruction work would be completed within six months.

To another query, he said that funds crunch had delayed the completion of one block of the station and the work would be completed in another six months and used as commercial space.

Delhi Metro employees resort to hunger strike; demand salary revision


Over 5,000 employees which mainly include technicians are taking turns to protest at Jantar Mantar and the various metro depots.

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has hit rough waters with its employees resorting to protests once again. The protesting executive level employees of the corporation have now begun a hunger strike as they claim their demands for salary restructuring are going unheard by the administration.

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