Mar 21, 2016

7th CPC & Employee News: 'सातवें वेतन आयोग की सिफा​रिशों में होगा सुधार' - ...

7th CPC & Employee News: 'सातवें वेतन आयोग की सिफा​रिशों में होगा सुधार' - ...

बी.सी.से वरि.बी.सी. में पदोन्नति पदस्थी एवं स्थानान्तरण आदेश तत्काल प्रभाव से प्रभावशील होने हेतु जारी

15 दिनों से अधिक यात्रा भत्ता (TA/DA) एवं रु. 5000/- का अधिक का समयोपरी भत्ता (OTA) भुगतान किये जाने बाबत

7th Pay commission: Good news! Modi Govt likely to pay 'increased salary', arrears in July

7th Pay commission: Good news! Modi Govt likely to...: New Delhi, Mar 21: This will definitely make Central government employees happy. Reportedly, Centre will start paying 'increased salar...

Indian Railways poised to switching over from 1500 Volt D.C. to 25000 Volt A.C. traction everywhere on its system.

The Last remaining sections of conversion from D.C. to A.C. successfully tested in Mumbai last week

The complete switch over would result in increased Suburban Services & Induction of new Rolling Stock with better Passenger Amenities, Reduction in Journey Time, and Operating Cost of the Railways.
To cater to the ever increasing traffic requirements in Mumbai area and for better reliability of suburban services, the work of conversion from 1500 Volt Direct Current(D.C.) to to 25000 Volt Alternating Current (A.C.) traction system was sanctioned over Central & Western Railways. This

Women’s Day Award Function by RWWCO

Railway Women’s Welfare Central Organisation is the apex body of the chain of women’s welfare organisations spread over all Indian Railways engaged in the task of welfare of railwaymen and their families through various need-based socio/welfare activities. 

The organization started its activities in 1962 after Indo-China War, and while the primary concern of the Organisation is the welfare of Railway employees and their families, it has always risen to the call

Indian Railway Decides to Continue Facilitator Scheme

The Automatic Ticket Vending Machines (ATVMs) were introduced to facilitate passengers in getting unreserved tickets without manual intervention. In the initial phase, to popularise the use of smart cards and to make the general public accustomed to using the ATVMs, the scheme for Facilitators was introduced. Initially, instructions for engaging facilitators on Central & Western Railway were issued and subsequently all zonal Railways were allowed to engage facilitators. Thereafter, the scheme has been reviewed from time to time and extensions were given on annual basis. The last extension has been given upto 31.03.2016. 

Minister of Railways releases Preliminary Report on Assessment of Cleanliness Standards at Major Railway Stations

In the august presence of Union Minister of Railways, Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh and Union Minister of State Shri Manoj Sinha a “Preliminary Report on Assessment of Cleanliness Standards at Major Railway Stations”. Chairman, Railway Board, Shri A.K. Mital,  Member

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Signed Between Ministry of Railways and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Under Department of Space

With a view to use best technologies in many areas of its operations for the benefit of its passengers, in the august presence of Union Minister of Railways, ShriSuresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh and Union Minister of State for Railways Shri Manoj Sinha, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) regarding “Effective Use of Space Technology in Remote Sensing and Graphic Information System (GIS) based Governance

Constitution of Railway Users Consultative Committee

With a view to securing better representation of railway users and for affording frequent opportunities for consultation between Railway Administrations and users for the purpose of improving the efficiency and quality of rail services, there is provision to constitute Railway Users’ Consultative Committees at various levels as indicated below: - 

(i) A National Railway Users’ Consultative Council (NRUCC) at the Ministry level; 

Modernization of Railway Stations

Indian Railway has advertised its plan to redevelop ‘A-1’ and ‘A’ category stations (about 400 in number) on ‘as is where is’ basis, by inviting proposals from developers with their designs and business ideas. The entire cost of station redevelopment is to be met by leveraging commercial development of land and air space in and around the stations. 

During various interactions with the stake holders, their response has been encouraging. 

Survey on Rail Facilities

A Passenger Feedback System through Interactive Voice Response System (IVRS) has been started by Indian Railways through Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) with effect from 01.07.2015 on all Mail / Express and Superfast trains over Indian Railways’ system. This Passenger Feedback System consists of six areas for which a set of two questions is asked from bonafide passengers. The six areas on which questions are asked are as under:- 

1. Platform Cleanliness 

Physical Verification of Retired Employees in Indian Railways

As per extant instructions, every pensioner/family pensioner is required to submit a life certificate to the pension disbursing authority in the month of November every year. The pension for the month of November and onwards is released to the pensioner/family pensioner by the pension disbursing authority on submission of the life certificate. No specific directives have been given for physical verification of pensioners aged between 80 and 100 years. The total number of pensioners on Indian Railways is 1378937. 

Special Facilities For The Disabled in Indian Railways

Improvement/augmentation of amenities at stations, including those for differently abled passengers is a continuous process. In order to provide better accessibility to passengers with disabilities, short term facilities as detailed below have been planned at all stations, beginning with ‘A-1’, ‘A’ & ‘B’ category stations: 

• Standard ramp for barrier free entry. 
• Earmarking at least two parking lots. 
• Non-slippery walk-way from parking lot to building. 
• Signages of appropriate visibility. 
• At least one toilet (on the ground floor). 
• At least one drinking water tap suitable for use by differently-abled persons. 

Reservation for SCs and STs in Allotment of Shops/Stalls at Railway Stations

The Catering Policy 2010, presently in force on the Railways, provides for 25% reservation in allotment of minor static catering units at A, B & C categories of stations and 49.5% reservation in allotment of minor static catering units at D, E & F categories of stations, with a view to protect interests of socially backward and economically weaker sections of the people. Out of the total 25%

Electrification of Ghaziabad - Meerut City - Saharanpur Section

Meerut City-Saharanpur section (113 route kilometre) of Northern Railway has been commissioned on electric traction on 12.3.2016, after inspection and authorisation of Commissioner of Railway Safety, Northern Circle. Earlier Ghaziabad-Meerut City section was commissioned on electric traction on 3.12.2015. In this way, now electrification of entire Ghaziabad - Meerut- Saharanpur





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