1 INDIAN RAILWAY ESTABLISHMENT MANUAL (Vol - I). || Index || Chapter 1 || Chapter 2 || Chapter 3 || Chapter 4 || Chapter 5 || Chapter 6 || || Chapter 7 || Chapter 8 || Chapter 9 || Chapter 10 || Chapter 11 || Chapter 12 ||. ||Chapter 13 ||Chapter 14 || Chapter 15 || Chapter 16 || Appendix I || Appendix II || Appendix III || Appendix IV ||Concordance ||. GOVERNMENT OF INDIA. MINISTRY OF railways . ( RAILWAY BOARD). INDIAN RAILWAY ESTABLISHMENT MANUAL . Volume I. (Revised Edition-1989). (Embodying All Correction Slips issued upto 217 ,dated ). PREFACTORY NOTE. The first MANUAL for the guidance of staff dealing with ESTABLISHMENT matters was published in 1960. This edition embodied all administrative orders on Code rules and allied ESTABLISHMENT matters issued by the RAILWAY Board from time to time and current upto 31st March, 1959.
2 The Second edition was published in 1968, embodying corrections up to 1-4- 1968. 2. The RAILWAY Board decided to revise all the RAILWAY Codes and manuals with a view to symplifying them and bringing them up-to-date. The revision of the INDIAN RAILWAY ESTABLISHMENT MANUAL was accordingly undertaken. While approving the format for the revised MANUAL , the Board decided that the subject matters finding a place in other codes and publications may not be included in this book to avoid duplication. As such, Chapter Nos. X, XIII, XIV, XIX, XX, XXI, XXVIII, XXXI to XXXV, HOER and all Appendices except Appendices I to IV have been kept out of the scope of this Book. 3. In this revised edition of, the MANUAL , chapters of the 1968 edition have been rearranged after incorporating the present day position.
3 The provisions and chapters included in this edition supersede those on the subjects contained in the 1968. edition to the extent these have been revised and incorporated in this Volume. For Labour Laws, the rules contained in the original Acts, as amended from time to time, will hold good and may be used for reference. It must be noted that provisions of this MANUAL do not supersede the rules contained in any of the INDIAN RAILWAY Codes, and in case of conflict the latter should prevail. 4. This edition is published in two volumes in diglot form as per Government of India's Policy. Volume I contains Chapters I to XVI and Appendices I to IV and Volume II .Chapters from XVII to XXVI. 5. Corrections to this MANUAL , when published will be serially numbered. The corrections will be printed on one side in Hindi and English, both in loose leaves, so that these may be pasted at the relevant places.
4 6. It is requested that any error or omission or any suggestion for inclusion of any matter in this MANUAL or for the improvement or amendment of any provision contained therein, may be addressed the Secretary,, RAILWAY Board, through proper channel. A. N. Shukla Dt. 5-5-1990 Secretary/ RAILWAY Board. Table of Chapters and Appendices Chapter Subject 1 Recruitment, training, confirmation and re-employment 2 Rules governing promotion of Subordinate Staff 3 Rules regulating seniority of non-gazetted RAILWAY servants 4 Scales of Pay applicable to Principal categories of non-gazetted staff 5 Percentage of Posts fixed for various categories 6 Pay, increments and efficiency bars 7 Compensatory & other allowances 8 Dearness allowance 9 Running allowance rules 10 Arrears claims and recoveries of overpayments 11 Advances 12 Change in name 13 Absorption of medically incapacitated staff in alternative employment 14 Forwarding of applications from serving RAILWAY employees for posts outside railways 15 Terms and conditions applicable to RAILWAY servants & substitutes in Temporary services 16 Holidays & Special Casual leave Appendices.
5 1 Training of INDIAN RAILWAY Accounts Service Probationers .. Qualifying examination for promotion above Accounts Clerks of the Accounts Department upto and including 2. the rank of Accounts Assistants Qualifying examination for promotion to the rank of Section Officer (A/Cs), Inspectors of Station Accounts &. 3. Inspectors' of Stores Accounts 4 Promotion to and confirmation in the rank of Stock verifiers Contents CHAPTER - I. Recruitment, Training, Confirmation and re-employment Section - A. Training of Officers Part I Probationers General--101,Monitoring/Co-ordination of probationary training--102, Schedule of Probationary Training-103. Maintenance of diary etc. by probationers--104, Confirmation after probationary training--105, Determination of seniority of Group (A) probationers of different services in junior scales after their confirmation-106, Departmental Examination-107, Number of chances for passing institutional or Departmental examination-108, Minimum percentage of pass marks in the examination prescribed after completion of institutional extension of probationary period-109, Extension of probationery period-l 10.
6 Section--B. Rules for the recruitment and training of Group (C) and Group (D) and Workshop Staff. SUB-SECTION -- I. GENERAL. Extent of application 101, Recruitment--102, Definitions-103, Period of probation-104, Health Certificate 105, Special representation of certain communities -- 106, Persons having more than one wife or husband--107, Knowledge of Hindi- 108. SUB-SECTION -- II. PROCEDURE. Method of making appointment -- 109, Advertisements -- 110, Applications for employment -- 111-113, Powers to relax or modify rules -- 114, Relaxation of age limit--115, Employment of physically handicapped persons --116. SUB-SECTION - III. RECRUITMENT AND TRAINING. Recruitment and Training -- 117, Refresher and Promotion Courses -- 118, Security Deposit by Apprentices and Trainees --119, Stipend --120, Technical and non-technical qualifications for recruitment-- 121.
7 I. Transportation (Traffic)--Department (i) Station Masters --122, (ii) Traffic Signallers -- 123, (iii) Guards -- 124, (iv) Traffic Apprentices -- 125, (v) Train Clerks --126. II. Commercial Department (i) Ticket Collectors -- 127, (ii) Commercial Clerks -- (for Coaching and goods work) -- 128, (iii) Enquiry cum Reservation Clerks --129, (iv) Commercial Apprentices -- 130, (v) Law Assistants -- 131, (vi) Catering. Manager Grade-III--132, (vii) Catering Manager/Inspectors -- 133, (via) Assistant Cook--134, (ix) Senior Cook--135. IIL Transportation (Power) Department (i) First Fireman--136, (ii) Diesel Assistant -- 137, (iii) Electric Assistant--138, (iv) Steam, Shunters -- 139, (v) Drivers and Loco Running Supervisors -- 140. IV. Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Departments (i) Apprentice-Mechanics - 141, (ii) Train Examiners - 142.
8 V. Civil Engineering Department (i) Permanent Way Mistry -- 143, (ii) Permanent Way Inspector -- 144, (iii) Inspectors of Works -- 145, (iv) Bridge Inspectors -- 146. VI. Signal and Telecommunication Department (i) Signal Inspectors--147, (ii) Telecommunication Inspectors --148, (iii) Electric Signal Maintainer --149, (iv). Mechanical Signal Maintainer -- 130, (v) Telecommunications Maintainer Grade III, Wireless Maintainer Grade III, Telecommunications Maintainers Line --151, (vi) Telephone Operators -152. VII. Drawing Office Cadre (i) Assistant Draftsman in Civil/Mechanical/Electrical/S & T Department--153, (ii) Draftsman in Civil Engineering Department--154, (iii) Draftsman in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering Department--155, (iv) Draftsman in Signal and Telecommunications Department--156.
9 VIII. Stores Department (i) Asstt. Store , (ii) Staff in Printing IX. Skilled Artisans-159. X. Medical Department--Para Medical Staff (i) Staff , (ii) , (iii) , (iv) Health and Malaria inspector-- 163, (v) , (vi) Laboratory , (vii) , (viii) XI. Scientific XII. Ministerial and Non-Ministerial Categories (a) Accounts Department (i) Cash and Pay Officer , (ii) , (iii) Accounts Clerks and Section Officers , (iv). Finger Print , (v) Electronic Data Processing (b) Other than Accounts Department (i) Office , (ii) (iii) XIII. Official Language Department Hindi Asstts. --177. XIV. RAILWAY School Staff Sub -Section -- IV. RECRUITMENT OF GROUP 'D' RAILWAY SERVANTS. to Higher grades in group 'D' and group 'C' , Civil Engineering Department--181, Medical , Signal and Telecommunication Engineering , Mechanical Engineering , Electrical Engineering Department--185, Promotion of Safaiwalas 186, Promotion to skilled , Promotion to lower grades in group 'C--188, Promotion to higher grades in group 'C--189.
10 SECTION C. Employment of Tuberculosis, Pleurisy and Leprosy patients in the INDIAN RAILWAY SECTION 'D'. Verification of Character and Antecedents before appointment and exclusion from Govt. Service. SECTION 'F'. SECTION 'G'. Extension of service/re-employment of RAILWAY servants Extension of , Staff of Ex. Company and Ex. INDIAN State railways --104, Authorities empowered to grant extension beyond the age of superannuation .--105, Terms of extension of service -- 106-110, Terms of , Fixation of Pay re-employed , Delegation of 118, Privilege Passes and Ticket , Notice of termination .--120, Re-employment of Central Govt. servants/State Govt. servants/Quasi Govt. servants of , R;-employment of RAILWAY servants elsewhere than on CHAPTER--II. SECTION--'A'. Rules governing promotion of subordinate staff Promotion of Group 'B' posts to , Currency of , Consideration of employees on deputation.