Wednesday, 8 July 2015

Railway Board Order: Fixation of stipend for Apprentice JEs selected through LDCE during their training period

Fixation of stipend for Apprentice JEs selected through LDCE during their training period: Railway Board Order

Ministry of Railways has issued order to all GMs and Zonal Railways and PUs on Fixation of stipend for Apprentice JEs selected through LDCE during their training period.

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAY
Railway Board
S.No.PC-VI/ 351
RBE No.73/2015
N o.PC-V/2008/PS/1(Stipend)
New Delhi, dated 30.06.2015
The General Managers
All Zonal Railways & PUs
(As per mailing list)

Sub: – Fixation of stipend for Apprentice JEs selected through LDCE during their training period.
Ref: PNM/AIRF item No.11/ 2013.

All Indian Railwaymen’s Federation have raised the issue regarding fixation of stipend for Apprentice IE5 selected through LDCE during their training period. The issue was discussed in PNM meeting and it has been decided to-reiterate the existing relevant provisions of IREM. In this context, attention is invited to para-1905 (2) of IREM Vol.H (Revised Edition-1990) which stipulates as under:-

“………..Permanent Railway servants on appointment as apprentices in any category may be granted pay equivalent to the rate of stipend laid down for that particular category of Apprentices or their substantive pay as admissible to them from time to time whichever is higher. Temporary railway servants on appointment as apprentices in any category may be granted pay equivalent to the rate of stipend drawn by the Apprentices in their category”.

2. This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.

3. Hindi version is enclosed.
(N.P.Singh)
Dy.Director, Pay Commission-V
Railway Board
Download Railway Board letter S.No.PC-VI/ 351 RBE No.73/2015 dated 30.06.2015

Comparison of Group ‘B’ Posts between Railways and Central Government Departments

Comparison of Group ‘B’ Posts between Railways and Central Government Departments

A mild comparison of Group ‘B’ employees working in the Railways and other Central Government Departments as per the Census of 2001 and 2008. The Indian Railways Technical Supervisors Association(IRTSA) submitted an additional memorandum to 7th Pay Commission recently. The report is highlighted the situation of Group ‘B’ posts in Railways in last 14 years. We just reproduced the matter briefly for your information…

Meagre number of Group ‘B’ posts in Railways

Every department of central Government are increasing the number of gazetted posts for effective & efficient governance, Railways are not doing so inspite of huge need of it on Administrative & functional justifications and requirement thereof.

According to Census of Central Government employees published by Ministry of Labour, between the year 2001 and 2008 number of Group-B employees have increased to the tune of 35.65% from 1,59,517 to 2,47,822 despite of reduction of total number of employees to the tune of 24.5% from 38,76,395 to 31,11,610.
Source: IRTSA Click here to view the complete memorandum submitted to 7th Central Pay Commission by IRTSA

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