RBE No. 82 /2014
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
New Delhi, dated 2.5 .07.2014
The General Managers (P),
All Indian Railways & PUs
(As per standard list).
Sub : Request transfers of employees from one seniority unit to other seniority unit in GP Rs. 1800 (PB-1), without insisting minimum educational qualifications of class X or ITI or equivalent.
The question whether erstwhile group 'EV employees recruited prior to cut off date of 31.07.2011 without possessing the revised qualifications of 10th class or ITI, may be allowed to seek request transfer on bottom seniority in the grades having element of direct recruitment, has been engaging attention of the Board for quite some time.
(2) Accordingly, the matter has been considered by the Board and it has been decided that
(a) persons recruited/engaged/appointed prior to 31.07.2011 in GP 1800 and below (-)1 S, without the prescribed educational qualification may be considered eligible to seek transfer on request, in recruitment grade on bottom seniority, subject to the condition that they will be placed in the relevant grade pay/scale of pay vis-à-vis in their parent unit.
(b) if the candidates in GP 1800 and below (-) 1 S, appointed on compassionate ground, loss of land, accident victims and LARSGESS, make a request for transfer within a period of 5 years, it may be considered even if they do not have the required qualification subject to the condition that they will carry the same grade pay as they were working in the earlier place and will be placed at the bottom seniority.
(3) Other terms and condition (s), in effecting such transfer will remain unaltered.
This disposes off NFIR's letter No. IV/Committee (Trackmen)/2010/PUI dated 22.11.2013 and DLW's letter No. W.P./S/LRT/Hey/NR to DLW/46 dated 20/09/2013.
Please acknowledge receipt.
Executive Director/Estt. (N)