Railway Board Orders 2019

Railway Board Orders 2019

Order No & DateSubjectOrder Link
No. 2019/E(LR)II/1/10 dated 30th December 2019(i) Holding of “Protest Week” from 2nd to 7th January,2020 by All Indian Railwaymen’s Federation(AIRF) and its affiliated Unions.

(ii)Agitation by National Federation of Indian Railwaymen(NFIR) and its affiliated Unions.
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No.2011/C&IS/Committee/Laptop/Pt-II dated 19th December 2019Simplification of the procedure of Laptop reimbursement for Probationary officers of Group ‘A’ Railway Services under training at Centralized Training InstitutesClick here
RBE No. 212/2019 dated 18th Dec 2019Date of next increment under Rule 10 of Railway Services (Revised Pay) Rules, 2016 – regardingClick here
RBE No. 207/2019 dated 28th Nov 2019Re-engagement of retired employees in exigencies of servicesClick here
RBE No.267/2019 dated 28th Nov 2019Re-engagement of retired employees in exigencies of servicesClick here
RBE No.201/2019 dated 21st Nov 2019Rate of Dearness Allowance applicable w.e.f. from 01.07.2019 to Railway employees continuing to draw their pay in the pre-revised pay scale/ grade pay as per 6th Central Pay CommissionClick here
RBE No. 197/2019 dated 14th Nov 2019State Railway Provident Fund — Rate of interest during the year 2019-20 (October, 2019 - December, 2019)Click here
PC-VI No. 400 dated 13th Nov 2019Sharing of order dated 16.09.2019 of Hon’ble CAT/Mumbai Bench in OA No.688/2014 filed by Shri Girish Kumar Sabu & Ors Vs UOI & OrsClick here
RBE No. 89/2019 dated 8th Nov 2019Extension in joining time from date of issue of Offer of AppointmentClick here
RBE No.: 188/2019 dated 7th Nov 2019Clarification on enrollment of the substitutes under National Pension System and commencement of the deductionClick here
RBE No. 190/2019 dated 8th Nov 2019Admissibility of payment of Extra Work Allowance (erstwhile Rajbhasha Allowance) to Sr. Scale, JA Grade and SA Grade officers entrusted with the administrative control of Hindi work, after completion of the period of one yearClick here
RBE No. 184/2019 dated 30th Oct 2019Increasing promotion quota percentage for Technician-III posts in Diesel/Electric Loco/EMU Sheds in Indian Railways – CorrigendumClick here
RBE No. 186/2019 dated 1st Nov 2019Leave to a Railway servant who is unlikely to be fit to return to duty – regClick here
RBE No.187/2019 dated 31st Oct 2019Grant of Dearness Relief to Railway pensioners/family pensioners — Revised rate effective from 01.07.2019Click here
RB No. 182/2019 dated 28th Oct 2019Timely filling up of vacancies by General Departmental Competitive Examination (GDCE) and Limited Departmental Competitive Examination (LDCE)Click here
RBE No. 179/2019 dated 23rd Oct 2019Grant of ad-hoc bonus for 30 days to the Group ‘C’ & ‘D’ RPF/RPSF personnel for the financial year 2018-2019Click here
RBE No. 178/2019 dated 22nd Oct 2019Revision of channels of Promotion (AVC) of non-gazetted staff of various categories – Medical DepartmentClick here
RBE No. 165/ 2019 dated 21st Oct 2019Railway Minimum wages rate and variable dearness allowance (VDA) from October 2019Click here
No. D-43/34/2017-F(E)III dated 17th Oct 2019Revision of pension/family pension of pre-2016 retired Running Staff – regClick here
No. 2018/G/32/1 dated 17th October 2019Payment of Travelling Allowance (TA) to the Officer/staff for duties performed during election to the General Election to the 17th Lok Sabha, 2019Click here
No.F(E)III/2008/PN1/13 dated 16th Oct 2019Payment of DR to re-employed pensioners – regClick here
RBE No 172/2019 dated 15th Oct 2019Grant of Dearness Allowance to Railway employees — Revised Rates effective from 01.01.2019Click here
No.2012/F(E)III/1(3)/14 dated 15th Oct 2019Applicability of Employees Compensation Act 1923 (8 of 1923) and payment of Extraordinary Pension/Family PensionClick here
RBE No. 171/2019 dated 14th Oct 2019Fixation of pay of disabled / medically unfit running staff on being appointed against alternative (stationary) posts in revised (7th CPC) pay structureClick here
No.E(NG)I-2019/PM 1/19 dated 10th Oct 2019Promotion of Non-gazetted (Group ‘C’) staff to Non-selection posts – Policy & Procedure (Master Circular No.37).Click here
RBE No.166/2019 dated 1st October 2019Revision in the rate of Ration Money Allowance in respect of Non-gazetted RPF/RPSF personnelClick here
RBE No. 161 dated 30th September 2019 Fixation of pay in case of employees who seek transfer to a lower post under FR 15(a)- clarification regarding.Click here
RBA No. 91/2019
dated 27th September, 2019
Settlement of Dues of Officers/staff on retirementClick here
RBE No.152/2019 dated 25th September 2019

Reckoning of half of past service rendered in Central/State Government establishments for Post Retirement Complimentary Pass (PRCP) facilityClick here
RBE No. 153/2019 dated 20th September 2019Forwarding of one-way own request transfer applications to other Divisions/RailwaysClick here
RBE No 154/2019 dated 20th September 2019

Revised format for issue of Pensioners’ Identity CardClick here
RBE No.157/2019 dated 20th September 2019Grant of higher grade pay Rs.2000 to Drivers Gr-III (constable) of RPF/RPSFClick here
No. 2019/TG-I/20/23
dated 20th September 2019
Non-allotment of berths to on duty Ticket Checking Staff while working Train No. 12625/12626 plying between Trivendrum and New Delhi – regClick here
RBE.No.155/2019 dated 20th September 2019

Payment of Productivity Linked Bonus to all eligible non-gazetted Railway employees for the financial year 2018-19Click here
RBE No.157/2019 dated 20th September 2019Grant of higher grade pay Rs.2000 to Drivers Gr-III (constable) of RPF/RPSFClick here
RBA No.83/2019 dated September 18, 2019Additional Relief on death/disability of Govt. servants covered under NPS – identification of beneficiaryClick here
No.F(E)I/2018/Misc./5 dated 13th September 2019Inconsistency in estimation of cost of staff for creation of work charged establishment regClick here
No.F(E)I/2018/Misc./5 dated September 13, 2019Inconsistency in estimation of cost of staff for creation of work charged establishment regClick here
RBA No. 82/2019 dated September 12, 2019Minutes of meeting of Board (FC & MS) with Dy. CAOs and Dy. CPOs of all Zonal Railways and Production Units held on 04.09.2019 and 05.09.2019 in Board’s office.Click here
No.2018/Trans Cell/S&T/Go Digital dated September 2019Digital Signature Certificate Policy for Railway UnitsClick here
RBE No.149/2019
dated September 9, 2019
Language of Question Papers for GDCE – ClarificationClick here
RBE No. 145/2019 dated 2nd September 2019Discontinuation of Direct Recruitment to the posts of Senior Section Engineers (SSEs)Click here
No. 2019/Trans Cell/S&T/Suggestions from GMs dated September 2, 2019Remuneration to Railway Officers acting as ArbitratorsClick here
RBE No. 140/2019 dated August 26, 2019Guidelines for providing various facilities including allowing scribes to person with disabilities at the time of departmental examination.Click here
No. 2018/AC-II/21/2/ARPAN dated August 22, 2019Revision of pension/family pension — Customisation of revision module in ARPAN and IPASClick here
RBE No.133/2019 dated 16th August 2019Anomaly in fixation of pay of Chief Loco Inspectors appointed prior to 01.01.2016 with reference to their juniors appointed after 01.01.2016 and drawing more pay than the seniorsClick here
No. TCR/1147/2019/01 dated 10th August 2019Guidelines regarding transportation of relief material to the flood affected areas of Karnataka, Kerala and Maharashtra StatesClick here
RBE No.131/2019 dated 9th August 2019Revision of Hourly rates of Incentive bonus and bonus factor of workshop/PUs in respect of staff under CLW pattern GISClick here
RBE No. 127/2019 dated 8th August 2019Adoption of instructions issued by DoP&T regarding restrictions of officiating pay under FR-35 (Rule 1329 IREC Vol. II) in the context of RS(RP) Rules, 2016 in lieu of Charge AllowanceClick here
No. E(GP)2003/2/22 dated 6th August 2019 Clarification on grant of Non-functional Scale to Gr.’B’ officers in Level-11 of Accounts Department and Level-10 in organized departments of Indian Railways – regClick here
RBE No.125/2019 dated August 2, 2019Fixation of Pay in the revised pay structure for running staff promoted as on 01.01.2016 or thereafter-clarificationsClick here
RBE No. 120/2019 dated 26th July 2019Revised pay limits for entitlement of Passes/PTOsClick here
No.2015/ERB-III/22/4(1) dated 25th July 2019

Medical facility to Railway Officers/Staff working in Railway BoardClick here
RBE No. 119/2019 dated July 24, 2019State Railway Provident Fund – Rate of interest during the year 2019-20 (July, 2019 – September, 2019)Click here
RBE No.117/2019 dated 23rd July 2019Selection to Group ‘C’ posts in RailwaysClick here
No. F(E)I/2019/AL-28/44 dated 23rd July 2019Grant of TA / DA and Air Travel permission to Retired Railway Officers to attend Courts for deposition as prosecution witnesses as sanction for prosecution authenticating authorityClick here
RBA NO.58/2019 dated 22nd July 2019Setting up of NPS oversight mechanismClick here
RBE No. 116/2019 dated 19th July 2019
Revised pass facilities to the Railway Servants who are “Persons with Disabilities” (PwD)Click here
No. 2018/Trans/01/Policy dated 18th July 2019Hiring of retired Army Personnel against vacancies of RPF for deployment in Core AreasClick here
No. 2019/E(LR)I1/1/5 dated 15th July 2019

Proposed Protest Demonstration by ‘All India SC/ST Railway Employees Association’ on 19.07.2019 during Lunch Hour at all offices of Zonal Railways, Production Units, DRM and Workshops against `Corporatisation and Privatisation of Railways’ Click here
No. 2018/E(LR)II/1/14 dated 12th July 2019Proposed ‘Hunger Strike:24Hrs. Hunger Fast’ and `Chakka Jam’ by “All India Loco Running Staff Association”(AILRSA) on 15th July to 17th July, 2019Click here
dated 9th July 2019
Strengthening of Administration- Premature retirement of Railway servants – Periodical review under rules 1802 (a) / 1803 (a) / 1804 (a) -R.II, 1987 edition – RegardingClick here
RBE No 102/2019 dated June 25, 2019Initial training period – counting towards eligibility for appearing in departmental examination – clarificationClick here
File No. PC-VII/2018/I/7/5/1
dated June 20, 2019
Clarification and recommendations sought regarding admissibility of Dress Allowance to various categoriesClick here
RBE No. 100/2019 dated 19th June 2019Appointment on Compassionate Grounds — Acquisition of higher qualificationClick here
No.E(NG)I/2019/BR/I dated June 12, 2019

Procedure for recording date of birth on entering Railway service and its alteration – Master CircularClick here
No.E(W)2019/PS5-1/4 dated June 10, 2019
Appropriate stamping on the passes as per revised travel entitlementsClick here
RBE No. 93/2019 dated June 7, 2019Compensation for non-deposit or delayed deposit of contribution under National Pension System during 2014-12 – regardingClick here
RBE No 92/2019 dated June 4, 2019Re-engagement of retired staff on daily remuneration basis for the post of Assistant Loco Pilot (Both Diesel and Electrical Drivers)Click here
RBE No.91/2019 dated June 4, 2019

Classification of Trains as high Speed Trains for the purpose of Trip Allowance (PNM/NFIR item No.7/2012)Click here
No.2018/RS/Ptg .& Sty./AP/PP/IR June 4, 2019

Closure of remaining five printing pressesClick here
RBE NO. 90/2019 dated June 4, 2019Grant of compassionate appointment to spouse/ward/dependent of deceased trainee employeesClick here
RBE No. 89/2019 dated June 3, 2019

Pass facility to non-Railway ServantsClick here
No.2017/E(LR)III/LR/Misc/1 dated May 31, 2019

Secret Ballot Elections for verification of membership of Railway Servants of Trade Unions on the Zonal Railways including Metro Railway, KolkataClick here
RBE No. 88 /2019 dated May 31, 2019Extension of the scheme of hiring of para-medical categories in Group ‘C’ on contract basis.Click here
RBE NO. 84/2019 dated 27th May 2019Implementation of recommendations of VI Central Pay Commission – Revision of rates of Uniform Allowance, Kit Maintenance Allowance and Washing Allowance in respect of RPF/RPSF personnel.Click here
RBE No. 69/2019 dated 29th April 2019Preparation and Maintenance of Annual Performance Appraisal Reports(APARs) of Non-gazetted Railway servantsClick here
RBE No. 86/2019 dated 28th May 2019Modified Assured Career Progression Scheme (MACPS) for the Railways Employees-Benchmark RegardingClick here
No.2019/Trans Cell/Civil/Contractual Staffing dated 24th May 2019Engagement of Ex-Servicemen against vacancies in Safety Categories of Bridge Organization, Track Machine Organization and other similar technical safety Categories on Contract BasisClick here
RBE NO. 79/2019 dated 13th May 2019Filling up the posts of Instructors in recognized Training Institutes – Uniform GuidelinesClick here
RBE No. 78/2019 dated 10th May 2019

Scheme of LDCE for filling up 20% vacancies of OS-II and 13.33 % vacancies of Senior ClerkClick here
No. F(E)I/2016/AL-28/25 dated 8th May 2019Guidelines on Air Travel on Official Tour-Purchase of Air Ticket from authorized agents regClick here
RBE No. 71/2019 dated 1st May 2019

Modifications in the instructions issued w.r.t. implementation of recommendations of Seventh Central Pay Commission accepted by the Government — Qualification Pay renamed as Railway Accounts Examination AllowanceClick here
RBE NO. 68/2019 dated 26th April 2019Posting of husband and wife at the same stationClick here
RBE No. 63/2019 dated 23rd April 2019Review of mode of promotion from “Selection” to “Non- Selection” for the post of Shunting Master, Grade-I in GP Rs.4200, Level-6 and Shunting Master, Grade-II in GP Rs.2400
RBE No 67/2019 dated 23rd April 2019Minimum service condition for inter-Railway request transfer
No. PC-VII/2018/R-U/23 dated 18th April 2019Availability of option for fixation of pay on promotion from the Date of Next Increment (DNI) in lower post and method of fixation of pay from DNI, if opted for, in context of RS(RP) Rules, 2016
No.2012/E(LR)III/HL1-1 dated 10th April 2019Declaration of Holiday on 14th April, 2019 – Birthday of Dr.B.R. Ambedkar
No.E(NG)I/2016/PM 1/12 (Pt.) dated 5th April 2019Merger of three categories of posts in the Commercial Department viz -Ticket Checking Staff (TC), Commercial Clerk (CC) & Enquiry-cum Reservation Clerk (ECRC)
No.E(P&A)II/2012/F.E.2/4 dated 2nd April 2019

Admissibility of House Rent Allowance (HRA) in the event of non-acceptance or surrender of railway residential accommodation
No. E(NG)I-2015/TR/10 Pt dated 2nd April 2019

Induction of Female employees in Railway and other Central Government Departments — reg
NO. E(P&A)IT/2012/F.E.2/4 dated 2nd April 2019Admissibility of House Rent Allowance (HRA) in the event of non-acceptance or surrender of railway residential accommodation
No. F(E)I/2019/AL-28/21 dated 29th March 2019Grant of Air Travel permission to RPF / RPSF personnel on Jammu — Srinagar sectorClick here
RBA No. 22/2019 dated 28th March 2019

Re-Structuring of IT Cadre in Zonal Railways/Production Units
No. E(NG)II/2007/RC-4/CORE/I dated 27th March 2019

Re-engagement of retired employees in exigencies of service
No.2018/M(W)/814/59 dated 25th March 2019Revision of hourly rates of Incentive Bonus and Bonus Factor of Workshops/PUs following implementation of 7th CPC.
No. 2018/Trans.Cell /Health/Medical Card dated 20th March 2019Issue of Cashless Treatment Scheme in Emergency (CTSE) Card at the time of retirement
RBA No.15/2019, dated 18th March, 2019Inordinate delay in finalization of pension related grievances of Railway Pensioners
No. PC-
VII/2017 /RSRP/2(Part-IV) dated 13th March 2019
Report of the Committee on Classification of Railway Posts consequent upon implementation of 7th CPC recommendations through RS(RP) Rules, 2016
RBE No. 47/2019 dated 11th March 2019Permission to retain Railway accommodation at the place of previous posting by Railway officers/staff going on deputation to Joint Venture Companies (JVs) set up by Ministry of Railways with various State Governments
RBE No. 50/2019 dated 13th March 2019Bunching of stages of pay in the pre-7th CPC pay scales consequent upon fixation of pay in the revised pay scales based on 7th CPC — regarding
RBE No.: 45/2019 dated 11th March 2019Grant of Dearness Relief to Railway pensioners/family pensioners — Revised rate effective from 01.01.2019
RBE No 44 /2019 dated 8th March 2019Revision of percentage distribution of posts of Track Maintainers
No. 2019/E(LR)II/1/2 dated 8th March 2019

Proposed protests by Government employees against ‘National Pension System’ (NPS)
RBE No. 41/2019 dated 6th March 2019Reckoning of pay element for revision of pension of pre–2016 retired Loco Inspectors
RBE No : 37/2019 dated 6th March 2019Grant of Dearness Allowance to Railway employees — Revised Rates effective from 01.01.2019
NO. 2018/Trans Cell/S&T/House Allotment dated 5th March 2019Allotment of House to staff improving availability and simplification of process
No. D-43/4/2018-F(E)III dated 26th February 2019Additional benefit on death/disability of Government servant covered by NPS – reg
RBE No. 36/2019
dated 26th February 2019
Revision of pension of pre-2016 pensioners – Stagnation increment – regarding
RBE No. 34/2019 dated 22nd February 2019Grant of Transport Allowance to Railway Employees availing concessional Season Ticket/Suburban passes
RBE No.30/2019 dated 20th February 2019Date of superannuation of doctors in case they opt to superannuate on attaining the age of 62 years.
E(NG)II/2006/PO/NR/10 dated 19th February 2019Special concessions/facilities to Central Government Employees working in Kashmir valley in attached/subordinate offices or PSUs falling under the control of Central Government
RBE No. 23/2019 dated 12th February 2019Fixation of pay of the employees who got promoted to the post of higher Pay level after being granted the benefit of pay fixation on grant of financial upgradation under MACPS
RBE No. 16/2019 dated 31st January 2019Revised travel entitlements on Duty Passes, Privilege Passes and Post Retirement Complimentary Passes (PRCP)
No.E(P&A)II/2017/RS-22 dated 31st Jan 2019Payment of leave salary to Running staff after implementation of 7th CPC recommendations
2016/F(E)III/1(1)18 dated 25th January 2019Settlement Forms to be filled by the retiring Railway servant.
NO.2018/Trans Cell/Health/Medical Issues dated 24th Jan 2019Process Simplification – Referral of patients for Treatment, Investigation, Physiotherapy, etc. to the Private Empanelled and other Govt. Hospitals
RBE No. 14/2019 dated 21st Jan 2019State Railway Provident Fund – Rate of interest during the year 2018-19 (January, 2019 – March, 2019)
RBE No. 13/19 dated 16th Jan 2019

Minimum prescribed educational qualification for direct recruitment to the post of Technician Grade III in Level-2 of Pay Matrix of 7th CPC
RBE No. 12/2019 dated 16th Jan 2019Aptitude Test in Departmental selections
RBE No. 12/2019 dated 16th Jan 2019Aptitude Test in Departmental selections
RBA No. 5/2019 dated 15th Jan 2019Authorisation of withdrawals under National Pension System (NPS)
RBE No. 10/2019 dated 14th Jan 2019Extension of the period of retention of Railway accommodation at the previous place of posting in favour of officers posted to East Central Railway
RBE N0. 9 /2019 dated 11th January 2019Introduction of Provisions for writing of APAR of Railway Employees Working in Grade Pay Rs.1800/- Level-I
RBE NO 8/2019 dated 11th Jan 2019Comprehensive policy on Mutual Transfer of non-gazetted staff on the Zonal Railways
No. E (NG) II/2001/RR-1/6 dated 10th Jan 2019Educational qualification for recruitment to Group ‘C’ posts in S&T Departments on the Railways
RBE No. 04/2019 datd 9th Jan 2019Retention of Railway quarters at the previous place of posting by Railway employees posted to Northeast Frontier Railway
RBE No. 05/2019 dated 9th Jan 2019Implementation of recommendations of Seventh Central Pay Commission accepted by the Government – Annual Allowance
No.E(NG)I/2015/PM 1/20 dated 8th Jan 2019Reduction in the residency period for promotion from Grade Pay Rs.1800/- (LeveI-1) to Grade Pay Rs.1900/- (Level-2)
No. 2018/Trans.Cell/Health/Medical Card dated 4th Jan 2019Medical Identity Card Numbering and Colour Scheme & Generation of Uniform Medical I-Card
No. E(P&A)II-2017/HW-1 dated 3rd Jan 2019Revision of rates of Night Duty Allowance (NDA) — recommendations of 7th CPC


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