RBE No. 60/2020
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA (BHARAT SARKAR)
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (RAIL MANTRALAYA)
No. E(G) 2020 RN 2-COVID-19
New Delhi, dated 31.07.2020
The General Manager/Director General
All Indian Railways/Production Units/RDSO-Lucknow
(As per standard mailing list)
Sub : One time relaxation for retention of railway accommodation in view of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Vide letter of even number dated 19.05.2020 (RBE No.38/2020), Railway Board had allowed suo-motu retention of railway accommodation by officers/staff for the period from 17.03.2020 to 30.06.2020 in line with the decision taken by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs for the allottees of General Pool Residential Accommodation. This retention has been extended up to 15.07.2020 vide this office letter of even number dated 01.07.2020 in accordance with the decision taken by Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs vide their OM No. 12035/2/2020 Pol.II dated 22.06.2020.
2. Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, vide their OM No. 16(5) Covid-19/retention/2020 dated 18.06.2020 have now decided that suo-motu extension of retention of quarters granted to the allottees in respect of Mumbai City shall be extended up to 31.08.2020. Accordingly, Ministry of Railways have decided that in Mumbai City, suo-motu retention of railway accommodation by officers/staff already allowed for the period from 17.03.2020 to 15.07.2020 shall further be extended up to 31.08.2020 subject to the conditions stipulated in Board’s letter of even number dated 19.05.2020.
3. This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.
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Director Establishment (Genl.)