Retention of Railway accommodation by Railway employees upon permanent / immediate absorption in PSUs/ Societies etc
RBE No. 167/2018
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA (BHARAT SARKAR)
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (RAIL MANTRALAYA)
No. E(G) 2014 QR 1-2 (PSU Abspn)
New Delhi, dated 30.10.2018
The General Managers
All Indian Railways & Production Units
(As per Standard mailing list)
Sub: Retention of Railway accommodation by Railway employees upon permanent / immediate absorption in PSUs/ Societies etc.
Ref: Board’s letter No. E(G) 2014 QR 1 — 2 (PSU Abspn) dated 07.06.2017.
At present, Railway officers/staff on their appointment in PSUs/Societies etc. on permanent/immediate absorption basis are permitted to retain their Railway quarter for a period of 2(two) months on payment of normal rent / licence fee as per policy provisions applicable as per instructions contained in Railway Board’s letter of even number dated 07.06.2017.
2. The aforementioned policy provisions regarding retention of Railway accommodation in the event of permanent absorption / immediate absorption of Railway employees in PSUs/Societies etc. have been reviewed by Railway Board and the full Board in exercise of its powers to make reasonable relaxation in public interest for a class/group of employees, in all or any of the existing provisions regarding house allotment/retention, has, now, in modification of the existing instructions as aforesaid, decided that Railway officers/staff on their appointment in PSUs/Societies etc. on permanent/immediate absorption basis may be permitted to retain their Railway quarter for a period of 04 (four) months on payment of normal rent/licence fee. Retention of quarter beyond the aforesaid period of 4(four) months shall be treated as unauthorised and shall be liable for recovery of damage/penal rent.
3. This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.
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Director Establishment (Gent.)