GOVERNMENT OF INDIA / BHARAT SARKAR
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS / RAIL MANTRALAYA
New Delhi, dated 28.12.2012
The General Manager (P)
All Indian Railways &
Sub: Rightsizing – Policy on Creation of Posts
AIRF and NFIR during the PREM meeting have expressed apprehensions on creation of posts with reference to Board’s letter dated 04.09.2012 (RBE 96/2012).
It is clarified that the Railway can create posts with matching saving only, on account of new organization and new assets like new trains, new locos, extra coaches, etc. as per Board’s letter No.E(G)76 EC 2-7 dated 17.11.79 read with Board’s letter’s No.E(G)82 EC 2-2 dated 12.07.1984 and E(G)II/91/PO/Gent./2 dated 24.06.1991 respectively, Board’s letter No.E(G)2003 EC 2-3 dated 31.10.2003 deals with creation of posts for maintenance of rakes for new trains on matching savings basis falling which by debits from the vacancy bank, to be set off firsts by future credits. Board have further permitted DRM’s to create posts in safety and operational categories on 1:1 basis for new assets as envisaged in Board’s letter No.E(MPP)2003/1/88 dated 05.04.2006 with the approval of the General Manager.
Kindly acknowledge receipt.
Executive Director (Trg. & MPP)