Grant Of Natural Calamity Advance to Railway Servants affected by Torrential downpour in Tamil Nadu – request for special consideration and special sanction
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
New Delhi, dated: 08-01-2016
The General Manager
Ref: (1) Southern Railway’s letter No.P(R)27/P/Vol XII dated 11/12/2015 and (2) FA&CAO, Southern Railway’s note dated 5/1/2016.
In view of the circumstances mentioned in your Railway’s letter cited above, the proposal for payment of Natural Calamity Advance to the employees affected by the torrential rains and floods in the state of Tamil Nadu in relaxation of the conditions mentioned in Para 1123 of IREM Vol.I, has been considered by the Board, and it has been decided that the affected employees may be sanctioned one months pay (i.e. Pay plus Grade Pay) under the powers of the General Manager.
2. FA&CAO, southern Railway should ensure a concurrend watch of the recovery of this advance through an effective machinery. Recovery should be ensured within 12 Months from the date of sanction in a maximum of 12 equal installments. Applications may be processed and payment disbursed before 29/2/2016. It may also be ensured that the disbursement should be entirely through bank payment only.
3. This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of Ministry of Railways.
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