Grant of study leave for NIS Diploma course.
Government of India
Ministry of Railways
The General Managers (P),
New Delhi, dated 16th June, 2016
All Zonal Railways including
CLW, DLW, ICF, RCF , RWF, Metro Railway/Kolkata,
The CAO(R), DMW/Patiala,
The DG, RDSO/Lucknow.
Sub: Grant of study leave for NIS Diploma course.
Railway Sports Promotion Board selects a limited number of sportspersons for NIS Diploma Course in different discipline from amongst the applications received from Zonal Railways. The sponsored sportspersons’ fees and other charges for the course are paid by respective Railways and their period of Diploma Course is treated as ‘On Duty’.
NIS diploma is technical course having a direct and close connection with the sphere of duty of the sportspersons/coaches in Indian Railways and is definite advantage to the Government from the point of view of public interest.
In view of the above, it has now been decided that Indian Railways sportspersons, who are not considered or not found eligible for sponsorship but are selected by NIS and undergo the NIS course at their own cost, shall be eligible for grant of “Study Leave”.
These instructions issue with the approval of Board (MS).
(Bhaskar Roy Choudhury)
Dy. Director, Estt.(Sports)