Qualifying services for issue of Post Retirement Complimentary Passes
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
New Delhi, dated 18-04-2007
The General Managers (P),
All Indian Railways &
Sub: Qualifying services for issue of Post Retirement Complimentary Passes.
In terms of provisions contained in Schedule-IV of the Railway Servants (Pass) Rules, 1986 (Second Edition, 1993), a minimum of 20 years of Railway service is required for grant of Post Retirement Complimentary Pass to any category of Railway employees.
2. Hon’ble Minister of Railways, during the presentation of Railway Budget 2007-08, has announced that in case of Ex-Servicemen and Central Government employees recruited in the Railways, a weight age equivalent to half of their previous non-railway service rendered in Central Government will be taken into account while determining their eligibility for Post Retirement Complimentary Passes on the basis of length of service in the Railways under the extant rules.
3. It has, therefore, been decided that the provision contained in Item (Xi) below column 3 in Schedule IV (Post-Retirement Complimentary Pass) of Railway Servants (Pass) Rukes, 1986 (Second Edition, 1993) be amended as in the enclosed Advance Correction Slip No. 53.
4. This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.
Joint Director Estt. (Welfare)