Railway Order – Representation of NFIR regarding upgradation of pay structure of JEs/SSEs
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
New Delhi, dated:20/02/2018
The General Secretary,
National Federation of Indian Railwaymen
3, Chelmsford Road, New Delhi – 55.
Sub:- Representation of NFIR regarding upgradation of pay structure of JEs/SSEs.
Ref: – NFIR’s letter No.IV/NFIR/7 CPC(Imp)/2016/R.B.- Part. II dated 31.01.2019.
Please refer to NFIR’s letter quoted above raising the issue of upgradation of pay structure of Group ‘C’ Railway Engineers and also referring Ministry of Railway’s proposal dated 08.02.2017 requesting Ministry of Finance to upgade 75% posts of Senior Supervisors of Railways of all department (other than Accounts Department) from Level-7 to Level-8.
2. It may be appreciated that position in this regard has already been advised vide Board’s letters of even no. dated 06.08.2018, 14-19.09.2018 & 13.12.2018. As may be observed from these communications Ministry of Railways has taken its optimum efforts to obtain approval of Ministry of Finance on the proposal dated 08.02.2017 through number of meetings/reminders. It may be appreciated that this proposal has further been followed through D.O. letters from the level of Hon’ble Minister of Railways and Chairman Railway Board. In further progress, Secretary(Expenditure)/Ministry of Finance vide their D.O. letter dated 16.10.2018 conveyed that this proposal has a linkage with 7th CPC recommendations upgrading certain categories of Accounts and Chemical and Metallurgist Department of Railways which are under consideration of a Committee constituted by Department of Personnel & Training; and the proposal of Railways would be considered after a decision in the matter taken by DoP&T. So far the committee firmed its view in respect of posts under Chemical and Metallurgist Department, however 7th CPC recommendations in respect of Supervisors of Accounts Department of Railways is still under consideration by the Committee.
3. It may also be appreciated that the issue of ensuring career progression and addressing stagnation in Technical Supervisory Cadre is also under consideration/examination to Ministry of Railways in a holistic way.
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