Retention of Railway accommodation on deputation to central Ministries/Departments under Central Staffing Scheme and to other organizations eligible for allotment of accommodation under GPRA
Government of India
Ministry Of Railways
No:E(G) 2008 QR 1-16
New Delhi, Dated 12.07.2018
The General Managers
All Indian Railways &
Subject: Retention of Railway accommodation on deputation to central Ministries/Departments under Central Staffing Scheme and to other organizations eligible for allotment of accommodation under GPRA.
Ref: i) Board’s letter No.E(G) 2000 QR 1-23 dt. 01.06.2001
ii) Board’s letter No.E(G) 2006 QR 1-14(c) dt. 20.11.2006
The instructions governing retention of Railway accommodation by Railway employees in the event of their transfer, deputation, retirement etc. as contained in Ministry of Railways (Railway Board)’s letters referred above, have been further reviewed by the Railway Board and it has been decided to supersede para 6 of Railway Board’s policy instructions No.E(G) 2006 QR 1-14(A) dated 20.11.2006 with para 4 of Railway Board’s policy instructions No.E(G) 2000 QR 1-23 dated 01.06.2001 referred above which is reiterated as under:
Railway Officers/staff proceeding on deputation to other central government ministries under the central staffing scheme may be allowed retention of Railway houses subject to the following:
a) Railway employees must apply for the General pool accommodation for the level of entitlement plus one level below within fifteen days of his/her joining the new post under central staffing scheme.
b) The retention of existing Railway accommodation shall be permitted till the first house is allotted to him/her from the General pool either of the type he/she is entitled to or one level below irrespective of its location.
The retention of existing accommodation shall be permitted till the time a person junior in the waiting list for General Pool accommodation gets an accommodation allotted in the normal course; whichever is earlier.
c) The rent chargeable would be at normal rate for two months and thereafter, on payment of special licence fee, i.e. at double the normal licence fee.
2. This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of Ministry of Railways (railway board).
Deputy Director Estt.(Genl.)