Railway Order- Uniform and Protective gears for Maintainers and Helpers of Signal & Telecom, Electrical (TRD) and Mechanical (ART & ARME) Staff.
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
NO.2018/TF Cell/S&T/S&T Uniform
The General Manager, All Indian Railways/PUs, NF(Con), CORE
The DG/RDSO/Lucknow, DG/NAIR/Vadodara
CAOs, DMW/Patiala, WPO/Patna, COFMOWINDLS, RWP/Bela, CAO/IROAF
Sub: Uniform and Protective gears for Maintainers and Helpers of Signal & Telecom, Electrical (TRD) and Mechanical (ART & ARME) Staff.
In order to ensure safe working environment for the staff working on track and also keeping in view the hardship faced by them during extreme weather conditions, provision of Special protective gears has been considered by the Board. In continuation of the protective gears approved for Trackmen/Keymen/Patrolmen vide Reference (1) above, Board (MTR, MRS, MS, FC & CRB) in consultation with DG(S&T), have also approved the following:
1. Protective Gears:
Provision of special protective gears has been approved for the Technicians/Maintainers and Helpers of S&T, Electrical (TRD) & Mechanical (ART & ARME) departments where duty involves working in field/on track under extreme weather and working conditions. The list of the protective gears and other items is as indicated below:
|1.||Rain Coat with
cap/hood and separate
|Waterproof coat and trouser
with full sleeves and cap/hood
|2(a)||Winter Jacket||Jacket with inner lining
with/without hood/cap, orange
color superior quality.
iv. Snow boots
|As per military clothing
factories/ approved suppliers
of Ordinance factories.
|3.||Safety Shoes (with Steel
IS 15298 (Part 2): 2011/
Some of the reputed brands
are Bata, Liberty, Action
|4.||Luminous vest||retro-reflective orange
colour, IS-15809 of 2008
specified by EN471
|5*||tricolor LED 3-cell
Torch/ rechargeable torch
|As being used by SCR/ NR||Once a
Note: 1.* Tricolor LED 3-cell Torch/ rechargeable torch to be provided to staff deputed for night duty or required to attend failures during night.
Note 2: ** Winter jackets as per item 2a) will not be supplied in subzero climate region, as provisioning of the same is already included in item 2b). In addition, any specific requirement for any particular area/climatic condition may be assessed by the respective DRM.
2. Mode of Procurement
Mode of Procurement shall be same as adopted for procurement of protective gears for Engineering staff vide reference (1) above. As on date, Stores Department is procuring luminous vests. The other items mentioned in Table 1 above, may be procured at Divisional Level, through Spot Purchase Committee comprising concerned Branch Officer, SrDFM/DFM, SrDMM/DMM. Once the system gets stabilized, and the vendors are developed, these may be procured through Stores Department of the Division.
3. Dress Allowances:
The Dress Allowance for the eligible staff as per Railway Board's letter no. PC-VII/2017/1/7/5/7 dated 03.10.2017 (RBE No. 141/2017), shall continue to be followed for above categories of staff.
4. Colour Scheme of uniform for Technicians/Maintainers and Helpers of S&T Department:
The colour scheme of uniform for Technicians/Maintainers and Helpers of S&T Department for both men/women - Shirt/Kurta shall be of Sky Blue and Trouser/Salwar shall be Navy Blue.
This issues with the concurrence of Associate Finance of Transformation Cell of Railway Board.
Kindly acknowledge the receipt and ensure compliance.