2800/-) as Accounts Asstt (GP 4200/-) on Indian Railways
Sub: Relaxation of residency period for promotion of Jr.
Accounts Asstt (GP 2800/-) as
Accounts Asstt (GP 4200/-) on Indian Railways-reg.
made in the Indian Railway Establishment Manual Vol. I (2009
Edition) – Para 171 (5) wherein it has been stipulated that the
posts of Accounts Assistants in GP 4200/PB-2 will be filled by
promotion of Jr. Accounts Assistants in GP 2800/- on completion of
three years service in the Grade and on passing Appendix-ll
Examination. The said para of the IREM is reproduced below:-
“The posts in the grade of Accounts Assistants in Scale Rs.
1400-2600 will be filled by promotion of Junior Accounts Assistants
in Scale Rs. 1200-2040 after they have completed three years
service in the grade and passed Appendix II examination. Provided
that the condition of passing the Appendix II Examination will not
be applicable to those Jr. Accounts Assistants, who were promoted
as such against un-qualified senior suitable quota as per clause 3
that vide provision contained in Para 215 (a) of IREM (Rules
governing the promotion of Group ‘C’ Staff) – Section B/Chapter
I, it has been laid down that for promotion within Group ‘C’, a
minimum of 2 years service in the immediate lower Grade is
residency period of three years for promotion of J AA to
Accounts Assistants with the condition of passing Appendix 11
IREM Examination be reduced to two years for ensuring equitable
justice to staff.
the above points and amend the extant provision of 3 years
residency period to two years as is in vogue in other than
Accounts Department/which would enable appendix qualified staff
to get promotion to the post of Accounts Assistant.
the above proposal.
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