Railway : Re-engagement of Retired Gazetted Officers in Zonal Railways – reg

Railway : Re-engagement of Retired Gazetted Officers in Zonal Railways – reg

अपने कार्यालयों में राजपत्रित अधिकारियों की कमी को देखते हुए ज़ोनल रेलवे द्वारा केवल जूनियर स्केल में सेवानिवृत्त राजपत्रित अधिकारियों की पुनः इंगेजमेंट की अनुमति प्रदान की गई है। इस आदेश के अनुसार अनिवार्यताओं को देखते हुए रिक्त पदों के विरुद्ध सेवानिवृत्त अधिकारियों की नियुक्ति परामर्शदाता के रूप में की जाएगी।


NO. 2018/Trans Cell/S&T/Contractual Staff                                                        Dated: 25.10.2018

The General Manager, All Indian Railways/PUs, NF (Con), CORE

The DG/RDSO/ Lucknow, DG/NAIIUVadodara



Sub: Re-engagement of Retired Gazetted Officers in Exigencies of Services.

Ref: (1) PCPO/CR’s letter no. P/HQ/R/952 dated 21.08.2018. 
        (2) Board’s letter No. E(NG)-II/2007/RC-4/CORE/1 dated 16.10.17.

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Keeping in view the difficulties being experienced by Zonal Railways due to
vacant posts of Gazette  Officers and with reference to letter at (1) above, Board (MS,
FC & CRB) have approved re-engagement of retired officers in Junior Scale (only) as
consultant in exigencies of the services against the vacant posts, with following conditions: 
  1. General Managers are empowered to re-engage the retired officers.
  2. The Terms of Reference (TOR) of the work to be assigned shall be prepared
    and approved by GM and same shall be advertised as part of the application.
  3. Railway shall give publicity to such re-engagement, by publishing such requirements on Railway website with the eligibility criteria &
    application form.
  4. Suitability/Competency of the retired officer shall be adjudged before such
    re-engagement by a committee of three PHODs/CHODs/SAG as appointed by GM.
  5. While re-engaging such officers, medical fitness of the appropriate
    category shall be obtained from the designated authorities as per existing practices.
  6. The period of engagement shall be initially for one year and further
    extendable as per requirement.
  7. Maximum age limit of the re-engagement shall be 65 years.
  8. The engagement of consultant shall not be considered as a case of
  9. 12 days leave in a calendar year on pro-rata basis is admissible.
  10. Re-engaged officer shall not be entitled for requisites such as HRA, CCA, Transport Allowance, Residential accommodation, etc. However, when required to travel in connection with official work, TA/DA admissible to regular
    employee working in the same Grade will be admissible.
  11. The designation shall be consultant followed by (trade name) i.e
    Officer appointed against the post of ADEN may be designated as Consultant (Engg.)
  12. Re-engaged officer shall be given the responsibilities like
    inspections, supervision, drawings, etc.
  13. Re-engaged officer shall not be made in charge of the unit like Branch
    Officer in the Division or independent in charge in the Construction unit.
  14. Re-engaged officer shall not be given the financial and D&AR powers
    and shall not be authorized to issue any safety certificate.
  15. The consultant shall not divulge any information gathered by him/her
    during the period of assignment related to the organization to anyone who is not
    authorized to know/have the same.
  16. Re-engaged officer shall be discharged immediately on joining of
    selected candidate(s) from UPSC or departmental selection or as per the
    recommendation of PHOD/CHOD concerned.
  17. Monthly remuneration of a retired officers being re-engaged be
    determined by reducing Pension-from his/her last pay drawn (i.e. Basic Pay +DA).
  18. This scheme is experimental in nature and is valid for two years from
    the date of issue of the letter.
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This issues with the concurrence of Associate Finance of Transformation
Cell of Railway Board.

Kindly acknowledge the receipt and ensure compliance.
(Umesh Balonda)
Executive Director/S&T
Transformation Cell

NO. 2018/Trans Cell/S&T/Contractual Staff                                                  Dated: 25.10.2018
  1. PFAS, All Indian Railways & Production Units
  2. The ADAI (Railways), New Delhi
  3. The Director ofAudit, All Indian Railways W
(Sanjeeb Kumar)
Executive Director Accounts
Transformation Cell 
Copy: As per list attached.