Retention of Railway accommodation at previous place of posting on deputation to Joint Venture Companies (JVs) – reg.
RBE No. 06 /2020
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA (BHARAT SARKAR)
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (RAIL MANTRALAYA)
No. E(G) 2017 RN 2-5
New Delhi, dated 17.01.2020
The General Manager/Director General
All Indian Railways/Production Units/RDSO-Lucknow
(As per Standard mailing list)
Sub: Permission to retain Railway accommodation at the place of previous posting by Railway officers/ staff going on deputation to Joint Venture Companies (JVs) set up in partnership with Ministry of Railways.
Ref: (i) Board’s letter No. E(G) 2007 RN 2-5 dated 13.08.2018 (RBE No.113/2018)
(ii) Board’s letter No. E(G) 2007 RN 2-5 dated 11.03.2019 (RBE No. 47/2019)
In terms of Railway Board’s letter No. E(G) 2007 RN 2-5 dated 13.08.2018 (RBE No.113/2018) instructions had been issued to permit retention of two quarters per State JV at Non-Metro locations and one quarter per State JV at Metro locations for the officers/staff going on deputation to Joint Venture Companies (JVs) set up by Ministry of Railways with State Government, for a period of one year. In partial modification of the above order, Board, vide letter No. E(G) 2007 RN 2-5 dated 11.03.2019 (RBE No. 47/2019) decided to dispense with the distinction between Metro and Non-Metro locations and permit parity in retention of accommodation at Metro and Non-Metro locations with the stipulation that the overall ceiling should not change and quarter retention permission will not be admissible at Delhi.
2. In exercise of the powers vested with the full Board to make reasonable relaxations in public interest for a class/group of employees in all or any of the provisions regarding house allotment/ retention, in supersession of letters under reference full Board has now, decided that Railway officers proceeding on deputation of State JV companies set up in partnership with Ministry of Railways shall be allowed retention of quarter up to a maximum limit of 02(two) quarters per Joint Venture in lieu of equivalent leased accommodation being made available to Railways by State JVs. This dispensation will be available for a period of 03 (three) years from the date of expiry of the previous order i.e. from 12.08.2019.
3. Regarding the railway quarters already retained by the railway officers/staff in pursuance of the earlier orders for which leased accommodation has not been made available to Railways by the State JVs, it is advised that the amount of lease applicable in the concerned JV or HRA plus rent whichever is higher may be charged.
4. This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.
5. Please acknowledge receipt.
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