Railway Services (Revised Pay) Rules, 2016 — opportunity for revision of option to come over to revised pay structure.
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA (BHARAT SARKAR)
Ministry of Railways (Rail Mantralaya)
PC-VII No. 123
File No. PC-VII/2018/RSRP/1
RBE No. 197/2018
New Delhi, dated 17.12.2018
The General Managers/CAOs(R),
All Indian Railways & Production Units,
(As per mailing list)
Sub: Railway Services (Revised Pay) Rules, 2016 — opportunity for revision of option to come over to revised pay structure.
Please refer to Rule 5 & 6 of RS(RP) Rules, 2016 regarding exercise of option to come over to revised pay structure effective from 01.01.2016 as notified by the RS(RP) Rules, 2016. The said option was to be exercised within 3 months of the date of notification i.e. 28.07.2016 of the said Rules. The Rule 6(4) thereof provides that the option once exercised shall be final.
2. In this context, it is stated that Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure vide their OM No. 4-13/17-IC/E-IIIA dated 12.12.2018 permitted opportunity to Government Servants to revise their initial option in terms of Rule 5 & 6 of CCS(RP) Rules, 2016. These orders issued by Ministry of Finance. Department of Expenditure shall be applicable mutatis mutandis in Railways with respect to RS(RP) Rules, 2016.
3. The ‘three months’ period mentioned in para 3 of aforesaid OM of Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure dated 12.12.2018 shall be three months from the date of issue of these instructions.
4. The matter has also been raised by both recognised Staff Federations AIRF and NFIR.
5. Hindi version will follow.
(Jaya Kumar G)
Deputy Director, Pay Commission-VII