Issues discussed in the meeting held between the Federations and Railway Board (MS) on 08th February, 2016-reg.
National Federation of Indian Railwaymen
3, CHELMSFORD ROAD, NEW DELHI – 110055
Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC)
International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF)
No. II/95/Part VIII
The General Secretaries of
Affiliated Unions of NFIR
Sub: Issues discussed in the meeting held between the Federations and Railway Board (MS) on 08th February, 2016-reg.
Railway Board’s response
|1||New trains are being introduced in each budget and against new assets, non creation of posts has become a safety hazard in all the categories of Maintenance, Electrical, Mechanical, S&T, Engineering, Operating and Commercial, Running etc.,||During discussion it was stated by Member Staff that Board will issue instructions to GMs that those non-safety posts which are redundant may be identified by DRMs III consultation with representatives of organizations and processed for creation of safety category posts against new assets/services.|
|2||To reserve problems of AC Attendants and ACCI’s.||MS has agreed to discuss with MM to sort out the issue pertaining to the provision of foldable bench in the AC Coach.|
|3||Liberalization of GDCE Scheme from 25% to 50% to give chance to brilliant .staff available with the Railways recruited through RRC.||Orders already issued.|
|4||Recruitment of Substitutes 10% by giving benefit to wards of Railwaymen.||Discussed – no finality.|
|5||Non-allotment of proper funds in Staff amenities, particularly improvement of railway quarters, colonies, roads, sewer etc.||Discussed. Addl. Member (L&A) will furnish details relating to funds allotted, amount spent for a sample study of 2/3 Zones.|
|6||Parity in Pay Structure for Stenographers in Railway at par with CSS/RBSS||MS instructed EDE(N) to process the file at the stage it was discontinued for considering the demand.|
|7||Implementation of norms for creation/sanction of new posts of SSE/JE (Sig), ESM, Helpers (Sig) etc.||Discussions will be held separately again.|
Record note of discussions will also be sent to affiliates after vetting and finalization.
(Dr. M. Raghavaiah)