Point Charter of Demands Including DA Merger, Interim Relief and Scrap NPS
1. Withdraw FDI, PPP in Railways – Stop Out Sourcing,
Contractorisation and Privatization.
2. Scrap New Pension Scheme in Railways and restore liberalised
merger with pay with retrospective effect and payment of Interim Relief to
Central Government employees (serving and retired).
4. Calculation and payment of Productivity
Linked Bonus (PLB) on actual wages.
5. Transport Allowance be exempted from the
purview of Income Tax.
6. Increase contribution to Group Insurance
Scheme (GIS) by atleast 10-times for all Government employees.
7. Merge Technician-II with Technician-1
with Grade Pay Rs.2800/- (PB-I) in Railways.
8. Revise entry grade pay of Station Masters
as Rs.4200/- in PB-2.
9. Replacement of Grade Pay Rs.4600/- with
Rs.4800/- (PB-2) w.e.f. 01/01/2006.
10. Revise upwardly the kilometrage rates of
Running Staff w.e.f. 01/01/2006 – Settle Running Staff issues as per agreement
dated 7th February, 2014.
11. Implement agreement for Up-gradation of
Apex Group ‘C’ posts to Group ‘B’ Gazetted in Railways.
12. Allotment of higher Grade Pay to the
Loco Pilots and Guards.
13. Count Temporary status Casual Labour
Service in full as qualifying service for retirement and other purposes.
14. Allot entry Grade Pay of Rs.5400/- to
the Group ‘B’ Gazetted staff.
15. LARSGESS be extended to GP Rs. 2400/-
16. Track patrolling – Support man provision
be complied with.
17. Rectify MACPS anomalies.
18. Rectify Sixth CPC anomalies.
19. Enhance Fixed Medical Allowance of
Rs.500/- p.m. to not less than Rs.2000/- p.m., for all retired employees.
20. Extend special privileges and facilities
for Women employees for their
21. Ensure full implementation of the report
of Joint Committee for career
growth of Track Maintainers.
22. Abolish 12/- Hours duty in Railways –
Introduce 8 hours duty roster for Running and Safety categories staff. Classify
Running Staff working high
speed trains as “Intensive” – NFIR’s
proposals on the recommendations of High Power Committee (R&S) be
considered for reaching negotiated settlement.
23. Remove hardships being faced by Train
24. Reduce Duty Hours of Nursing Staff, thus
honour Government’s decision.
25. Create ticket checking staff posts for
26. Casual Labour acquired temporary status
prior to 01/01/2004 should be covered under Liberalised Pension Scheme.
27. Implement norms approved by Railway
Board and sanction new posts of SSE/JE (Signal), ESM, Helper (Signal) etc.
28. Amend Rules for providing employment to
Wards of Employees.
29. Provide quality Health care to
employees, their families besides retired employees.
30. Fill vacancies of Doctors, Para Medical
Staff and provide Super specialists in all Railway Hospitals — enhance
superannuation age of Railway Doctors.
31. Cover all Railway employees under
Incentive Scheme in Workshops, PUs etc., wherever not covered.
32. Grant parity in Pay Structure for
Stenographers in Railways at par with CSS/RBSS.
33. Training Allowance should be revised to
30% of pay in all Training Centres/Schools.
34. Implement agreement on stepping up of
pay of Loco Inspectors.
35. Review SPAD definition – Prevent
harassment and victimisation of Running and safety categories staff.
36. Make upward revision of Income Tax
exemption limit in the case of running staff.
37. Running Rooms should be improved,
air-conditioned and upgraded on priority.
38. Grant Project incentive allowance to the
staff working in projects on Indian Railways.
39. Negotiating foras of PNM, DC/JCM &
NC/JCM should be made effective for resolving issues speedily – Implement
agreements reached in PNM, DC/JCM & special meetings etc., immediately.
40. Ensure creation of posts in
safety/operational/public image categories for manning new services and
maintaining new assets without linking to matching surrender.
41. Grant Daily Allowance to Staff Car
42. Absorb quasi administrative
units/offices staff against posts in GP Rs. 1800/- PB-1.
43. Induct Course Completed Act Apprentice
44. Ensure quality Uniform to all employees
and supply of quality protective gears — concede NFIR’s proposals.
45. Grant Patient Care Allowance to all
46. Provision of single woman Hostel
facility at all Divisional Headquarters and important stations.
47. Setting up of a multi-disciplinary
training institute for imparting training in rail related electronic
technologies for the wards of Railway Employees.
48. Extension of medical facilities to the
dependent parents of railway employees.
49. Liberalize compassionate appointment
50. Remove restrictions on payment of
Children Education Allowance/Hostel subsidy.
51. Allot adequate funds for maintenance of
Railway Quarters as well as construction of new quarters.
52. Introduce warning/ Hooter system to
prevent deaths of Track Maintainers etc., while on duty.
53. Grant Study leave with attendant
incentives liberally o the employees for pursuing higher studies.
54. Enhance Night Patrolling Allowance for
55. Allot Pay Band-4 to Junior
Administrative Grade Officers in Railways.
2)Married Son eligible for Compassionate Appointment – DOPT Decision effective from 25th February 2015 – Cases already settled on the basis of past instructions can not be reopened
Department of Personnel and Training
Establishment ‘D’ Section
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Compassionate appointment
Definition of a Dependent Family Member
Whether married son can be considered for compassionate appointment?
Yes, if he otherwise fulfils all the other requirement of the Scheme i.e he is otherwise eligible and fulfils the criteria laid down in this Department’s O.M dated 16th January, 2013. This would be effective from the date of issue of this FAQ viz. 25th February 2015 and the cases of compassionate appointment already settled w.r.t the FAQs dated 30th May, 2013 may not be reopened.
Sr.No.13 of the FAQs dated 30th May 2013 may be deemed to have been modified to this extent.
Under Secretary to the Government of India
Tel. No. 2304 0339
DOP&T’s No. 14014/02/2012-Estt(D) dated 25th February 2015