Extant Duty Pass entitlement of GRP- Circular 121

Extant Duty Pass entitlement of GRP – Circular 121

RBE No.: 121/2018


No. E(W)91/PS5-13/2

New Delhi, dated 04.09.2018

The General Managers (P) All Zonal Railways &
Production Units.

Sub: Amendment in the Duty Pass entitlement of Government Railway Police (GRP).

The extant Duty Pass entitlement of GRP stipulated in Item No.37 of Schedule-VII (Special Passes) of Railway Servants (Pass) Rules, 1986 (Second Edition-1993) has been reviewed and the Competent Authority has accorded his approval for its amendment as follows:-



Government Railway Police (GRP)

(i)                  Entitled to First/Second Class Duty Card/Cheque Passes over specified jurisdictions i.e. entire jurisdiction of the officer/officials of GRP, even if the same extends to the contiguous Railway(s).

(ii)                First Class ‘A’ Duty Pass entitlement to GRP Officers for self-travel only, over jurisdictions as specified above, will be regulated as under provided that such officers are also entitled to travel in 1-AC Class as per Travelling Allowance Rules/Orders/Instructions of respective State Government:-

(a)    IGs/DIGs/AIGs who are exclusive in-charge of GRP are entitled to First Class ‘A’ Duty Card Passes valid for travel in 1-AC class of Mail/Express trains.

(b)    IGs/DIGs/AIGs supervising GRP in addition to certain other duties (i.e not exclusive in-charge) are entitled to First Class ‘A’ Duty Cheque Passes” valid for travel in 1-AC class of Mail/Express trains for performing railway duty.

(c)     One Officer of the rank equivalent to IG and above from each state, heading and exclusive in-charge of GRP is entitled to First Class ‘A’ Duty Card Pass for self-travel in 1-AC class of Mail/Express/Rajdhani trains and EC Class of Shatabdi Express trains.

Note: Other conditions relating to issue of such passes shall continue to be governed by administrative orders issued from time to time.

  1. The Railways may obtain self declaration from the officer concerned that he/she satisfies the conditions applicable to him/her, as stipulated under Rule(ii) above, before issue of First Class ‘A’ Duty Passes.
  2. The Railways may take necessary action accordingly.
  3. This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of Ministry of Railways.

(V. Muralidharan)
Dy. Director Estt.(Welfare)-I
Railway Board

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