Guidelines for Acceptance of APARs of Group ‘C’ Staff of a Division

Railway Board has issued a circular, RBE No.46/2023, regarding the acceptance of APARs (Annual Performance Appraisal Report) of Group ‘C’ staff of a Division. The circular refers to Board’s letter No. E(NG)I-90/CR/4 dated 17.06.1991 (MC No. 28/91) that governs APARs of non-gazetted employees. The circular clarifies that the same system as contained in Master Circular No. 28/91 is to be followed by all Departments, including the Accounts Department, for the chain of acceptance of APARs of supervisory staff.

Chain of acceptance of APARs of Group ‘C’ staff of a Division

RBE No.46 /2023

भारत सरकार/GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
रेल मंत्रालय/MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(रेलवे बोर्ड/RAILWAY BOARD)

No. E(NG)I-2022/CR/2

New Delhi dated 24.03.2023

The General Managers (P),
All Zonal Railways & Production Units.
(as per standard mailing list)

Sub: Chain of acceptance of APARs of Group ‘C’ staff of a Division.
Ref: 1. Board’s letter No. E(NG)I-90/CR/4 dated 17.06.1991 (MC No. 28/91).

  1. Board’s letter of even no. dated 13.05.2022.

Attention is invited to instructions contained in Board’s letter No. E(NG)I-90/CR/4 dated 17.06.1991 (MC No. 28/91), governing APARs of non gazetted employees.

Consequent upon doubts being raised in certain quarters regarding the procedure/practice being followed for chain of acceptance of APARs of supervisory staff of the Accounts Department being quite different from the existing provisions contained in Master Circular No. 28/91, and instructions issued on the subject from time to time, the matter was examined and clarification was issued vide letter of even number date 13.5.2022 that the same system as contained in Master Circular No. 28/91 ibid is to be followed by all Departments, including the Accounts Department.

The matter has been reviewed further and it is reiterated that the APARs of supervisory staff of Accounts Department [Sr. SO (Accounts), Sr. TIA & Sr. ISA] should continue to be governed as per exiting provisions contained in Master Circular No. 28/91 and subsequent clarification issued vide letter dated 13.05.2022 ibid. Mapping of APARs of Accounts staff in the APAR/HRMS is to be done accordingly.

Please acknowledge receipt.

(Sanjay Kumar)
Deputy Director Estt.(N)
Railway Board
Tele No. 23303658

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