The Railway Board, under the Ministry of Railways, has issued a circular, RBE No. 93/2023 dated 24.07.2023, addressed to all Indian Railways and Production Units, regarding the waiver of recovery of excess payments made to Government servants. The circular refers to previous instructions/guidelines issued by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoP&T) on the recovery of wrongful/excess payments to Government Servants, which were adopted by the Railways.
Waiver of recovery of excess payment made to Government servants
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
RBE No. 93/2023
The General Manager
All Indian Railways and Production Units
(As per standard list)
Sub: Waiver of recovery of excess payment made to Government servants- General instructions for Ministries/Departments – reg.
Instructions/Guidelines on recovery of wrongful/excess payments made to Government Servants were issued by DoP&T vide their OMs No. 18/26/2011 -Estt(Pay-I) dated 06.02.2014 & No. 18/03/2015-Estt.(Pay-I) dated 02.03.2016 which were adopted/circulated on the Railways vide Board’s letter No. 2016/F(E)II/6/3 dated 22.06.2016. Further, DoP&T’s OM No. 18/03/2015-Estt (Pay-1) dated 03.10.2022 was also adopted/circulated vide Board’s letter No. 2022/F(E)IV/6/3 dated 17.11.2022.
- Now, Department’ of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance have issued certain instructions vide their OM No.. 09(20)/2023-E.II(A) dated 01.06.2023 on the above subject. These instructions shall apply mutatis-mutandis to Railway employees also. However, ‘Rule 17 of DFPR’ may be read as ‘Indian Railways Model SOP, 2018, as amended from time to time and any other rules/instructions/regulations applicable to Indian Railways”
- Please acknowledge receipt.
(G. Priya Sudarsani)
Director, Finance (Estt.)