The Government of India’s Ministry of Railways has issued RBE No. 88, which announces the inclusion of the ‘International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS)-India’ in the list of recognized institutions for membership and reimbursement of membership fees. The Railway Board recognizes various institutions and societies, both national and international, to allow railway personnel to become members and receive a reimbursement of 90% of the membership fee. With the inclusion of ICOMOS-India, the total number of recognized institutions and societies has reached 137. The updated list of recognized institutions is provided in the attached annexures. The announcement encourages railway personnel to take membership and states that reimbursement will be processed based on the relevance of the membership to their work and organization, as well as adherence to eligibility criteria. The decision has been made with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.
Inclusion of ICOMOS in the list of recognized institutions for taking membership and availing reimbursement of membership fee
RBE No. 88
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA (BHARAT SARKAR)
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (RAIL MANTRALAYA)
No. E(G)2021/FE 1-6
New Delhi dated 12.07.2023
The General Managers,
All Indian Railways & Production Units,
(As per standard list).
Sub: Inclusion of ‘International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS)-India’ in the list of recognized institutions for taking membership and availing reimbursement of membership fee.
Railway Board from time to time recognizes Institutions/Societies (both National and International) for the purpose of allowing Railway personnel to take membership and avail re-imbursement to the tune of 90% of membership fee. Till date a total of 136 institutions/societies (both National and International) on various subject areas have been recognized and notified for the purpose. The Ministry of Railways have further decided to included one more institution namely, International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS)-India in the list of recognized institutions/societies for the purpose of taking individual membership and reimbursement of 90% of membership fees.
- The updated/revised and consolidated lists of one hundred and thirty seven (137) such recognized institutions/societies (including the latest one) are attached as Annexure-‘A’ & ‘B’. Wide publicity may be given at all the relevant levels to encourage Railway personnel to take membership. The competent authority may process for reimbursement of individual membership fee duly taking the relevance of the membership to the area of work and to the organization into consideration and also confirming to the eligibility criteria laid down from time to time.
- This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.
(Deepak Peter Gabriel)
No.E(G)2021/FE 1-6 New Delhi, dated 12.07.2023