The Railway Board, under the Government of India’s Ministry of Railways, has issued a notification (RBE No. 103/2023) on 30th August 2023. This notification pertains to the retention of railway accommodation for officers who have been selected through the Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) for Board-level positions in Public Sector Organizations on a permanent absorption basis.
According to this notification, such officers are allowed to retain their railway accommodation for the current academic session, provided that their eligible ward continues to occupy the accommodation. However, the organization to which the officer has been absorbed must deposit an amount equal to the lease entitlement or House Rent Allowance (HRA), whichever is higher, with the concerned Zonal Railway.
Retention of railway accommodation at the previous place of posting in favour of officers selected through PESB for Board level positions in Public Sector Organisations on permanent absorption basis
RBE No. 103/2023
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA (BHARAT SARKAR)
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (RAIL MANTRALAYA)
No. E(G) 2023 RN 2-11
New Delhi, dated 30.08.2023
The General Manager/Director General
All Indian Railways/Production Units/RDSO-Lucknow
(As per Standard mailing list).
Sub: Retention of railway accommodation at the previous place of posting in favour of officers selected through PESB for Board level positions in Public Sector Organisations on permanent absorption basis.
In exercise of the powers vested in it to make reasonable relaxations in public interest for a class/group of employees in all or any of the provisions regarding house allotment/retention, the Full Board have decided that the officers, who have been selected through PESB(Public Enterprises Selection Board) for Board level positions at Public Sector Organisations, may be permitted to retain railway accommodation for the current scholastic session in case their ward is eligible for the same and provided that an amount equivalent to the lease entitlement or HRA, whichever is higher, of the officer retaining the Railway accommodation is deposited with the concerned Zonal Railway by the organization where the officer has joined on absorption basis.
- This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.
- Please acknowledge receipt.
(M.P. Meena )
Dy. Director Establishment (G)III