Brief of the meetings held with the Chairman and DG(HR), Railway Board
Met today with the Chairman and D.G.(H.R.), Railway Board and discussed the following issues with them………
No.AIRF/24(C) Dated: May 18, 2020
The General Secretaries,
All Affiliated Unions,
Sub: Brief of the meetings held with the Chairman and DG(HR), Railway Board
Met today with the Chairman and D.G.(H.R.), Railway Board and discussed the following issues with them:-
(i) Updation of Indian Railway Establishment Code(IREC) – We have already written to Railway Board for extension of date of submission of AIRF’s views/comments. CRB agreed to extend the period.
(ii) Grant of Transport Allowance to Railway Employees for the month of April 2020 – D.G.(H.R.) agreed for issuance of the instructions not to deduct Transport Allowance and refer the matter to DoP&T.
(iii) Proper sanitization of the workplace, tools, other equipments and provision of PPEs, Masks and Sanitizers, to contain the outbreak of the COVID-19 in Railway Working – Although, CRB has already issued instructions in this regard to all the Zonal Railways and Production Units, he will also pursue the GMs of the Indian Railways through Video Conference.
(iv) Payment of ALK (HQ) to Running Staff during lockdown period – CRB said that, he has issued necessary instructions to the concerned to finalize the matter at an earliest.
(v) Qualitative Improvement in Training – Multi-skilling of the staff – D.G.(H.R.) said that, report of the Committee would be discussed with the Federations, and without consulting the Federations nothing will be done in the matter.
(vi) Children Education Allowance – D.G.(H.R.), said that, necessary instructions will be issued shortly.
(vii) Online Refresher Course for Running Staff – CRB directed the D.G.(H.R.) to examine the matter.
(viii) Extension of the validity of the Privilege/Duty/Complimentary Passes and PTOs – D.G.(H.R.) directed the concerned E.D. to finalize the matter early.