Category: Trade Union Activities

“Massive Protests” against privatization in Indian Railways on 23rd October, 2019

| October 13, 2019 | Reply

As all of you are aware that, Ministry of Railways(Government of India), on the directives of the Niti Aayog, vide their letter No.ERB-I/2019/23/39 dated 10th October, 2019, has constituted an Empowered Group of Secretaries, under the Chairmanship of Shri Amitabh Kant, CAO, Niti Ayog, for development of 50 Railway Stations to World Class Standards and […]

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‘Given the government’s attitude, we may be forced to take up path of confrontation’ – Com. Shiva Gopal Mishra

| October 13, 2019 | Reply

‘Given the government’s attitude, we may be forced to take up path of confrontation’ All India Railwaymen’s Federation (AIRF), the largest railway union which is also the largest employees union in the country, is considering an indefinite strike to protest against the “indiscriminate” privatisation of operating trains, stations, production units, among others. The move comes […]

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Request for payment of Dearness Allowance Arrears through Supplementary Bill – Reg.

| October 11, 2019 | Reply

Consequent upon approval of the Union Government, the Ministry of Finance is likely to issue orders for payment of 5% Dearness Allowance, w.e.f. 1st July, 2019, to the Central Government Employees. Accordingly, Railway Board are to issue instructions in this regard to all the Zonal Railways and Production Units for payment of the same in […]

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Revision of Yardsticks – DO to Member Staff

| October 9, 2019 | Reply

Railway Board, vide above referred to letter of the Jt. Director, E(MPP), have issued Revised Yardsticks for TRD activities of the Electrical Department, Electric Loco Maintenance(TRS) in Loco Sheds), Crew Review – Freight Services, Coach Maintenance – Electrical: Maintenance and Escorting Staff for AC Coaches as well as Maintenance Staff for TL Coaches and Coach […]

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Indiscriminate privatization of a large number of departmental activities in the Indian Railways

| October 9, 2019 | Reply

Kindly call for our Memorandum, bearing number AIRF/24(C) dated 4th October, 2019, addressed to your goodself, wherein AIRF had drawn your kind attention towards our viewpoint in respect of handing over of certain important trains to the private entrepreneurs to undertake various activities of perennial nature…… D.O.No.AIRF/24(C) Dated: October 9, 2019 Resp. Shri Piyush Goyal […]

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Simplification of Railway Establishment Code and Manuals of Indian Railways

| October 7, 2019 | Reply

Indian Railways want to simplify the establishment code and manuals for improving transparency and efficiency…. No.AIRF/03 Dated: October 07, 2019 The General Secretaries, All Affiliated Unions, Dear Comrades, Sub: Simplification of Railway Establishment Code and Manuals of Indian Railways Indian Railways want to simplify the establishment code and manuals for improving transparency and efficiency. It […]

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Working out a Formula for Revision of KMA and other related allowances admissible to Running Staff

| September 13, 2019 | Reply

No.AIRF/Sub-Committee 04 Dated: September 11, 2019 The AM(Staff), Railway Board, New Delhi Dear Sir, Sub: Working out a Formula for Revision of KMA and other related allowances admissible to Running Staff Ref.: Railway Board’s letter No.E{P&A)II/2013/RS-14{Pt. I) dated 11.09.2019 While drawing your attention towards the subject cited above, the concluded views of AIRFare as under:- […]

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Observance of countrywide “Warning Week” from 16-19 September, 2019

| September 3, 2019 | Reply

As all of you are aware that, burning issue of Corporatization and Privatization was discussed in the meeting of the Standing Committee of AIRF held on 1st September, 2019 at New Delhi. After long drawn deliberations it was decided to lodge strong protest against such move of the Ministry of Railways (Government of India). Accordingly, […]

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Railway Services(Revised Pay) Rules, 2016 – Opportunity for revision of option to come over to revised pay structure

| August 18, 2019 | Reply

Railway Board vide their letter ibid dated 10/07/2019 have clarified that, option for switching over to 7th CPC with respect to promotions up to 28/07/2016 (date of notification of RS(RP) Rules, 2016) valid only, and option for switching over to 7th CPC cannot be exercised….. No.AIRF/405(VII CPC) Dated: August 14, 2019 The Secretary(E), Railway Board, […]

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Appointments under LARSGESS – AIRF raised the matter with CRB

| August 18, 2019 | Reply

Railway Board vide their letter No.E(P&A)I-2015/RT-43 dated 12.07.2019 had taken a decision, advising the General Managers of the Indian Railways, to give appointment to those candidates who have been recruited against LARSGESS and completed all formalities, including Medical Examination, as per directions of Hon’ble Supreme Court….. No.AIRF/415 Dated: August 14, 2019 The Chairman, Railway Board, […]

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Better promotional avenues for Senior Physiotherapists in Indian Railways – AIRF Reference

| August 18, 2019 | Reply

No.AIRF/101 Dated: August 16, 2019 The DG(RHS), Railway Board, New Delhi Dear Sir, Sub: Better promotional avenues for Senior Physiotherapists in Indian Railways Your kind attention is invited towards my earlier letter of even number dated 18th March, 2019(copy enclosed), wherein it was submitted that, there are only a handful number of posts in the […]

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Advancement prospects for Pointsmen Category – Matter raised with CRB

| August 18, 2019 | Reply

Board’s attention is invited towards AIRF’s letter of even number dated 25th January, 2919 in regard to the above subject matter. As mentioned in our letter, referred to above, there being only two-grade structure in this vulnerable Safety Category of Operating Department and the number of posts in the categories of Shunting…. No.AIRF/78 Dated: August […]

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Provision of GP Rs.4200(Level-6) to Dressers/OT Asstt. working in Railway Hospitals/Health Units

| August 18, 2019 | Reply

Please call for AIRF’s letter of even number dated January 28, 2019. AIRF vide PNM Item No.60/2018 had put forth a demand to grant entry level pay to Dressers, working in Railway Hospitals/Health Units, equivalent to erstwhile Grade Pay Rs.2000 (Level-III of the 7th CPC Pay Matrix)….. No.AIRF/PNM/60/2018 Dated: August 16, 2019 The Secretary(E), Railway […]

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Appointments under LARSGESS – AIRF raised the matter with CRB

| August 18, 2019 | Reply

Railway Board vide their letter No.E(P&A)I-2015/RT-43 dated 12.07.2019 had taken a decision, advising the General Managers of the Indian Railways, to give appointment to those candidates who have been recruited against LARSGESS and completed all formalities, including Medical Examination, as per directions of Hon’ble Supreme Court….. No.AIRF/415 Dated: August 14, 2019 The Chairman, Railway Board, […]

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Modifications in the instructions issued w.r.t. implementation of recommendations of 7th Central Pay Commission accepted by the Government – Qualification Pay renamed as “Railway Accounts Examination Allowance”

| August 18, 2019 | Reply

Modifications in the instructions issued w.r.t. implementation of recommendations of 7th Central Pay Commission accepted by the Government – Qualification Pay renamed as “Railway Accounts Examination Allowance”…. No.AIRF/101 Dated: August 9, 2019 The Financial Commissioner(Railways), Railway Board, New Delhi Dear Sir, Sub: Modifications in the instructions issued w.r.t. implementation of recommendations of 7th Central Pay […]

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