RBE No.197/2018


Ministry of Railways (Rail Mantralaya)
(Railway Board)

PC-VII No. 123                                                                                             New Delhi, dated 11.12.2018
File No. PC-VII/2018/RSRP/1

The General Managers/CAOs(R),
All Indian Railways & Production Units,
(As per mailing list)

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

Please refer to Rule 5 & 6 of RS(RP) Rules, 2016 regarding exercise of option to come over to revised pay structure effective from 01.01.2016 as notified by the RS(RP) Rules, 2016. The said option was to be exercised within 3 months of the date of notification i.e. 28.07.2016 of the said Rules. The Rule 6(4) thereof provides that the option once
exercised shall be final.
2. In this context, it is stated that Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure vide their OM No. 4-13/17-IC/E-IIIA dated 12.12.2018 permitted opportunity to Government Servants to revise their initial option in terms of Rule 5 & 6 of CCS(RP) Rules, 2016. These orders issued by Ministry of Finance. Department of Expenditure shall be applicable mutatis mutandis in Railways with respect to RS(RP) Rules, 2016.

3. The ‘three months’ period mentioned in para 3 of aforesaid OM of Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure dated 12.12.2018 shall be three months from the date of issue of these instructions.

4. The matter has also been raised by both recognized Staff Federations AIRF and NFIR.

5. Hindi version will follow.

File No. PC-VII/2018/RSRP/1
Deputy Director, Pay Commission-VII
Railway Board

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