RBE NO. 94/2019




No. E(NG)I-2015/TR/20 New Delhi, dated 07.06.2019

The General Managers (P),
All Zonal Railways & Production Units.
(As per standard list).
Sub: Comprehensive transfer Policy – Exemption from 5 years service condition.
Ref:- (i) Board’s letter No. E(O)III-2014/PL/05 dated 31.08.2015
(ii) Board’s letter of even humber dated 10.02.2017
Vide Board’s letter at reference (ii) above, four (4) categories of staff were exempted from the condition of minimum service of five years for non-gazetted staff for eligibility to seek inter-Railway transfer. This minimum residency period had been stipulated vide Board’s letter at reference (i) above. A question whether widows appointed on compassionate ground may be exempted from the minimum service condition of five years for seeking inter-Railway request transfer has been engaging Board’s attention for
some time now. NFIR had also raised this issue.
2. After due consideration and in continuation of Board’s letter of even number dated 10.02.2017 at reference (ii) above, it has been decided that widows appointed on compassionate grounds may also be exempted from the condition of minimum five (05) years service for the purpose of seeking inter-railway request transfer.

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Deputy Director Estt (N)
Railway Board