GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
New Delhi, dated 29.03.2011.
The General Managers.
All Indian Railways.
Sub: Safety Related Retirement Scheme covering Drivers, Gangmen and other safety categories with Grade Pay of Rs. 1800/-.
Ref: Board’s letter of even number dated 11.09.2010 and 24.09.2010
The demands raised by the employees’ Federations, such as constitution of a lower level Assessment Committee at Divisions, processing of the retirement/recruitment cases more than once in a year, etc., under Liberalized Active Retirement Scheme for Guaranteed Employment for Safety Staff (LARSGESS) have been under consideration of Board for some time. It has been decided that the retirement/recruitment process under the LARSGESS in respect of all safety categories of staff including Gangmen in Grade pay of Rs. 1800/p.m. and Drivers/Loco Pilots may be done twice in a year as per the annexed time schedule. The suitability of the words for recruitment under the Scheme may be adjudged by the Assessment Committee as follows:
(I) Assessment Committee of 3 JAG Officers at Divisional Level to adjudge the suitability of wards for recruitment against safety category post in Grade Pay of Rs.1800/-p.m., and
(ii) Assessment Committee of 3 SAG Officers at Headquarter Level may continue to adjudge the suitability of wards of Drivers/Loco Pilot.
2. The process of retirement/recruitment may be started from July 2011 for the current calendar year 2011.
3. The other terms and conditions of the Scheme will remain the same.
4. This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.
5. Kindly acknowledge receipt.
( Dharam Pal )
Deputy Director Estt.(P&A) II,