GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
No. E(NG)II/2011/RC-2/6 New Delhi, dated 10.04.2013
The General Manager (P),
All Zonal Railways/PUs,
Sub: Recruitment against Physically Handicapped Quota from open market – disability certificate regarding.
A number of references have been received from various sources regarding non-acceptance of the applications/candidatures of persons with disabilities for not producing certificate of disability in a particular format for appointment on the Railways.
2 The issue has been examined, pursuant to the order dated 18.10.12 of the Court of Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities in Case Nos. 46,52-55,59/1121/12-13 and it has accordingly been decided that recruiting agencies should not insist on a particular format of disability certificate at the time of accepting the application/considering the candidature of the applicant, as the medical authority in different states are using different formats. Stipulation made vide Para 4 (I) of Board’s letter No. E(NG)II/2006/RC-2/13 dated 17.09.2007, accordingly, is reiterated which state that Disability Certificate issued by Medical Board constituted either by Central or State Government is acceptable.
Please acknowledge receipt.
Director Estt. (N)II