NFIR letter to RB – opportunity for revision of option to come over to revised pay structure
No. IV/NFIR/7th CPC (Imp)/2016/R.B.-Part II
The General Secretaries of
Affiliated Unions of NFIR
Sub: Railway Services (Revised Pay) Rules, 2016 – opportunity for revision of option to come over to revised pay structure-reg.
Ref: (i) MoF’s O.M. No. 4-13/17-IC/E-IIIA dated 12th December, 2018.
(ii) Railway Board’s letter No. PC-VIII/2018/RSRP/1 dated 17/12/2018.
Attention of affiliates is invited to NFIR’s endorsement No. IV/NFIR/6th CPC/Main/Part 11 dated 15/10/2018 & 27/12/2018 duly enclosing Railway Board’s letter No. PCIII/2018/RSRP/1 dated 17/12/2018 and Ministry of Finance’s O.M. No. 4-13/17-1C/E-IIIA dated 12/12/2018 allowing re-option opportunity to switch over to 7th CPC Pay to those employees who have availed the opportunity in the past and desire to revise the same now for.setting advantage in fixation of 7th CPC Pay.
A number of telephonic calls/email messages are being received at NFIR from various quarters with regard to re-option opportunity. In this context, the affiliates are advised that individual employee may be contacted and they may be explained the advantage of re-option with reference to their pay in 7th CPC already fixed from 01/01/2016 and in case of re-option from the date of promotion when they are going to get greater monetary benefit.
It needs to be appreciated that the staff are getting this benefit due to the efforts made by NFIR as the issue was raised by GS/NFIR in NAC meeting held on 17/07/2018 between the DoP&T & JCM, consequently decision has been given by the Ministry of Finance vide O.M. dated 12/12/2018 giving re-option opportunity. This may be notified among Railway employees through wide publicity.
(Dr. M. Raghavaiah)