Railways – Quarter retention for officers whose vacation date falls during COVID period
RBE No. 61/2020
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA (BHARAT SARKAR)
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (RAIL MANTRALAYA)
No. E(G) 2020 RN 2-5
New Delhi, dated 31.07.2020
The General Manager/Director General
All Indian Railways/Production Units/RDSO-Lucknow
(As per Standard mailing list)
Sub: Quarter retention for officers whose vacation date falls during COVID period.
Railway Board have considered the representations received from officers expressing difficulties in locating alternative accommodation and vacating Railway quarters on transfer/superannuation.
2. In exercise of the powers vested with the full Board to make reasonable relaxations in public interest for a class/group of employees in all or any of the provisions regarding house allotment/retention, full Board have decided that quarter retention for officers whose vacation date falls during COVID – 19 period i.e. after 24th March shall be extended by a maximum period of four months subject to the outermost limit of 31st October, 2020. All the officers shall be advised to make arrangement to vacate the quarter within the extended period and in no case later than 31st October, 2020. This shall similarly apply to DRMs who have been allowed to retain railway quarters at their previous place of posting.
3. This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.
4. Please acknowledge receipt.
Director Establishment (Genl.)