RBE No. 39/2017
Clarification No. 79
Government of India
Ministry of Railways
No. 2016/E(Sports)/5(1)/12/Rio-Olympic 2016
New Delhi, dated 25.04.2017
The General Managers (P),
All Zonal Railways including
CLW, DLW, ICF, RCF, RWF, Metro Railway/Kolkata,
The CAO(R), DMW/Patiala,
The DG, RDSO/Lucknow.
Sub.: Out-of-Turn Promotions (OTP) to outstanding Sportspersons on sports accounts for representing India in Olympic games.
Ref.: Board’s letters nos. (i) 2010/E (Sports)/4(1)/1 (policy) dated 31.12-2010 (RBE No. 189/2010),
(ii) 2012/E(Sports)/4(1)/3/OTP/DOPT relates 23.05.2013 (RBE No. 50/2013) and clarifications/ corrigendum issued thereto.
Please connect Para 126.96.36.199 (i) & 9.2.11 (i) of Board’s policy letters mentioned above regarding out of turn promotion to outstanding sportspersons for participation in Category-A International Championships i.e. Olympic Games.
Ministry of Railways (Railway Board) have now decided that
- i) Out of turn promotion may be granted in Gazatted post for representing the Country in Olympic Games with at least 4th position;
- ii) Out of turn promotion may be granted for representing the country in Olympic Games, to the next higher grade or the grade to which he/she would be eligible for against direct recruitment, whichever is higher.
In case he/she has already reached apex of the grade, in that scenario, he/she may. He granted five increments (irrespective of any increment granted already), as a special case.
These instructions will also be applicable for Rio Olympics 2016.
These instructions issue with the concurrence of Finance Directorate of Ministry of Railways (Railway Board).
(Bhaskar Ray Choudhury)
Dy. Director, Estt.(Sports)
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