Sunday, March 4, 2018

NFIR - Earmarking of reservation quota for women

Earmarking of reservation quota for women

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(RAILWAY BOARD)
No.2007/TG - I/20/P Pt.II
New Delhi. Dated: 15.02.2018
The Principal Chief Commercial
Managers,
All Zonal Railways.

Managing Director,
CRIS, Chanakyapuri,
New Delhi.
(COMMERCIAL CIRCULAR NO 13 OF 2018)
Sub: Earmarking of reservation quota for women.

At present, following reserved accommodation is earmarked for use of female passengers:- .

(a) In Sleeper Class coach reservation quota of 6 berths in Mail/Express trains for ladies irrespective of age travelling alone or in a group of female passengers.

(b) In all trains having reserved sleeping accommodation, a combined quota of six lower berths per coach in Sleeper class and 3 lower berths per coach each in AC 3 tier and AC-2 tier classes for Senior Citizens, Female passengers of 45 years of age and above and pregnant women. In case of Rajdhani, Duronto and fully it Conditioned/Express trains, the number of berths to be earmarked under this quota in 3AC is 4 lower berths per coach as against 3 lower berths per coach in normal Mail/Express trains.

2. The issue regarding earmarking of ladies quota in 3 AC class of Garib  Rath Express trains has been examined and it has been decided to earmark a reservation quota of 6 berths in 3 AC class of these trains for exclusive use of female passengers irrespective of their a while travelling alone or in group of female passengers.

3. It has also been decided to modify the- logic of utilising accommodation  earmarked under ladies quota as under:-
(i) Till preparation of first reservation charts, only female passengers travelling alone or in group of female passengers will be booked against this quota,

(ii) However, at the time of preparation of first reservation charts, the unutilised  quota earmarked for female passengers will b released to waiting, Its female passengers travelling alone or in group of female passengers followed by waiting list senior citizens.

If there are no such passengers and berths are left vacant, on board ticket checking staff shall be authorised to allot this accommodation to any other lady passenger/senior citizen on partially confirmed ticket, if any after making necessary entries in the reservation chart.

4. CRIS will make necessary modification in the software and advise date of effect to all Zonal Railways as well as this office.

5. Necessary instructions may be issued to all concerned accordingly.

( Shelly Srivastava)
Director Passenger Marketing
Railway Board.
Source: NFIR

7th Pay Commission News latest: Over 8.77 lakh Gujarat Government Employees and Pensioners to get arrears from March and Odisha govt too.

7th Pay Commission News latest: Over 8.77 lakh Gujarat Government Employees and Pensioners to get arrears from March and Odisha govt too..

The Gujarat government on Friday, March 2, announced that all government employees and pensioners will receive arrears from the 7th Central Pay Commission this month onward.

The payment will be made in three monthly installments – alternate months — said Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister and Finance Minister Nitin Patel in the assembly. This will benefit about 4.65 lakh Gujarat government employees and over 4.12 lakh pensioners, setting the exchequer back by about Rs Rs 3,279 crore.

"As the seventh pay commission was implemented with retrospective effect, employees and pensioners are eligible for arrears. The arrears will be paid from March onward and in three installments every alternate months. Employees will get arrears for seven months and pensioners for nine. These benefits will go to 4.65 lakh employees and 4.12 lakh pensioners of the Gujarat government," the Times of India quoted Patel as saying.

On Friday, the Odisha government also said that the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission would be implemented in regards to employees and pensioners of public sector undertakings in the state.

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik asked the department to revise salaries as per the recommendations of the seventh pay commission and this will come into effect from January 1, 2016, reported the Press Trust of India.

The state government had implemented the recommendations for government employees on August 29, 2017, but PSU employees were still waiting for the order.

The Central government had approved the recommendations of the Seventh Pay Commission in June 2016. The minimum pay was raised to Rs 18,000 a month from Rs 7,000. The employees had demanded a raise in minimum salary to Rs 26,000 and it was also said that the figures could be raised to Rs 21,000 per month. However, nothing was confirmed.

Source: IBT

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