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Life Time Family Identity Cards to Retiring and Retired Railway Employees

Life Time Family Identity Cards to Retiring and Retired Railway Employees instead of validity of 7 years given to such cards

RBE No. 19/2015




No.E(W) 2003/PS 5-8/1

Date 16.03.2015

The General Manager(P)
The General Manager(Comml.),
All Indian Railways.

Sub: Family Identity Cards to retiring/retired railway employees.

In terms of Board’s letter of even number dated 24.08.2006 on the above subject, Family Identity Cards Issued to retiring/retired railway employees are renewed after every 7 years.

2. The issue regarding enhancing the validity of such Family Identity Cards from present 7 years has been under consideration in Board’s Office.  The matter has been considered by Board and it has now been decided that validity of Family Identity Cards issued to retiring/retired railway employees and widows of railway employees will now be for lifetime instead of 7 years.  Other terms and conditions as laid down in Board’s letter of even number dated 04.06.2003 will remain the same.

3. This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.

4. Please acknowledge receipt.

(Debasis Mazumdar)

Director Estt.(Welfare)

Railway Board

Download Railway Board Ciruclar RBE No. 19/2015 dated 16.03.2015


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