Revision of Channel of submission/level of Disposal of cases – Railway Board

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Revision of Channel of submission/ level of Disposal of cases – Increasing efficiency in decision making in the Government: Railway Board Order dated 15.07.2021

भारत सरकार Government of India
रेल मंत्रालय Ministry of Railways
(रेलवे बोर्ड ) (Railway Board)

Office Order No 31 of 2021

Sub.: Revision of Channel of submission/level of Disposal of cases- Increasing efficiency in decision making in the Government

Attention is invited to Office Order No.33 of 2018 (copy enclosed for ready reference) regarding consolidated guiding principles on Channel of Submission/Level of final disposal of cases in Board’s Office. Recently, Cabinet Secretary while drawing attention towards (vide his DO letter No, 502/2/2/2021-CA V dated 15.03.2021 ‘Minimum Government and Maximum Governance’ has emphasized on the need to review the current practices and procedural frameworks, level of disposal, channel of submission and existing delegations to speed up decision making. Specific attention has also been drawn to DAR&PG’s OM dated 12.03.2021 for initiating necessary action in the matter particularly towards revision of Level of Disposal and Channel of Submission.

2. In view of above and also taking into account rationalization of posts in operation in Board’s Office in recent past, all Directorates are requested to review and revise the Channel of Submission/level of disposal of cases being dealt with by them in accordance with Office Order 33 of 2018.

2.1 All Directorates may consider and initiate necessary action in this regard by further delegating powers, except where final disposal, requires approval of Board or is as per Codal provision.

3, The revised Channel of submission/level of final disposal duly approved by the Board may be uploaded subject wise on Railway Board’s website ( under the link ‘About Indian Railways’ under respective Directorate ( through RBCC) duly also indicating the name, telephone number and e-mail id of the officer dealing with different subject in that unit.

3.1 A compliance/confirmation report as early as possible alongwith URL address indicating uploading of revised channel of submission may be e-mailed at [email protected] for advising DAR&PG as desired by them.

4. Strict compliance is solicited by all concerned.

Encl: as above

(B. Majumdar)
Joint Secretary/Railway Board

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