COVID – 19 Pandemic: Engagement of Medical Practitioners (CMPs) in Railways

Engagement of Contract Medical Practitioners (CMPs) - Railway Board

Engagement of Medical Practitioners (CMPs) over and above the vacancies in Indian Railway Health Service (IRHS) for handling the COVID-19 Pandemic from 01.07.2020 to 31.12.2020

ON 30.06.2020


No. 2020/E(GR)I/COVID-19/WFH/I

New Delhi,
Dated: 30.06.2020

The General Managers,
Ali Indian Railways & PUs

Sub: Engagement of Medical Practitioners (CMPs) over and above the vacancy to contain the spread of COVID — 19 Pandemic.

Ref: This office letter of even numbers dated 28.03.2020, 31.03.2020 and 01.04.2020

  • (dated 28.03.2020)
  • Medical_Services/engagement CMPs_ 310320.pdf (dated 31.03.2020)
  • Medical_Services/engagement CMPs 310320 R2.pdf (dated 31.03.2020)
  • (dated 01.04.2020)


Please refer to Board’s letters of even number dated cited on the above subject. Ministry of Railways, with the approval of competent authority, have now decided to extend the engagement of Medical Practitioners over and above the vacancies in Indian Railway Health Service (IRHS) to meet the local requirements for handling the COVID — 19 pandemic from 01.07.2020 to 31.12.2020 with the same terms as contained in Board’s letters cited above. It may please be noted that this is purely a temporary measure, upto 31.12.2020 only, after which status quo ante will be restored.

This issues with the concurrence of Associate Finance of Ministry Railways (Railway Board).

(Navin Kumar)
Executive Director/Estt.(Gaz. Cadre)
Railway Board
Tel: 011-23384320

E-mail: [email protected]

No. 2020/E(GR)LH/COVID-19/WFH/1

New Delhi, Dated: 30.06.2020

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