Selection for Promotion to Group B posts of Assistant Nursing Officer

Selection for Promotion to Group B posts of Assistant Nursing Officer – RBE 51/2016

Railway Board Circular for restructuring of the cadre of Nursing Category, 95 posts of Chief Matron (Scale Rs. 7500  – 11500) were upgraded to Group B posts as Assistant Nursing Officer (scale Rs. 7500-12000)

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS

(RAILWAY BOARD)

RBE NO.51/2016

No.E(GP)2004/2/47

New Delhi, dated 19.05.2016

The General Managers,

All Indian Railways & Production Units

Sub : Selection for promotion to Group ‘B’ posts of Assistant Nursing Officer in Pay Band PB-3 (Rs.15600-39100) with Grade Pay of Rs.5400

 Consequent upon restructuring of the cadre of Nursing category, 95 posts of Chief Matron (Scale Rs.7450-11500) were upgraded to Group ‘B’ posts as Assistant Nursing Officer (scale Rs.7500-12000) vide Board’s letter no.2000 E(GC) 12-17(201) dated 10.10.2003.  However, as Recruitment Rules for these posts were yet to be notified in consultation with UPSC, instructions were issued under Board’s letter no. E(GP) 2004/2/47 dated 21.06.2005 providing for filling up of the posts of Assistant Nursing Officer in the pay scale of Rs.7500-12000 on ad hoc basis through the normal process of selection comprising of written test and viva-voce (including assessment of record of service) from among the Chief Matrons having 3 years of regular service in scale of Rs.6500-10500 and above.  Therafter, vide Board’s letter of even number dated 03/5/2007, it was advised to fill up these posts from amongst Chief Matrons in the scale of Rs.7450-10500 with 2 years of service in the grade, failing which, Chief Matrons with three years of combined service in the scales of the pay scales recommended by the VI Pay Commission the eligibility conditions for promotion to Group ‘B’ post of Assistant Nursing Officer were reviewed and modified vide instructions contained in Board’s letter of even number dated 17/03/2011 wherein it was advised to fill up these posts in Pay Band 3 with Grade Pay of Rs.5400 from amongst Chief Matrons in Pay Band 3 with Grade Pay of Rs.5400 from amongst Chief Matrons in Pay Band 3 with Grade Pay of Rs.5400 with not less than 2 years of non-fortuitous service in the grade.

2.  Recruitment Rules for the post of Assistant Nursing Officer have since been notified vide Ministry of Railway’s Notification No.2005/E(GR)I/1-RR dated 08.03.2016.  In view of these Recruitment Rules, the matter regarding regularisation of Group ‘B’ service of employees promoted on ad hoc basis after due selection, held in accordance with Board’s letter no.E(GP) 2004/47 dated 21.06.2005, 03.05.2007 and 17.03.2011 has been considered by Board.  It has been decided that the adhoc promotion of Group ‘C’ staff to Group ‘B’ post of Assistant Nursing Officer carried out, after due selection in terms of Board’s letters No.E(GP) 2004/2/47 dated  21.06.2005, 03.05.2007 and 17.03.2011 may be regularised from the date from which they were promoted on ad hoc basis.

3. Please acknowledge receipt.

(LILY PANDEYA)

DIRECTOR/ESTT.(GC)

RAILWAY BOARD

Assistant Nursing Officer

Assistant Nursing Officer

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