Upgradation of pay structure of certain cadres: Railway Board Order RBE No. 155/2022 dated 17.11.2022
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA (BHARAT SARKAR)
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS/RAIL MANTRALAYA
PC-VII No. 200
RBE No. 155 /2022
The General Manager/CAOs(R),
All India Railways & Production Units,
(As per mailing list)
Sub: – Upgradation of pay structure of certain cadres.
Consequent upon approval conveyed by Ministry of Finance vide their ID Note No. 36(1)/E.TI(B),2015 dated 01.11.2022, the President has now accorded his approval for upgrading the pay structure of certain Group ‘C’ cadres of Ministry of Railways detailed in the list enclosed as Annexure-I in following manner :-
(i) Upgradation of 50% posts from Level-7 (PB-2/GP-4600)/Group ‘C* to Level-8 (PB-2/GP-4800)/Group *C’.
(ii) Further upgradation of these 50% posts in Level-8 (PB-2/GP-4800)/Group ‘C’ to Level-9 (PB-2/GP-5400)/Group “C* on non-functional basis after 4 years of service in Level-8(PB-2/GP-4800).
2. Modalities governing above upgradation are enclosed as Annexure-II.
3. This issues with the concurrence of Finance Directorate of Ministry of Railways.
Encl : As above
(Jaya Kumar G)
Deputy Director, Pay Commission-VII & HRMS
Ph. No: 011-47845125
List of Categories covered under Upgradation
|SN||Name of the Department||Designation||Categories|
|1||Civil||Senior Section Engineer (SSE)||l||Sr. Section Engineer/P-Way|
|2||Sr. Section Engineer/Bridge|
|3||Sr. Section Engineer/W orks|
|4||Sr. Section Engineer/Civil|
|5||Sr. Section Engineer/Estimator|
|6||Sr. Section Engineer(Research) / Engineer|
|7||Sr. Section Engineer/Track Machine|
|2||Electrical||Senior Section Engineer (SSE)||8||Sr. Section Engineer/ Electrical/Electrical (GS)|
|9||Sr. Section Engineer/ Electrical Operations|
|10||Sr. Section Engineer/ Electrical Maintenance|
|11||Sr. Section Engineer/ Electrical (TRD)|
|12||Sr. Section Engineer/ Electrical (TRS)|
|13||Sr. Section Engineer/ Electrical (RS)|
|14||Sr. Section Engineer/ Electrical|
|15||Sr. Section Engineer/Workshop|
|3||Mechanical||Senior Section Engineer (SSE), Chemical & Metallurgical Supdt.||16||Sr. Section Engineer/ Mechanical Workshop|
|17||Sr. Section Engineer/ Mechanical|
|18||Sr. Section Engineer/ Carriage & Wagon|
|19||Sr. Section Engineer/ Dsl Mechanical|
|20||Sr. Section Engineer/ Dsl Electrical|
|21||Sr. Section Engineer/ Dsl (A)|
|22||Sr. Section Engineer/ Loco|
|23||Sr. Section Engineer/ J&T(Jig&Tools)/|
|24||Sr. Section Engineer/ Drawing|
|25||Sr. Section Engineer/ Design Mechanical|
|26||Sr. Section Engineer/ Engg Workshop|
|27||Sr. Section Engineer/ Mechanical/ Dy.Car/ BG & MG|
|28||Sr. Section Engineer/Melting|
|29||Chemical & Metallurgical Supdt.|
|4||Signal & Telecom (S&T)||Senior Section Engineer||30||Sr. Section Engineer/Signal|
|31||Sr. Section Engineer/Telecom|
|32||Sr. Section Engineer/Drawing S&T|
|33||Sr. Section Engineer/Research (Instrumentation)|
|34||Sr. Section Engineer/ S&T Workshop|
|5||Stores||35||Sr. Section Engineer/Printing Press|
|36||Chief Depot Material Superintendent (CDMS)|
|6||Traffic/ Commercial||Chief Controller, Station Manager/ Station Supdt, Chief Yard Master (CYM), Traffic Inspector, Commercial . Supdt., CRS, Chief Booking Supervisor, Chief Ticketing Inspector||37||Chief Controller|
|38||Station Manager1Station Supdt.|
|39||Chief Yard Master (CYM)|
|43||Chief Booking Supervisor|
|44||Chief Ticketing Inspector|
|7||Personnel/ Ministerial||Chief Office Superintendent, Chief Staff & Welfare Inspector||45||Chief Office Superintendent|
|46||Chief Staff & Welfare Inspector|
(Note # Certain designations exists i certain Railways only)
|1||Date of effect (hereinafter referred to as cut-off date||This upgradation will be effective from 01.12.2022. While determining the 50% of the strength for benefit of granting the upgradation, sanctioned cadre strength on 30.11.2022 will be taken into consideration. The benefit of upgradation will be restricted to the persons who are in service on the cut-off date.|
|2||Phases for implementation of above orders _||(i) Phase-I : On the cut-off date, in first phae, only 50% posts of the cadre strength to be upgraded from Level-7 (PB-2/GPA600) to Level-8 (PB-2/GP- 4800).
(ii) Phase-II : Further upgradation of the 50% posts in Level-8 (PB-2/GP-4800) to Level-9 (PB-2/GP- 5400)/Group ‘C’ on non-functional basis after 4 years of service in Level-8(PB-2/GP-4800). After implementation of Phase-II, cadre structure of supervisory categories would be as under :
In any case, after four years the total number of posts in Level-8 & Level-9 will not be more than 50% of the total cadre strength.
|3||Annual review of the Scheme||After the cut-off date, annual review of the Scheme to be taken on 1st July of every year.|
|4||Matching Saving||(i) Entire scheme of upgradation is to be financially neutral proposition. For working out the financially implications and ensuring financial neutrality, methodology prescribed under Ministry of Finance/Department of Expenditure’s O.M No. 2(13)/E.III Desk/2017 dated 13.06.2018 (Annexure- 111) shall be followed. The methodology to be adopted is plained as under :-
(ii) Financial implications shall be worked out as under :-
Financial Implications =(Pay Cell l+Pay Cell 10 of Pay Level as per 7th CPC +DA)/2
(iii) After working out the financial implications, the matching savings shall be effected from posts in Level-1 of the c.oncemed departments, before granting the benefit of upgradation to the cadre as per the revised percentage distribution of posts . An Illustration in this regard is enclosed as Annexure -IV
(iv) If the Department/Railways are not able to provide the matching savings, the particular category/department will not be granted the benefit of upgradation till such time alternative solution is found with the approval of Board.
(v) While effecting surrender of posts of equivalent financial value, the existing vacant posts available in the categories on the cut-off date shall also be considered.
(vi) Details of posts so surrendered shall be intimated to Board invariably.
|5||Classification and designation||There will be no change m the nomenclature/designation, duties and responsibilities and classification of the posts after upgradation and they will remain classified as Group ‘C’.|
|6||Pay fixation||Pay Fixation benefits as per extant Rules will be applicable.|
Source: Indian Railways