Recruitment of Persons with disabilities from open market; Instructions issued by Railway Board


Instructions issued regarding ‘Recruitment of Persons with disabilities from open market’ by Railway Board…
Government of India
Ministry of Railways
(Railway Board)
New Delhi, dated 25.09.2013
The General Manager (P),
All Indian Railways & Production Units,
Chairman/RRBs & RRCs.

Sub: Recruitment of Persons with disabilities from open market – regarding.

Attention is invited to this Ministry’s letters of even number dated 17/9/2007, 18/2/2011 and 27/4/2012, regarding guidelines for providing concessions/facilities including scribes to persons with disabilities (PWDs), while conducting examination for their recruitment from open-market. It has come to the notice of this Ministry that the said guidelines are not being followed properly, resulting in undue hardship to PWDs.

The matter has been viewed seriously by this Ministry. Accordingly, it is directed that instructions ibid are strictly adhered to while conducting open market recruitment.
Further, scrutiny of applications etc. of PWDs should be done sensitively to accommodate the needs of such candidates on case to case basis. Also, posts identified suitable for PWDs as stipulated in Board’s letter No. E(NG)II/2009/RC-2/5 List dated 27/8/2009 should be notified asper the sub-category of disability, viz., LV, B, OAL/ OL etc.,
(Harsha Dass)
Director Estt. (N)II
(Railway Board)
Source: AIRF

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