UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 1079
APPOINTMENT AND POSTING OF DRM
1079 . Shri ADHIR RANJAN CHOWDHURY
Will the Minister of RAILWAYS be pleased to state:-
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (SHRI MANOJ SINHA)
(a): Divisional Railway Managers are shortlisted from amongst serving Senior Administrative Grade officers belonging to eight Group ‘A’ Railway Services who should not be more than 52 years of age on the cut-off date i.e. 1st July of the year of preparation of the shortlist.
(b): The period of validity for the shortlist of DRMs is from 1st July of the year to 30th June of the following year. The cutoff date for determining the age of the appointee is 1st July of that year.
(d): Normal tenure of posting of Divisional Railway Managers is 2-3 years. None of the officers have been given extension beyond this period during the last three years. However, actual tenures may vary due to administrative reasons.
(e): No, Madam. Representations received from Railway officers in the matter of postings as DRMs are dealt with as per procedure. A new policy has been framed to avoid any ambiguity.
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