Issue of Special Pass for Scouts-Guides activities: Railway Board

Issue of Special Pass for Scouts & Guides activities: Railway Board Order

Government of India
Ministry of Railways
(Railway Board)

No.E(W) 2015/PSS-I/4

New Delhi dated 27.7.2015

The General Managers (P)
All Indian Railways
Production Units

Sub: Issue of Special Pass for Scouts & Guides activities.

It has been represented that while instructions exist in Board’s Master Circular on ‘scout activities on Indian Railways’ for issue of Special Passes on scouts account as per the entitlement of employee, some of the Railways issue only find /Sleeper class Special Passes citing absence of specific stipulation in the Pass Rules. The issue has been examined in consultation with Finance and with the approval of Board, it is clarified that when railway servants travel alone or with other railway employees as party of Scouts/Guides (not with family), special pass as per employee’s entitlement on privilege account Should be granted. As far as their travel with family for scout activities, ‘they would be entitled only for IInd /Sleeper class Special Pass as stipulated in the extant rules.

(Debasis Mazumdar)
Director Estt.(Welfare)
Railway Board

Source: http://www.indianrailways.gov.in/railwayboard/uploads/directorate/establishment/E%28W%29/Scouts.pdf

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