Railway Board : GDCE – Clarification Regarding Eligibility of Employees of Production Units


Railway Board : GDCE – Clarification Regarding Eligibility of Employees of Production Units

Railway Board : GDCE – Clarification Regarding Eligibility of Employees of PUs


RBE No.03/2020



No. E(NG)l/2018/ PM 1/23

New Delhi, dated 07.01.2020

The General Managers
All Zncµ Railways &
Productio ,Units.
(as per standard mailing list)

Sub: GDCE – clarification regarding eligibility of employees of PUs.

In terms of instructions contained in Railway Board’s letter No. E(NG)l/2001/PM2/12 dated 21.1.2002 and consolidated instructions on GDCE dated 02.08.2018, regular Group ‘C’ and ‘D’ staff of the Production Units who fulfill the stipulated eligibility conditions are also permitted to appear in GDCE whenever conducted by Zonal Railways for filling up the vacancies in different Group ‘C’ categories.

2. Doubts have been raised by some of the Zonal Railways as to whether the notifications for GDCE being issued by the Zonal Railways should include employees of all Production Units, or employees of only Production Units coming within .the geographical jurisdiction of the Zonal Railway concerned.

3. To enable a view being taken in the matter, the actual practice being followed by the Zonal Railways in this regard during the last 5 years while issuing notification for GDCE was called for.

4. Based on the replies received from the Railways and discussions held on the matter in the PCPOs’ conference held on 23rd and 24th December, 2019, the matter has been considered by the Board. ·

5. In supersession of the existing instructions on the subject, it has been decided that an employee of a Production Unit can have opportunity for GDCE in only one Zonal Railway. Accordingly, a list of the Production Units etc along with the Zonal Railway with which each is clubbed for the purpose of GDCE is enclosed herewith. Employees working in other attached and subordinate offices and any other offices will be eligible for applying for GDCE against notification issued by the Zonal Railways in whose territorial jurisdiction the said offices arc located.

6. Henceforth, when GDCE notifications are issued by a Zonal Railway, it should be endorsed to the Production Unit(s), with which it has been clubbed and to the attached and subordinate offices etc. which are located in the territorial jurisdiction of the Railways to enable the employees of the relevant Production Units(s) etc. to apply for the Railway ‘s GDCE.

7. Please acknowledge receipt.

DA: As above.

(D. Joseph)
Joint Director/Estt. (N)
Railway Board

PU/Organisation clubbed to Zone for GDCE

No. PU Zone
1 CLW, Chittaranjan ER
2 CORE, Allahabad NCR
3 DLW. Varanasi NCR
4 DMW, Patiala NR
5 ICF, Chennai SR
6 MCF, Raibareli NE
7 RCF, Kapurthala NR
8 RWF, Bengaluru SWR
9 RWF, Bela ECR
10 RDSO. Lucknow NR
11 Metro Rail ER

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