Reservation in promotions- On merit promoted will occupy the unreserved point of Roster: Clarification by Railway Board Order Order dtd 22.06.2022 re
Reservation in promotions- On merit promoted will occupy the unreserved point of Roster: Clarification by Railway Board Order Order dtd 22.06.2022 reg procedure to be followed prior to effecting reservations in the matter of promotions.
Government of India
Ministry of Railways
New Delhi, dated 22.06.2022
The General Managers (P),
All Indian Railways
& Production Units.
(As per standard mailing list)
Sub: Reservation in promotions- Procedure to be followed prior to effecting reservations in the matter of promotions.
Clarifications are being sought from some of the Zonal Railways with reference to Board’s instruction issued vide Letter no. No.2018-E(SCT)l/25/9 dated 13.04.2022 & 02.05.2022 in consonance with DOP&T orders No.36012/16/2019-Esttt. (Res.).
As regards RBE No.126/2010, it is mentioned that the same had been was held in abeyance vide Railway Board’s letter no.2016-E(SCT)I/25/8 dated 30.09.2016 with immediate effect till further orders. Further in terms of Board’s orders of even number dated 19.06.2018 (copy enclosed), it has been advised to carry out promotions in accordance with the directions of the Hon’ble Supreme Court orders dated 17.05.2018 and 5.06.2018 based on the existing seniority/select list.
Now fresh instructions had been issued vide Board’s letter no.2018-E(SCT)I/25/9 dated 13.04.2022 & 02.05.2022 in consonance with DOP&T O.M. No.36012/16/2019-Estt.(Res.) dated 12.04.2022, wherein it has been advised to follow instructions/guidelines, laid down in Board’s letter No.95-E(SCT)I/49/5(2) dated 21.08.1997 w.r.t maintenance of roster. In this regard attention is invited to para 10 of Annexure-1, wherein it had been mentioned that while operating the roster, persons belonging to communities for whom reservation has been made, but who are appointed on merit and not owing to reservation, should not be shown against reserved points. They will occupy the unreserved points.
This disposes of SWR’s Letter No.SWR/P.171/SCTOBC/RB53/2022/Res.Pro. dated 13.05.2022 & 14.06.2022.
Deputy Director, Estt.(SCT)I
Mail Id: kujur.james[at]gov.in
Tele No. 011-23047232
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