Exemption of Single mother employees from the purview of periodical transfer to other stations-Clarifications: Railway Board RBE No. 101/2023 dated 25.08.2023.
भारत सरकार /GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
रेल मंत्रालय /MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(रेलवे बोर्ड / RAILWAY BOARD)
New Delhi, dated 25.08.2023
The General Manager (P)
All Indian Railways/PUs
(As per standard list)
Sub: Exemption of Single mother employees from the purview of periodical transfer to other stations-Clarifications reg.
As the Railway administration are aware, detailed consolidated instructions regarding periodical transfer of non-gazzeted Railway employees exists vide RBE No. 48/2012 and further instructions issued from time to time.
AIRF vide agenda Item No. 28/2012 has demanded that lactating mothers should be exempted from the purview of periodical transfers.
Attention in this connection is invited to instructions contained in Board’s letter no. E(NG)I/2022/TR/19 dated 23.08.2022 which provides that single mother, if she holds a sensitive post cannot be exempted from the scheme of periodical transfer. However she may be shifted as far as possible to a different seat in the same place / adjoining area to meet the requirements of periodical transfer. These provisions would henceforth be applicable to lactating mothers holding sensitive posts also in such a way that lactating mothers when transferred as per periodical transfer policy may be adjusted by shifting laterally during the period of breast feeding or 1 year from child birth whichever is less.
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