Appointment on Compassionate Grounds — cases of second wife and her wards : Railway Board’s RBE No. 120/2023 dated 02.11.2023
RBE No. 120/2023
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
New Delhi, dated 02.11.2023
The General Manager (P)
All Indian Railways/PUs
(As per standard mailing list)
Sub: Appointment on Compassionate Grounds — cases of second wife and her wards.
Attention is invited to Board’s letter No.E(NG)II/2016/RC-1/CR/12(Pt) dated 30.12.2019 (RBE No.218/2019) in terms of which appointment on compassionate ground of children born to second wife of ex-Railway employee could be considered, subject to the conditions stipulated therein. The issue of date of applicability of these instructions have been under consideration of Board for quite some time owing to spate of litigations in various courts.
3. The instructions contained in Board’s letter No.E(NG)II/2016/RC-1/CR/12(Pt) dated 30.12.2019 (RBE No.218/2019) have been reviewed by the Board in the context of their date of applicability and it has now been decided that these instructions are effective from the date of Hon’ble Supreme Court’s order dated 11.12.2018 in Civil Appeal No.12015 of 2018 (arising out of SLP(C) No.32004/2016) titled as Union of India vs. V.R. Tripathi.
No.E(NG)II/2016/RC-1/CR/12 (Pt) New Delhi, dated 02.11.2023
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