GOVERNMENT OF INDIA (BHARAT SARKAR)
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (RAIL MANTRALAYA)
NO:E(G) 2006 QR 1-14 New Delhi, Dated: 5 .04.2011
The General Managers,
All Indian Railways &
Production Units.(As per standard list)
Sub: Retention of Railway accommodation on educational grounds - definition of “end of academic/scholastic session”.
Ref: Board’s letter No.E(G) 2006 QR1-14(C) dated 20-11-2006,
E(G) 85 QRl-9 dated 15-01-90 and E(G) 2006 QR1-14 dated
Attention is invited to the contents of Railway Board’s letter No:E(G) 2006 QR 1-14 dated 12-11-2007 where the matter regarding retention of accommodation on educational grounds was reiterated as under;
‘Retention of Railway accommodation in the event of permanent transfer is permitted on educational grounds to cover the current academic session. The academic/scholastic session has been defined as the academic course ending with annual examination. This aspect has been reviewed and in partial modification of instructions contained in letter No:E(G)85 QR 1-9 dated 15.01.90, it has been dccided that for the purpose of retention of Railway accommodation, the end of academic/scholastic session shall mean last paper of annual examination plus fifteen days time.”
The matter regarding rt-iteration of the existing instructions was discussed in the DC/JCM vide item No.2/2009 and as decided the instructions are re-iterated as under:
‘in the event of permanent transfer retention of Railway accommodation is allowed on educational ground to cover the current academic session only (i.e. end of the academic/scholastic Session) plus 15 days. The end of academic/scholastic session shall, in this case, mean last paper of annual examination”.
This issues with the concurrence of Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.
Please acknowledge receipt.
JT. DIR. ESTT. (GENL.)
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