GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
New Delhi, dated:01.07.2011
Sub:- Medical Decategorization of staff - Issuance of proper certificate
Arising out of demand by staff side in DC/JCM meeting, the subject mentioned above has been examined in consultation with Establishment Directorate and the following has been decided by Ministry of Railways.
Pursuant to the notification of PWD Act -1995, an employee acquiring disability during service cannot be dispensed with or reduced in rank and has to be adjusted against a suitable post with same pay scale and service benefits.
Therefore, the Terminology ‘Medical Decategorization’ be replaced by ‘Alternative Employment on Medical Grounds’.
IRMM-2000 Para 521 (Annexure IX & X), para 523 (ii) & para 561(B) shall be amended accordingly.
Hindi version shall follow.
(Dr. D.P. Pande)
Executive Director Health/Plg.