Railways: Comprehensive Transfer Policy Exemption from 5 years service condition
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
The General Managers (P)
All Zonal Railways/Production units
(AS per standard List)
Sub:- Comprehensive Transfer Policy Exemption from 5 years service condition.
Ref :- Railway Board’s letter No.E(O)III-2014 dated 31.08.2015
Attention is invited to para (Xi) of Board’s letter referred to above on Subject wherein it was stated that in the case of Railway employee’s no inter railway Transfer requests be considered till completion of five (05) years of joining Railway
2 References have been received from Zonal Railways seeking clarifications in connection with the condition of five years. particularly its applicability to requests for transfers sought on mutual exchange on spouse basis etc. Both Staff Federations viz AIRF and NFIR have also raised this issue. The matter has been considered by the competent authority and in partial modification of Boards letter referred above , it has been now decided that the following categories of Transfers in the case of non-gezetted staff be exempted from condition of minmimum of five (05) years service
(i) Transfers sought on mutual exchange basis;
(ii) Transfers sought on spouse ground:
(iii) Railway servants who are care-givers to a disabled child and
(iv) Physically handicapped Railway Servants.
Other terms and conditions governing such transfers remain unchanged
Hindi version follow.
Deputy Director Estt (N)
Source : NFIR