GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Railways
File No. PC-VII/2016/RSRP/3 New Delhi, dated : 12.01.2017
The General Manager/CAOs (R),
All India Railways & Production Units,
(As per mailing list)
Sub: – Clarification regarding bunching of stages in the revised pay structure under RS (RP) Rules, 2016.
W.r.t. the clarifications issued vide Board’s Letter No. PC-VII/2016/RSRP/3 dated 26.09.2016 relating to bunching, it is further advised that the fixation of cases arising out of bunching of stages should only be done within ambit of the said instructions only. In cases, involving issues beyond the clarification already issued such as providing multiple increments while bunching of stages, extending the benefit of bunching between officials appointed through various streams(i.e. DR and Promotee) in the same grade, consideration ofthe benefit of bunching in a cascading manner (through comparison with a junior, who in tum, is senior to another junior in the hierarchy) shall await further detailed
clarifications. Railway Board have already referred the matter to Ministry of Finance for issue of such clarifications.
2. The issues in consultation with Associate Finance Railway Board.
Deputy Director, Pay Commission-VII