National Federation of Indian Railwaymen

3, Chelmsford Road, New Delhi 110055.

No. II/6/Part 7

Dated: 21.06.2017

The General Secretaries of,

Affiliated Unions of NFIR



Sub: Filling up 50% of DR Quota vacancies through GDCE — Eligibility to staff in same Grade Pay/Pay Scale-reg.

Ref: (i) Railway Board’s letter No. E(NG)I-92/PM2/16 dated 20/08/1993.

(ii) Railway Board’s letter No. E(NG)I-2001/PM2/12 dated 21/01/2002.

(iii) Railway Board’s letter No. E(NG)I-2011/13M1/2 dated 12/09/2014 & 16/09/2014.

(iv) NFIR’s letter No. II/6/Part 7 dated 27/05/2017 addressed to Rly., Bd.


NFIR vide its letter dated 27/05/2017 demanded the Railway Board to modify the GDCE Scheme in order to see that the employees working in the same Grade Pay may apply for the post to be filled through GDCE of same Grade Pay/Pay Level.

Discussions were held on the subject on 20th June 2017 with the Board (AM/Staff). Federation feels happy to report that there was broad agreement and those staff working in same Grade Pay will be allowed to appear in the GDCE for the same Grade Pay/Pay Level against safety category posts.

Yours fraternally,

(Dr. M. Raghavaiah)

General Secretary

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Source : NFIR