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RBE No. 20/2019: Promotion – Level-1 to Level-2 – Residency Period – IREM – ACS No.261 to Para 189(ii)

No.E(NG)I/2015/PM 1/20, dated 05.02.2019

Sub: Reduction in the residency period for promotion from Grade Pay Rs.1800 (Level-1) to Grade Pay Rs.1900 (Level-2).

Attention is invited to Railways Board’s letter of even number dated 08.01.2019 (RBE No. 03/2019) enclosing ACS No.260 on the above subject wherein it has been stated:-

“Railway servants in Level-1, to be eligible for promotion to Level-2 posts in all Departments should have put in a minimum of 2 years continuous service. However, in case where incumbency of more than 3 years is prescribed, the same shall continue. SC/ST employees possessing requisite educational qualification can be considered for promotion to the post of Skilled Artisan against the 25% qualified staff quota on completion of one year’ regular service.”

The aforesaid provision may please be corrected to read as under:-

“All Railway servants in Level-1, to be eligible for promotion to Level-2 post in all Departments should have put in a minimum of 2 years regular service and have successfully completed their probation period in the recruitment grade. However, in case where incumbency of more than 3 years is prescribed, the same shall continue.”
Para 189(ii) of IREM, Vol-I, 2009, Re-print Edition is accordingly amended as per ACS No.261 enclosed herewith.

Indian Railway Establishment Manual, Volume-I,
(1989 Edition, First Re-print Edition, 2009)
Advance Correction Slip No.261

Chapter-I, Section-B, Sub-section IV(II)

Substitute the following for the existing para 189(ii)
All Railway servants in Level-1, to be eligible for promotion to Level-2 posts in all Departments should have put in a minimum of 2 years regular service and have successfully completed their probation period in the recruitment grade.
However, in cases where incumbency of more than 3 years is prescribed, the same shall continue.

[Authority: RBE No.19/2019, No.E(NG)I/2015/PM 1/20, 05.02.2019, ACS No.261]

Download Railway Board Circular RBE No.20/2019

Forward reference⇒RBE No.

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