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RBE.NO. 139 [04 GOVERNMENT OF INDIA (BHARAT SARKAR) MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (RAIL MANTRALAYA) (RAILWAY BOARD) No. E(G) 9V/AL6-1 NewDelhi, dated H- @- 2°09 ‘The Director General, Railway Staff College, VADODARA ‘The Directors, Indian Railway Institute of Civil Engineering, Pune. Indian Railway Institute of Electrical Engineering, Nasik Road. Indian Railway Institute of Mechanical Engineering, Jamalpur. Indian Railway Institute of Signal & Telecommunications, Secunderabad. Tndian Railway Institute for Advanced Maintenance Technology, Gwalior. Indian Railway Institute of Transport Management, Lucknow. Sub:- Messing facilities in the Centralised Training Institutes ‘on the Railways ~ Clarifications to General Guidelines. IRIEEN’s letter No.NK/HS/FH/IRIEEN/O1 dated 8.4.09. RSC/Vadodara’s letter No.RSC/CAT/Policy dated 12.5.09. Refi i) ii) segarding messing facilities in the Centralised Training stitutes on the Railways have been issued vide Board’s letter of even number ‘ated 168.2005. This was followed by General clarifications issued vide Board's ster of even number dated 18.4.2006 and 13.12.06. General guidelines been raised by RSC/Vadodara and Certain issues have again ‘and it has been decided RIBEN/Nasik which have been considered by the Board > issue the following clarifications:- ee POINTS RAISED ‘CLARIFICATIONS TIRIEEN Nasik In view of the implementation of 6 CPC on account of revision in TA rates | revision in messing charges needs to be done as Trainee Officers get only 20% of the prescribed TA rate “They have requested to review:- 4) Existing ceiling limit on expenditure, con messing for officers: In terms of Board’s letter of even number dated 16.8.05, the system of fixation of ceiling on expenditure and recovery of | messing charges from the probationers aid in service officers under going training in ‘the CTIs should be discontinued. The mess in the CTs should function as a private fstablishment, self managed and self of availing of messing facilities at the ‘training institutes. 1. BSCVadodara 4) 50 chairs are proposed to be repaired. @ 155/- +15% ST @ total cost of Rs.8912.50. Finance has taken a view ‘that this expenditure needs to be incurred: from the mess funds. While the Mess Management is of the opinion’ that this expenditure should be ‘incurréd ‘from’ Railway Revenue. | ii) Similarly situation will arise when RSC Mess is required to purchase ‘crockery items. Rate of individual piece is less than Rs.S00/-, but total value is hi 2. Ministry of Railways. 3. Please acknowledge receipt. i) Admissibility of TA/DA in the event | financing. Moreov er, all officers should | pay the messing charges directly to the mess | before being relieved from the training | courses. ‘In the case of in service officers | 100% “TA. claim may. be allowed. A subsidy of Rs.200/- P.M. per probationer under going training shall be granted uniformly in all the CTIs towards ‘establishment overheads. Hence, the earlier instructions issued vide Board’s letter No.E(trg.) 73G2V/1 at. 24.5.1976 providing for payment of 20% Daily Allowance to officers/staff undergoing training in Railway training institutes where messing ‘was compulsory have been ‘superseded with the issue of Board's letter dated 16.8.05. It hasbeen laid: down vide.item No.(ii) of Board’s letter dated 16.8.05 that petty repairs: and.. contingsncies..costing upto Rs.500/- per item. shouldbe met from the mess fund, whereas expenditure of repairs ‘and contingencies’ costing: above Rs.500/- per item should: be ‘undertaken by the | ‘Administration, This implies that where | expenditure on bulk repair or bulk purchase for eg. ‘crockery at: a time exceeds Rs.506/-, the same: should be met out of Railway: revenue ‘and ‘not from: the mess funds. 1 This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Joint Director Estt. (Genl.) No.E(G)9V/AL6-1 . New Delhi, dated 4~ P-2.004 Copy to: i) ‘The General Managers/FA&CAOSs, All Indian Railways, including CLW, DLW, ICF, RCF, RDSO, Metro Railway, Kolkata and Rail Wheel Factory, Bangalore, DMW/Patiala, COFMOW, New Delhi ii) PAO, Railway Board, ANS qone7 (Madan Lal) Joint Director Est. (Genl.) No.E(G)91/AL6-1 Now Delhi, dated H~ 2.004 1, The General Secretary, AIRF, 4, State Entry Road, New Delhi, with 35 spares. 2. The General Secretary, NFIR, 3, Chelmsford Road, New Delhi with 35 spares. 3. All Members of Departmental Council/National Council and Staff Secretary, ‘National Council, 14-C, Ferozeshah Road, New Delhi with 90 spares. 4, The Secretary General, FROA & IRPOA, Room No. 356A & 268, Railway Board (5 spares). 5. The Secretary General, AIRPF Astociation, Room No. 549, Rail Bhawan, New Delhi — 1 with 5 spares. Bre See For Secretary, Railway Board No. E(G)9V/AL6-1 New Delhi, dated 4- @- 2009 Copy (with 40 spares) to the Dy. Comptroller & Auditor General of India ona Slob For Financial Commissioner, Railways Copy to:- Sr. PPS/PS/PAs to CRB, FC, MS, ME, MT, “ML, MM, Adv/Staff, Adv.(R), Adv.) Adv.Elect), Secy., DG/RHS, EDE, EDW, EDCE, EDPC I, EDECN), EDF(E), ED(Trg.& MPP), DE (Irg.), Dir (MPP), DDF(E)L, It & 1M, US(A) & US(G). EPRAYI & Il, B(Trg.) with 5 spares, FE (with 2 spares), F(E)IL FQE)IM, FE)Spl., FOOL, FOI, E(LR), ERB-, E(NG)I & TI, G(Ace) Branches, Railway Board. R.B.E. NO. 130/05 GOVERNMENT OF INDIA (BHARAT SARKAR) MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (RAIL MANTRALAYA) (RAILWAY BOARD) No. E(G)/91AL6-1 New Delhi, dated 16.8.2005. The Director General, Railway Staff College, VADODARA. The Directors, Indian Railway Institute of Civil Engineering, Pune. Indian Railway Institute of Plectrical Engineering, Nasik Road. Indian Railway Institute of Mechanical Engineering, Jamalpur. Indian Railway Institute of Signal & Telecommunications, Secunderabad. indian Railway Institute for Advanced Maintenance Technology, Gwalior. Indian Railway Institute of Transport Management, Lucknow. Sub:- Messing facilities in the Centralised Training Institutes ‘on the Railways - General Guidelines. The question regarding issue of fresh guidelines on messing facilities in the Centralised Training Institutes on the Railways has been under consideration of the Ministry of Railways. A Committee was also constituted by the Board to make recommendations in this behalf. After considering the recommendations of the Committee, Board have taken the following decisions: 4} The system of fixation of ceiling on expenditure and recovery of messing charges from the probationers and in service officers under-going training in the CTIs should be discontinued. 5) The mess in the CTIs should function as a private establishment, self-managed and self-financing. The plant & machinery and equipment required by the mess in the CTIs should be provided by the Adrainistration. While petty repairs and contingencies costing upto Rs. 500/- per item should be met from the mess fund, expenditure on repairs and contingencies costing above Rs. 500/- per item should be undertaken by the Administration. No charges towards p/2 iii) vii} viii) water, cess, rent and overheads should be recovered. These may be considered as part of the infrastructure. A subsidy of Rs. 200/- p.m. per probationer under-going training shall be granted uniformally in all CTls,.inchiding RSC, Vadodra towards establishment overheads. In the case of in service officers, such a subsidy is not permissible since they are in receipt of T.A. The element of establishment overheads should be collected at the same rate from the in- service officers.on proportionate basis for the duration of their stay.in the CTIs. All officers should pay the messing charges directly to the mess before being relieved from the training courses. In the case of in-service officers, 100% T.A. claim may be allowed. ‘The entire set up of staff should be engaged and managed by contractor. No departmental staff such as Cooks, Bearers, Cleaners etc. should be made available to the mess. IRICEN, Pune and IRIEEN, Nasik in which a large and major compiiment of staff, and IRIMEE, in which a portion of the staff in the mess are departmental should review the present systet and resort to contract leasing as in the case of other CTs. ‘The departmental staff wherever engaged in the mess in the CTis should be suitably re-deployed. ‘The management of the mess should be the responsibility of the Mess Committee, which should consist of duly elected probationers to the extent of 2/3" and the balance 1/3" should be from the Faculty. The Head of the CTIs should nominate the Faculty representatives. Guest, charges should be fixed by each CTI on cost plus basis. A six-monthly Audit of the mess accounts should be ensured through Associate Finance of the CTIs concerned and p/3 To suitable honorarium paid. The rates of the honorarium should be worked out by RSC/Vadodara in consultation with their associate Finance and applied uniformally in all CTls. The mess should function on no-profit-no loss basis taken on annual basis and profits, if any, left over should be transferred to Railway earnings. 2. . The above guidelines are issued in super-session of all existing instructions on the suttject 3. _ This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways. Mas (M.D.PILLAy Jt. Dir. Estt.(Genl) No. E(G)/91/AL6-1 New Delhi, dated 16.8.2005 Copy to ii) The Generai Managers/FA&CAOs, All Indian Railways including — CLW, DLW, ICF,RCF,RDSO, Metro. Railway, Kolkata, Rail Wheel Factory, Bangalore, DMW/Patiala, COFMOW, New Delhi Pay & Accounts Office, Railway Board. orbs (M.D.PILLAI) Jt, Dir, Estt.(Genl.) p/4 No. E(G)91/AL6-1 New Dethi, dated 148.2005 Copy to: 1. The General Secretary, AIRF, 4, State Entry Road, New Delhi, with 35 spares. _2. The General Secretary, NFIR, 3, Chelmsford Road, New Delhi with 38 spares. 3. All Members of Departmental Council/National Council and Staff Secretary, National Council, 14-C, Ferozeshah Road, New Delhi with 90 spares. : 4. The Secretary General, FROA & IRPOA, Room No. 356A & 268, Railway Board (5 spares). 5. The Secretary General, AIRPF Association, Room No. 549, Rail Bhawan, New Delhi - 1 with 5 spares. For Secreta, ‘falta Board No. £(G)91/AL6-2 New Delhi, dated 16 .8.2005 Copy (with 40 spares) to the Dy. Comptroller & Auditor General of India (Railways), New Delhi. arp For Financial Commissioner, Railways Copy to:- Sr. PPS/PS/PAs to CRB, FC, MS, ME, MT, ML, MM, Adv. /Staff, Adv.(IR), Adv.{F), Adv.(Flect.], Secy., DG/RHS, EDE, EDW, EDCE, EDPC I, EDE(N), EDF(E), ED(Trg.& MPP), DE (Trg.), Dir.(MPP), DDF(EJI, II & Il, US(A) & US(G). E(P&A)I & Il, E(Trg.) with S.spares, F(E)I (with 2 spares}, F(E)N, F(E)UL, F(E)Spl., FOI, F(X)H, E(LR), ERB-I, E(NG)I & If, G(Acc) Branches, Railway Board. ara Ea. 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