Recommendations of High Power Committee to review the Duty Hours of Running Staff – Decisions thereof
Ministry of Railways
New Delhi, dt.23-11-2016
All Zonal Railways
Metro Railways, Kolkata
Sub: Recommendations of High Power Committee to review the Duty Hours of Running Staff – Decisions thereof.
Ref: (1) Board’s letter of even number dated 13.10.2016
(2) Board’s Letter No B(LL)2009/HER/1 dt.26.2.2010
(3) Board’s Letter No.E(LL)/97/HER/11 dt.30.9.1998
During the PNM/AIRF meeting held on 22nd & 23rd November, 2016, the Federation (AIRF) raised a demand that a clarification is required to be issued on item no.(V) of Board’s letter of even number dated 13.10.2016 regarding limit of stay away from Headquarters in respect of Running Staff.
2. Therefore, as already conveyed vide Board’s letter No.E(LL)/2009/HER/1 dated 26.2.2010, it is reiterated that although the maximum limit of stay away from Headquarters has been prescribed as 72 hours, Board desires that all cases of absence/stay away from Headquarters of more than 36 hours should be monitored closely at the Divisional level and also periodically at zonal level with a view to restrict such absence/stay within reasonable limits, as was agreed in PNM/AIRF meeting held in October, 2009.