Government of India
Ministry of Railways
(Railway Board)

No. 2014/E(Sports)/4(1)/1/Policy Clarifications
New Delhi, dated 18th November, 2014
The General Managers (P),
All Zonal Railways including
CLW, DLW, lCF, RCF. RWF, Metro Railway/Kolkata,
The CAO(R), DMW/Patiala,
The DG, RDSO/Lucknow.

Sub. : Out-of-turn promotion to sportspersons on sports account, in merger grade.

Ref.: Railway Board’s policy letter No. 2010/E(Sports)/4(1)/1(Policy) dated 31.12.2010 (RBE No.1893/2010), No. 2011/E(Sports)/4(1)/1/Policy Clarification dated 21.07.2011 (RBE No.109/2011) and clarifications/corrigendum issued thereto.

The matter of out-of-turn promotions to sportsgersons on sports account, in merger grades, after the implementation of the recommendations of the 6 Pay Commission, has been examined.

In continuation of Board’s letter No. 2011/E(Sports)l4(1)/1/Policy Clarification dated 21.07.2011 (RBE No.109/2011), Ministry of Railways (Railway Board) have decided that where existing scales say ‘A' and ‘B’ have been merged into a single grade ‘X' or where an existing scale say ‘A' has been upgraded to allot the grade pay, which has been allotted to existing next higher grade pay ‘B’ in the hierarchy, in such cases, where sports persons were granted out of turn promotion (OTP) to next higher grade before merger of scales before 04.09.2008, the benefit of OTP may be extended to such sports persons by granting them promotion to next higher grade after merger of scales.

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(Rakes Rawat)
Dy. Director, Estt.(Sports)
No. 2014/E(Sports)/4(1)/1/Policy Clarifications
New Delhi, dated 18th November, 2014

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