Extant Duty Pass entitlement of GRP – Circular 121
RBE No.: 121/2018
ADVANCE CORRECTION SLIP No.: 78
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
New Delhi, dated 04.09.2018
The General Managers (P) All Zonal Railways &
Sub: Amendment in the Duty Pass entitlement of Government Railway Police (GRP).
The extant Duty Pass entitlement of GRP stipulated in Item No.37 of Schedule-VII (Special Passes) of Railway Servants (Pass) Rules, 1986 (Second Edition-1993) has been reviewed and the Competent Authority has accorded his approval for its amendment as follows:-
|Government Railway Police (GRP)||
(i) Entitled to First/Second Class Duty Card/Cheque Passes over specified jurisdictions i.e. entire jurisdiction of the officer/officials of GRP, even if the same extends to the contiguous Railway(s).
(ii) First Class ‘A’ Duty Pass entitlement to GRP Officers for self-travel only, over jurisdictions as specified above, will be regulated as under provided that such officers are also entitled to travel in 1-AC Class as per Travelling Allowance Rules/Orders/Instructions of respective State Government:-
(a) IGs/DIGs/AIGs who are exclusive in-charge of GRP are entitled to First Class ‘A’ Duty Card Passes valid for travel in 1-AC class of Mail/Express trains.
(b) IGs/DIGs/AIGs supervising GRP in addition to certain other duties (i.e not exclusive in-charge) are entitled to First Class ‘A’ Duty Cheque Passes” valid for travel in 1-AC class of Mail/Express trains for performing railway duty.
(c) One Officer of the rank equivalent to IG and above from each state, heading and exclusive in-charge of GRP is entitled to First Class ‘A’ Duty Card Pass for self-travel in 1-AC class of Mail/Express/Rajdhani trains and EC Class of Shatabdi Express trains.
Note: Other conditions relating to issue of such passes shall continue to be governed by administrative orders issued from time to time.
- The Railways may obtain self declaration from the officer concerned that he/she satisfies the conditions applicable to him/her, as stipulated under Rule(ii) above, before issue of First Class ‘A’ Duty Passes.
- The Railways may take necessary action accordingly.
- This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of Ministry of Railways.
Dy. Director Estt.(Welfare)-I