RBV No. 14/2010
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
New Delhi, dated 11 Aug. 2010
(i) The General Manager (Vigilance)
CR, ER, ECR, ECoR,
NR, NCR, NER, NFR, NWR,
SR, SCR, SER, SECR, SWR,
WR, WCR and CORE.
(ii) Chief Vigilance Officers (CVOs)
CLW, DLMW, DLW, ICF, RCF, RWF,
CORE, METRO, RDSO, CONCOR, IRCON,
IRCTC, IRFC, KRCL, MRVC, RAILTEL, RITES,
RVNL, RLDA & DFCCIL.
Sub: Advance Correction Slip No. 12
Consequent upon the decision of the Central Vigilance Commission to withdraw the term stiff/severe minor/major penalty and Board's letter of even number dated 26.4.10 conveying the decision. Ministry of Railways (Railway Board) have decided to make certain changes to para 514.2 of Chapter-V, paras below (iv) and (ix) of 807 and para 821.2 of Chapter-VIII of the Indian Railways Vigilance Manual (2006 Edition), as per the enclosed Advance Correction Slip No.12.
Director Vigilance (M)
ADVANCE CORRECTION SLIP NO.12
Modification in Chapter-V, and VIII of Indian Railways Vigilance
Manual (2006 Edition)
Ministry of Railways (Railway Board) have decided to make the following changes to para 514.2 Chapter V, paras below (iv) and (ix) of 807 and para 821.2 of Chapter VIII of the Indian Railways Vigilance Manual (2006 Edition).
1. Modified para 514.2 : In the case of Group 'A' Officers, the power to impose a mojor penalty of Compulsory retirement Removal from service and Dismissal from service rests only with the President. In all such cases, the disciplinary case file is submitted to the Minister for Railways, to pass provisional orders, on behalf of the President. The case is, thereafter, referred to the UPSC for advice, alongwith all relevant records.
2.(i) Modified para below (ix) of para 807 detailing on penalties under Discipline & Appeal : The penalties mentioned against (vii), (viii) and (ix) will be imposed only by the appointing authority or higher authority.
2(ii) The para below (iv) of para 807stating that the penalties mentioned in (ii), (iii), (iii-b) & (iv) will be considered as stiff/severe minor penalties, stands deleted.
3. Modified para 821.2 : The procedure brought about in para 821.1 above will also be followed in those cases also where the vigilance has recommended imposition of a major penalty of compulsory retirement/removal/dismissal from service, but the Disciplinary Authority/Appellate/Revisionary Authority, as the case may be, wishes to disagree and proposes to impose any of the other major penalties.