GOVERNMENT OF INDIA / BHARAT SARKAR
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS / RAIL MANTRALAYA
New Delhi, dated 19.09.2012
All Indian Railways & Production Units
(As per mailing list)
Sub: Railway Services (Revised Pay) Rules, 2008 — Clarification under Second Proviso under Rule 5 regarding option on promotions between 1/1/2006 & the date of notification.
Ref: - Railway Boards Notification GSR 643(E) dated 04/9/2008.
Second proviso to Rule 5 of Railway Services (Revised Pay) Rules, 2008 provides that Provided further that in cases where a Railway servant has been placed in a higher pay scale between 1.1.2006 and the date of notification of these Rules on account of promotion, upgradation of pay scale etc. the Railway servant may elect to switch over the revised pay structure from the date of such promotion, upgradation etc.” References have been received from some of the Railways and Federations seeking clarification regarding admissibility of option from the date of second promotion during the period 01.01.2006 to date of notification of Railway Services (Revised Pay) Rules. 2008.