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Percentage of Posts in Technicians Category in Railways (Skilled to MCM) – NFIR

Percentage of Posts in Technicians Category in Railways (Skilled to MCM) – NFIR

National Federation of Indian Railwaymen
Affiliated to:
Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC)
International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF)

No.II/95/Part IX

Dated: 12/09/2016

The Member Staff
Railway Board,
New Delhi

The Financial Commissioner (Railways),
Railway Board,
New Delhi

Dear Sir,
Sub: Revision of percentage distribution of posts in Technicians category-implementation of agreement-reg.

On the Charter of Demands of the Federation, informal and formal meetings were held by the Railway Board, chaired by CRB, on 21st & 22nd July 2016 at Rail Bhavan, New Delhi.

On 22nd July 2016, the demand relating to merger of Technicians Grade-II (GP 2400/-) with Technician Grade-I (GP 2800/-) was discussed by the Board with the Federations. Consequently, it was agreed that the percentage distribution of Technicians category shall be revised as indicated below w.e.f. 01/09/2016, while merger issue will be processed separately.

Category/GP                Existing(%)              Percentage   revised (%)
Sr.Tech./4200 16 26
Tech.I/2800 44 51
Tech.II/2400 20  8
TechIII/1900 20 15
Total 100 100


In this connection, NFIR brings to the notice of Railway Board that in the wake of orders issued by the Railway Board for implementation of 7th CPC Pay Matrices and grant of option for switching over to revised pay, a number of representations being received at this, urging for implementation of the agreement to enable the employees to take a decision for exercising option for revised pay matrix. While the Federation is aware that the proposal is already under process, it may kindly be appreciated that expeditious action is required to be taken for issuing orders which would facilitate staff to exercise option for7th CPC Pay Matrix.

NFIR, therefore, requests the Railway Board (MS & FC) to kindly see that orders are issued at the earliest revising the percentages as above with effect from September 1, 2016.

Yours faithfully,

General Secretary

Source: NFIR

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