Clarification/Interpretation of Policy Guidelines relating to Liberalized Active Retirement Scheme for Guaranteed Employment for Safety Staff (LARSGESS).
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
No. E(P&A)I-2014/RT-14 Rail Bhavan,
New Delhi – 110001
The General Managers,
All Indian Railways.
NR, New Delhi.
Sub: Clarification/Interpretation of Policy Guidelines relating to LARSGESS.
- E(P&A)I Branch of Pay Commission Directorate at Railway Board is the nodal branch to formulate policy/guideline in respect of LARSGESS and also mandated to ensure that he provisions of the scheme is uniformly followed by the Zonal Railways.
- It has come to the notice that some of the Zonal Railways at local level has taken decision otherwise to implement the scheme of LARSGESS in deviation to the extant guideline issued by Railway Board. While such an option is not open to Zonal Railways, it has not only resulted in irregular appointments but also proliferation of court cases and vigilance cases as well.
- Kindly note that such a dispensation is not available to Zonal Railways as E(P&A)I Branch of Pay Commission Directorate is alone mandated for interpretation of the Policy on LARSGESS and uniform implementation of the scheme across the Indian Railways.
- Kindly acknowledge receipt of this letter.
Executive Director Pay Commission-I