Pass and PTO in Digitized and Electronic mode – Amendment in Indian Railway Pass Rules
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
New Delhi, dated 21.02.2020
The General Managers (Personnel & Commercial)
All Zonal Railways & Productions Units.
Sub: Amendment in the Railway Servants (Pass) Rules 1986 (Second Edition-1993) (RSPR-1986] to provide for issuance of Passes/PTOs in digitized/ electronic mode.
In order to enable issuance of all kinds of Passes/PTOs to Railway Servants as well as to non-Railway Servants (wherever applicable) in digitized /electronic mode, it has been decided with the approval of the Competent Authority to amend Rule 4 of the RSPR-1986. Accordingly, Rule 4 of RSPR-1986 is hereby substituted as per following:-
- Kinds of Passes:
(1) A railway servant or the entitled members of his/her family and dependent relatives as defined in these Rules may be issued the following kinds of passes, namely:
Privilege Pass including passes while on deputation;
Post-Retirement Complimentary Pass;
Residential Card Pass; and
(2) The Passes specified in sub-rule (1) and PTOs may be issued in the form of:
Metal Pass; or
Card Pass; or
Cheque Pass; or
Electronic format as prescribed in relevant administrative instructions issued by Ministry of Railways (Railway Board).
(3) In case of passes (i.e. Complimentary etc.) being issued to non-Railway Servants, the form (i.e. Electronic/otherwise) shall be as prescribed in relevant administrative instructions issued by Ministry of Railways (Railway Board).
- This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.
Dy. Director Estt. (Welfare)-I