1. Consequent upon the decision taken by the Government on the recommendations of the Sixth Central Pay Commission, the President is pleased to decide that, in supersession of Ministry of Railways’ letter No. E[P&A]I-81/CPC/LE-8 dated 11.12.81, the facility of 20 days half pay leave in lieu of 10 days leave on average pay during a year will be restored to Teachers, Principals, Headmasters, Librarians, Laboratory Assistants and Watermen working in Railway schools, at par with other Railway employees under the provisions of Rule 526 of the Liberalised leave rules, 1949.
2. These orders shall take effect w.e.f. 1st September, 2008.
3. Formal amendments to Rule 525 and 526 of IREC Vl.I will be issued separately.