In the PNM Meeting held on 02.09.98 with AIRF the Staff Side demanded that legally divorced sister of Railway servant may be included in the list of ‘dependent relative” in the Pass Rules for eligibility of Pass/PTO, when father is not alive. The matter has been considered by the Board and it has been decided that legally divorced sister of Railway servant may also be included in the list of “dependent relative” in the Railway Servants (Pass) Rules, 1986 for eligibility of Pass/PTO, when father is not alive subject to fulfillment of all other conditions as are applicable to the other dependent relatives as defined therein. Accordingly, Rule 2(c) of Railway Servants (Pass) Rules, 1986 (Second Edition 1993) is amended as per the attached Advanced Correction Slip No. 11.
Railway Board Letter No
E (W) 98PS 5-1/5 dated 13/10/1998
Inclusion of legally divorced sister as dependent on Railway servant for eligibility of Pass and PTO