1. As the Railways are aware that in terms of instructions issued vide this Ministry’s letters of even number dated 03.09.2009 .& 07.06.2010 on the above subject, scheme’ for filling up ·of vacancies as may arise up to 31.08.2009 & 31.12-2011 respectively were circulated to the Railways. Further vide letter of even number dated 21.11.2011, the existing methodology to fill up the promotional vacancies has been extended till 31.12.2012 and vide para 2.1 of the letter.ibid, contents reflected in para 2.3 of Board’s letter of even number dated 03.09.2.009 were deleted.
2 . On a reference from both the Federations, the matter was reconsidered by this Ministry and it has been decided to withdraw the para 2.1 of Board’5 letter of even number dated 21.11.2011, thereby restoring para 2.3 of Board’s letter dated 03.09.2009. It is further advised that the Railways may fill up the promotional vacancies as may arise up to 31.12.2012 keeping in view para 2.3 of letter dated 03.09.2009, if not assessed otherwise. Other stipulatIon made In the letter ibid shall hold good till further orders.
3. Please acknowledge receipt of this letter.
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