Study Leave for Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fellowship and other Fellowships offered by reputed Institutes

Railway Board Letter No
No. 2012/F(E)-III/2(2)/1 dated 07.09.2012
Circular Subject
Study Leave for Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fellowship and other Fellowships offered by reputed Institutes


Copies of Department of Personnel and Training (DOP&T),s O.M.’s No.4(1)-E.IV(A)/75 dated 07.06.1976, No. 3023/13/82-Estt(L) dated 29.09.1983 and No. 13023/2/2008-Estt.(L) dated 01.09.2011 on the above subject are enclosed for information and compliance. These instructions shall apply mutatis mutandis on the Railways also. Rules 51, 57 and 59 of Central Civil Services (Leave) Rules 1972 mentioned in the above OMs correspond to Rules 2, 8 and 10 of Study Leave Rules, under Appendix V of Indian Railway Establishment Code Vol. I., 1985 Edition.



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No. 13023/2/2008-Estt.(L)



Ministry of Personnel, P.G. and Pensions

(Department of Personnel & Training)

New Delhi the 1st September 2011


Office Memorandum


Sub : Study leave for Fellowships offered by reputed Institutes –


The feasibility of bringing more fellowships under the purview of Study Leave on the same terms and conditions as the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fellowships (JNMF) has been under consideration of this Department for some time. On the basis of the inputs from various Departments/Ministries regarding fellowships offered by reputed institutions and in consultation with Department of Expenditure, it has been decided to include the fellowships offered by (i) K.K Birla Foundation, (ii) Indian Institutes of Management, (iii) Management Development Institute, Gurgaon and (iv) Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Narayan National Institute of Criminology & Forensic Science on the same terms as that of the fellowship offered by JNMF at present. The following terms will be offered to Central Government employees who are awarded the said fellowship in relaxation of Rule 51, 57 and 59 of Central Civil Services (Leave) Rules, 1972.


i)              They will be granted study leave for the entire period of the Fellowship.


ii)             They will be entitled to the benefits admissible to them in accordance with the Fellowship and in addition, entitled to draw leave salary only (without allowance) equal to the pay that they drew while on duty with the Government immediately before proceeding on such leave. However, they will be entitled to Dearness Allowance at the Central Government rates on the leave salary admissible to them;


iii)            Where considered necessary, the official may be allowed during the period of the Fellowship, the continued use of the facility of the residential telephone officially allotted to him, subject to payment by him of the bills for the rental and call charges of the telephone.


2. So far as persons serving in the Indian Audit & Accounts Departments are concerned, these orders are being issued after consultation with the C&AG of India.


3. This order takes effect from the date of issue.


4. Hindi version will follow.

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