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General conditions

  1. Leave cannot be claimed by the employee as a matter of right. The right to grant or refuse leave vests in the authority competent to sanction leave.
  2. The leave usually commences on the day charge is handed over and ends on the day the charge is taken over again.
  3. Leave sanctioning authority cannot alter the kind of leave due and applied for except at the written request of the employee.
  4. Leave already availed maybe converted into another kind of leave on employee's request retrospectively but not after retirement.
  5. Leave cannot be sanctioned for more than 5 years.
  6. Combination of holidays preceding or in continuation of leave is permitted. In case of medical certificate of sickness, the holidays will be part of sickness leave.
  7. The employee is not permitted to take up any employment during the period of leave.
  8. Employee should take permission to leave headquarters specially for private visits abroad. When permission to visit abroad is sought, information relating to the proposed and previous private visits should be furnished in the prescribed proforma.

Planning for Leave

  • Employees should be encouraged to take leave periodically or annually as per instructions by Department of Personnel and Training.
  • Detailed plan should be made out for sanction of leave to staff by turn keeping in view priorities of staff and work.
  • Normally leave should not be refused in particular during last 10 years of service.
  • Going on leave is beneficial to both Railway employee and organization as employee return refreshed from leave. 

References

1.     Chapter 5 of  Indian Railway Establishment Code.

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sir,       can  a SAG grade

sir,

      can  a SAG grade officer change rule of LAP viz. leave can only be availed from the date  mentioned in the application and cannot be availed later

Only Railway Board can change

Only Railway Board can change the LAP rules. As for availaing leave from a later date, the officer who sanctioned the leave can permit that.

I am a sports person working

I am a sports person working in Railways, i request you to kindly provide any circular regarding half day spairing of sports person for practice.

 

With Regards

Rituraj

I've joined as SSE in MAS

I've joined as SSE in MAS division after 8 years service as SM by RRB selection. But i've taken extra 4 days to join as SSE after technical resignation to old post. So these period is taken in which account, can i get joining time or not?

You are supposed to join the

You are supposed to join the next working day after the normal transit time. You are not eligible for Joining Time as this is not an administrative transfer. Now this 4 days will be considered as Break in Service.

sir i would like to know

sir i would like to know about the benefits of doing diploma from institute of permanent way engineering conducted by railways only,i am currently working in grade pay 1800 and would like to know about the chances of my promotion and can i go to officer rank with the help of this course.thank you

Just having this Diploma wont

Just having this Diploma wont take take you to officer post my friend. This can be an additional qualification if you clear the Group B officer exam and go to the interview. But for you to write to Officer exam first you have to be in GP 4200. Aim for that first.

If you are already in Engg dept this course give you a better  working knowledge and clearly this can help you in your career.

yes sir i am in engg

yes sir i am in engg dept.sir this institute claims of giving higher priority in case you are a staff.is it true? shall i proceed with this course?

sir i want to know

sir i want to know if i absent without giving any prior information for 1 or 2 days will it cause break of service or deduction of payment.

what is break of service

what is break of service regarding absent or without pay??/

If absent is not regularized

If absent is not regularized it will be a break in service. You wont be paid for the days absent.

R/Sir,          I am working

R/Sir,

         I am working as station master. I have planned my leave as follow ;- Rest [ 7 days LAP] Rest . As I am working in continuous roaster both the rests are my proper rest as per my roaster. Is such type of leave admissible or not?

Yes it is permitted. The only

Yes it is permitted. The only constraint is you can't have Rest in between two LAP.

Many supervisors do that. But

Many supervisors do that. But he has no right to do that.

 

IS THERE ANY DIFFERENCE IN

IS THERE ANY DIFFERENCE IN RULES FOR THE EMPLOYEES WHO GOT JOB IN RAILWAY AFTER 1987?

If your question is about

If your question is about Study leave there is no differencefor those appointed after 1987

  I WANT TO KNOW RULES FOR

  I WANT TO KNOW RULES FOR EDUCATION LEAVE. IM WORKING AS STATION MASTER AND I WANT PURSUE MBA. ANY WHO R FAMILIAR WITH EDUCATION LEAVE RULES , PLZ REPLY...

 See this

No, unfortunately you cannot

No, unfortunately you cannot avail rest between 2 CL

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