The Railway Board has issued a clarification through RBE No. 35/2023 regarding the Compassionate Ground Appointment (CGA) for the spouse, ward, or dependent of Railway employees who are in posts of Level-7 of 7 CPC Pay Matrix (with 4600/- GP). The Board emphasized that only the GM has the authority to consider and decide on the CGA in these positions, regardless of any timeline. On the other hand, DRMs/CWMs/HODs are allowed to consider appointments on compassionate grounds up to Level-6 of the 7th CPC Pay Matrix.
RBE No.35 /2023
Government of India
Ministry of Railways
New Delhi, dated 27.02.2023
All Zonal Railways/PUs,
(As per standard mailing list)
Sub: Clarification regarding Compassionate Ground Appointment (CGA) to spouse/ward/dependent of Railway employees.
Ref: Board’s letter of even number dated 01.02.2023 (RBE No.21/2023)
Attention is invited to instructions contained in para 3 (Ill) (ii) under reference.
2. The matter has been reviewed and the above said para may be read as under:-
“It is also clarified that irrespective of any time line, only GM is empowered to consider and decide CGA in posts of Level-7 of 7 CPC Pay Matrix (having 4600/- GP). DRMs/CWMs/HODs may consider appointment on compassionate grounds up to Level-6 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix.”
3. Please acknowledge the receipt.
(A. Narayana Rao)
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