Dress Code (Uniform) for Railway Staff (Station Master)
Supply of Uniform to eligible categories of Railway employees
In pursuance of discussions held with the staff side at the PNM forum, issues regarding change in colour of uniform for some categories and stipulating colour of uniform in respect of female employee where not provided for already, has been engaging attention of this Ministry.
Ministry of Railways have decided to make following amendments to Annexure IV of the Dress Regulations-2004, which would however continue to be subject to provisos to the Annexure:-
In respect of all categories of employees where “Khaki” colour has been prescribed, the same may be changed as “Dark Grey”.
In the case of categories where uniform has already been provided for female staff, the same shall apply subject to following adjustments in the groups in Annexure-IV of the Dress Regulations-2004:
In respect of categories at S.No.1 [SM, SS, Dy.SS, SM, TS, Foremen/President Saloon] the colour of uniform for female employees already provided for in case of SM, ASM previously at S.No. 21[A] shall be applicable for the whole group and will now figure under S.No.1.
The group at S.No.2 will be split into two groups viz. 2[A] and 2[B]. CTEs, CTIs, Supervisor/Inspector of STEs, Sr. Train Conductor, Conductor and Conductor Guard shall now be under group 2[A] and the colour of uniform applicable to Lady TTEs, Sr. TTEs already stipulated at S.No.21 shall apply to this whole group.
In the same category, TC, HTC, TC Incharge and Passenger Guide will now be under group 2[B] and the uniform for Lady TC, Passenger Guides as at S.No.23 shall apply to this whole group.
The uniform presently provided for Lady Enquiry Reservation and Booking Clerks, Lady Commercial Clerks, Retiring Room mentioned at S.No. 22 shall now figure under groups at S.No.4.A and 6.B.
The colour of uniform for Ayah/Maid Waiting Room as at S.No.37 and Safaiwalis at S.No. 38 shall be replaced by Light Blue, i.e., the colour applicable to canteen staff.
In respect of all other categories, the colour of uniform provided for in the respective group under Annexure-IV shall also apply to female employees of these groups. The uniform for the female staff shall consist of Saree and Blouse or T/cot Salwar, Kameez, Dupatta as per the existing specifications under S.No. 1 except that admissibility for coat and other protective garments /accessories shall be as already stipulated for the respective categories/groups of staff.
Following may be added as item [xiii] to the provisos below Annexure-IV: “Railways may however, decide provision of salwar, kameez, dupatta only in lieu of Sarees depending upon job requirements for a particular category.”
Amended Annex.IV to the Dress Regulations is enclosed.
This issues in consultation with the concerned Departments and with the concurrence of Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.