Exemption of employees with disabilities from roster duty

Office of the Principal Chief Personnel Officer
Rail Sadan, II nd Floor, Bhubaneswar – 751017

Estt. Srl. No. 140/2020

Date: 25.09.2020

Sub: Preventive measures to control the spread of COV1D-19- Exemption of employees with disabilities from roster duty due to COVID-19 situation.

A copy of Railway Board’s Lr. No. 2020/E(LL)/HER/3 Dated 22.09.2020 on the above quoted subject is forwarded herewith for information, guidance and necessary action.

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End: As above

(R.N.A.Parida)
Chairman Railway Recruitment Cell
For Principal Chief Personnel Officer

GOVERNMENT. OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(RAILWAY BOARD)

No.2020/E(LL)/HER/3.

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New Delhi, dated 22.09.2020

The General Managers
All Zonal Railways, Pus and
Metro Railway Kolkata.

Sub: Preventive measures to control the spread of COVID-19 – Exemption of employees with disabilities from roster duty due to COVID-19 situation.

Ref : i) Railway Board’s letters of even no. dated 22.3.2020 and 27.03.2020; and
ii) DOPT’s OMs. No. 11013/9/2014-Estt.A.III dated 19.5.2020 & 18.5.2020.

In continuation of Railway Board’s letters referred to above, please find enclosed a copy of an OM.No. 34-06/2020-DD-III ‘dated 14.09.2020 received from Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment regarding a clarification issued by DOPT vide their OM-dated 28.8.2020 that their OM No. 11013/9/2014-Estt.A-III dated 05.06.2020 regarding exempting employees with disabilities from roster duty during COVID -19 pandemic is still in force till further orders.

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2. All Railway Administrations ‘may ‘please ensure compliance of DOPT’s OM dated 05.06.2020 and draw up roster of ‘Staff who are required to attend essential services accordingly exempting the ‘Persons with Disabilities’ (Divyangjan) i.e. those covered under ‘Rights of Persons-with Disabilities Act,2016’ from such duty.

DA: As above.

(Ms. Manju)
Director, Estt. E(LL)
Railway Board

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