Engagement of Senior Residents & Junior Residents in Railway Hospitals: Terms & Conditions vide Order dated 06.06.2018

Engagement of Senior Residents & Junior Residents in Railway Hospitals: Terms & Conditions vide Order dated 06.06.2018

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
RAILWAY BOARD

No. 2018/Trans Cell/Health/SR & JR 
New Delhi, dated: 06.06.2018

The General Manager, All Indian Railways/PUS, NF(Con), CORE
The DG/RDSO/Lucknow, DG/NAlR/Vadodara
CAOs, DMW/Patiala, WPO/Patna, COFMOW/NDLS, RWP/Bela, CAO/IROAF

Sub: Terms & conditions for engagement of Senior Residents & Junior Residents in Railway Hospitals
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Ref: Railway Board letter no. 1988/H/2-1/9 dated 21.04.2017 & 24.06.2008 

On the basis of feedback received from one of the zonal hospitals, the matter of terms and conditions for engagement/extension of Senior Residents and Junior Residents in Railway Board has been re-considered and the Board (MS, FC & CRB), has approved the following amendments-

S.No. Current Provision Modified Provision
1 Appointing Authority of Senior Residents (SR):
Appointing Authority for Senior Resident will be Principal Chief Medical Director of the zone. In case of any administrative delay in finalizing the selection process, extension of the term of present incumbent upto one month may be granted with the approval of GM. Appointing Authority for Senior Resident will be Principal Chief Medical Director of the zone. In case of any administrative delay in finalizing the selection process, extension of the term of present incumbent upto one month may be granted with the approval of Medical Director Zonal (Hospital)/ CMS/CMO. The extension, whenever granted, should be intimated to respective PCMD.
2 Appointing Authority and Extension approval Authority of Junior Residents:
Appointing Authority of Junior Residents (House Surgeons) will be General Managers of the respective Railways. These powers should not be re-delegated to an authority below the rank of PHOD i.e. PCMD of the Railways. The extension of tenure be ond two ears will be done onl after the approval of DG(RHS). Appointing Authority of Junior Residents (House Surgeons) will be PCMD. The extension of tenure beyond two years will be done only after the approval of PCMD.
3 Age limit for appointment of Senior Residents:
Railway may be allowed to relax age limit from 33 years to 40 years, as done by Institutions like AIIMS in a particular specialty where they normally find difficult to have Senior Residents. This should be done with approval of General Manager.

However, they should clarify in the advertisement that relaxation of age will be considered only if there is no candidate or applicants who satisfy the laid down age limit of 33/35 years (PG/DM).

Further relaxation for SC/ST/OBC and physically handicapped as per government of India notification will apply.
Railway may be allowed to relax age limit from 37 years to 40 years, as done by Institutions like AIIMS in a particular specialty where they normally find difficult to have Senior Residents. This should be done with approval of PCMD.

However, they should clarify in the advertisement that relaxation of age will be considered only if there is no candidate or applicants who satisfy the laid down age limit of 37 years (PG/DM).

Further relaxation for SC/ST/OBC and physically handicapped as per government of India notification will apply.

Other terms and conditions of the extant policies shall remain unchanged.

This issues with the concurrence of Associate Finance of Transformation Cell of Railway Board.


Sd/-
(Anand S. Khati)
Executive Director
Establishment (G)
Sd/-
(Rajesh Gupta)
Executive Director
Transformation Cell
No. 2018/Trans Cell/Health/SR & JR New Delhi, dated: 06.06.2018

1. PFAs, All Indian Railways & Production Units
2. The ADAI (Railways), New Delhi
3. The Director of Audit, All Indian Railways

Sd/-
(Sanjeeb Kumar)
Executive Director Accounts
Transformation Cell

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