Recruitment of sportspersons on Zonal Railways/ Production Units against Sports Quota

RBE No 54/2016
Clarification/Corrigendum No.66

Government of India
Ministry of Railways
(Railway Board)


New Delhi, Dated 25th May, 2016

The General Managers (P)
All zonal Railways including
CLW, DLW , ICF, RCf, RWF, Metro Railway/Kolkcta,
The CAO(R). DMW/Patiala,
The DG, RDSO/Lucknow.

Subject: Recruitment of sportspersons on Zonal  Railways /  Production Units against Sports Quota.
Board’s letter no. (i) 2010/E (sports)/4(1)/1 (policy) dated 31.12.2010 (RBE No. 189B/2010) and clarifications/ corrigendum issued thereto.

(ii) 2012/E(Sports)/4(1)/1/Policy Clarification dated 18.04.2012 (RBE No.52/2012)
During the Presidents Secretaries Meeting (PSM of Railway Sports Promotion Board, held at Rail Bhawan on 18.05.2015, it was decided to reduce the Group “D” quota and enhance Group ‘C’ quota to attract the best talent for Railways. The Proposal has accordingly been examined in Railway Board.
2. It has been decided that Group “D” quota allotted for recruitment of sportspersons in Grade Pay Rs.1800/- may be frozen up for the year 2016-17. Meanwhile proposal for rationalizing the Group “C” quota and proportionately increase it, its distribution and other formalities for making job on Railways more attractive for the best sporting talent in the country is being examined. Till then the recruitment in Group “C” category may continue as per existing quota.

3. This issues with approval of Boards (MS).

(Bhaskar Roy Choudhury)
Dy. Director, Estt.(Sports)


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