First Class Privilege Passes issue to Assistant Station Masters: Railway Board
Government of India
Ministry of Railways
New Delhi, dated 30.06.2017
The General Managers (P)
All Zonal Railways.
Sub: Issue of First Class Privilege Passes to Assistant Station Masters.
It has been brought to the notice of Board that some Zonal Railways are not issuing First Class Privilege passes to Assistant Station Masters (ASMs), despite the fact that they were upgraded to erstwhile Grade Pay of Rs. 4200/- and accordingly fitted in Level-6 of Pay Matrix of Railway Services (Revised Pay) Rules, 2016.
2. The matter has been examined in Board's office and it is clarified that in terms of Board's letter No.E(W)2008/PS5-1/38 dated 06.01.2011, Railway employees in Grade Pay of Rs. 4200/- are entitled for First Class Pass and accordingly, ASMs having been upgraded to the erstwhile Grade Pay of Rs. 4200/- are entitled for First Class Privilege Passes. All Zonal Railways are advised to take note for issuance of Passes, accordingly.