RBE No. 100/2000

No. F(E)III/99/PN 1/38 (Modification)   dated 23-05-2000

Subject :- Amendment to the Railway Services (Pension) Rules, 1993.


S.O. No. ......... In exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso to Article 309 and clause (5) of Article 148 of the Constitution, the President hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Railway Services (Pension) Rules, 1993, namely :-

  1. These rules may be called the Railway Services (Pension) First Amendment Rules, 2000.
  2. They shall come into force from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2.    In Rule 9 of Railway Services (Pension) Rules, 1993, hereinafter referred to as the said rules, the figure "96" occurring in the last sentence of sub-rule (3), shall be substituted by the figure "10".

3.    In Rule 14 of the said rules, clause (vii) shall be substituted as under :-

 "(vii) Apprentice period of Special Class Apprentices."

4.    In Rule 20 of the said rules, the word "sixteen" occurring in the sub-proviso (b) to the second proviso shall be substituted by the word "eighteen".

5.    In Rule 23 of the said rules, the words "and also the last two years of apprenticeship period of special Class Apprentices" shall be deleted.

6.    In proviso to Rule 36 of said rules the words "other than extra-ordinary leave granted on medical certificate, the appointing authority may, at the time" occurring before the word "Provided" may be inserted between the word "extra-ordinary leave" and "of."

7.    In the proviso to sub-rule (6) of Rule 75 of the said rules, after the words "disability of mind" wherever they occur, the words "including mentally retarded" shall be inserted.

8.    In the proviso to sub-rule (6) of Rule 75 of the said rules, after the clause (c), the following clause shall be inserted as clause (d) by re-naming the existing clause (d) as clause (e): -

"(d) in the case of a mentally retarded son or daughter, the family pension shall be payable to a person nominated by the Railway servant or the pensioner, as the case may be, and in case no such nomination has been furnished to the Head of Office by such Railway servant or pensioner during his life time, to the person nominated by the spouse of such Railway servant or family pensioner, as the case may be, later on."

9.    In sub-Rule (2) of Rule 97, in the clause (b), the words "The Accounts Officer shall intimate to the" shall be substituted by the words "The payment of family pension shall be."

10. In Rule 8 of Railway Services (Extra-Ordinary Pension) Rules, 1993, the words "which the rupee is not legal tender. In the latter nently", shall be substituted by the words "India in rupees unless the payee resides permanently."

Foot Note : The Railway Services (Pension) Rules, 1993 were published as S.O. No. 930(E) dated 3rd December, 1993. The rules were subsequently amended vide Ministry of Railways' notifications given below:-

  1. No. F(E)III/94/PN 1/31 (Amendment) dated 3.2.1995 published as S. O. No. 511 on 25.2.1955
  2. No. E(G)94EM1-6 dated 31.03.1995  published as S. O. No. 1026 on 15.4.1995.
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