INDIAN RAILWAY QUESTION BANK
Absorption of Surplus Staff Medically decategorised Staff
|A. Objective: (latest circulars also to be seen)|
|Say True or False|
1. The committee to assess suitability of medically decategorised staff for absorption in alternative posts should include a medical officer.
2. Absorption of medically incapacitated staff in alternative posts in departments other than the one in which he was working at the time of incapacitation should be considered only if it is not possible to absorb him in other wings of the same department. (say true of false).
3. Absorption of medically decategorised staff in alternative posts carrying lower grades is contravention of the Disabilities Act. (say true or false)
4. No option is available to a medically decategorised employee to decline the alternative employment if offered in equal grade. (say true or false)
5. A Railway servant who fails in a vision test by virtue of disability acquired during service becomes physically incapable of performing the duties of the post which he occupies shall be discharged from service duly arranging settlement dues. (say true or false)
6. The medically decategorised/incapacitated staff should be shifted to some other post with the same pay scale and service benefits. (say true or false)
7. The staff who get their cases recommended for a change of category on medical grounds are treated as transferred on own request. (say true or false)
8. The medically decategorised employee what was kept on special supernumerary post has a right to decline the alternative employment of equal grade to which he is posted. (say true or false)
9. Absorption of medically decategorised staff in a grade lower than the one held by them at the time of decategorisation is in contravention of the provision of Persons with Disabilities Act, 1995. (say true or false)
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1. Modification of the scheme of absorption of medically decategorised staff in alternative employment is necessitated due to the enactment of ________.
2. Consequent on enactment of the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995, the then existing instructions on the subject of absorption of medically decategorised staff had ben amended vide Correction slip No. _______.
3. The rules in connection with absorption of medically decategorised staff in alternative posts are contained in paragraphs ________ to _______ of Chapter ______ of the Indian Railway Establishment Manual, Vol.I (1989 edition).
4. Railway servants declared medically unfit are classified into ______ groups.
5. The two groups of staff declared medically unfit are (i) _______ and (ii) ______.
6. _________ has the authority to permit the Railway servant if he is declared medically unfit for the post held by him.
7. The Railway servants declared medically unfit cease to perform the duties of the posts held by them from _________.
8. If a medically decategorised Railway servant cannot be immediately absorbed in any suitable alternative post, he may be kept on a ______________ post of equal grade.
9. The special supernumerary post created to accommodate medically decategorised staff shall stand abolished as soon as ___.
10. While absorbing medically decategorised staff in alternative posts, it shall be ensured that ______.
11. The committee to adjudge the suitability of the medically decategorised staff for absorption in alternative post shall consist of ____________.
12. If there is no immediate prospect of employment in the unit/division concerned, the details of the Railway servant shall be circulated to ______ where suitable employment is likely to be found.
13. To determine the scale of pay for absorption of medically decategorised running staff in alternative posts, ____________ shall be added to the maximum and minimum of the scale of pay of running staff.
14. The requests of medically decategorised employees with less than 20 years of service to quit Railways may be accepted and their cases settled under Rule _______ of Manual of Pension Rules.
15. Employees who are offered alternative posts in the same grade but are unable to perform duties attached t the posts owing to physical condition may be referred for ____________ and _________ may be given.
16. Absorption of medically decategorised staff in other departments be considered only when it is not possible to absorb them in ___________ of the same department.
17. The committee to assess suitability of the medically decategorised staff for absorption in alternative posts should include a medical officer. (say true or false)
18. Board have decided that the pockets should be declared surplus only after making a ___________ of staff.
19. Employees declared medically disabled/decategorised on or after _________ up to _________ and absorbed in lower grades than the one held by them on regular basis may be reviewed and decided at the level of GM.
20. Drivers who are medically decategorised up to Class A-3 are eligible to be considered for the post of ____________.
21. The surplus staff who are superannuating within the next three years who cannot be redeployed at the same station for any reason shall be placed against __________ posts forthwith.
22. The process of redeployment of surplus staff working in posts having element of direct recruitment should be finalized
23. The cases of surplus staff who are found unfit for redeployment ever after training shall be half yearly by ____________.
24. The surplus staff transferred to a new station involving change of residence may be permitted to retain railway quarters for a maximum period of _______.
1. What are the instructions for absorption of medically decategorised staff in alternative posts and fixing their seniority in the alternative posts?
2. What are the instructions for speedy re-deployment of surplus staff? What are the instructions regarding fixing their seniority in the alternative posts?
3. Explain the various steps to be taken for finding alternative employment to absorb the medically disabled staff.
4. What are the instructions for training and redeployment of staff -
(i) working in surplus posts, (ii) in surplus posts retiring shortly
(iii) working in intermediate grades.