Railway Holiday Homes Lodging Charges
Holiday Homes — Master circular.
[No. E (W) 90 WE-2/2 dated 06.09.1990]
At present the orders relating to Holiday Homes are scattered in a number of Office Circulars/orders issued from time to time. The question of consolidation of these existing orders/circulars into one Master Circular has been under consideration of the Ministry of Railways They have now decided to issue a consolidated order on the subject as below for the information and guidance of all concerned.
2. Holiday Homes have been established as a measure of amenity of staff. The broad principle, within the framework of which Railway Administrations may establish Holiday Homes, are indicated below:
(a) Holiday Homes may be set up in suitable hill stations or sea-side resorts or other pleasant surroundings or where popular demand exists.
(b) As far as possible, fairly large buildings should be hired from any available source i.e. Defence, Civil, Municipal or private at suitable stations and sites or made available from any surplus buildings which may be possible for Railways to make available after effecting necessary alterations.
(c) The Railway Administrations are authorised to incur an outlay not exceeding Rs. 2,00,000 each and if a building is hired, to incur recurring expenditure not exceeding Rs. 150 per month as rent in each case. The terms of hire should be not to involve the Railway in long-term or indefinite liability beyond one or two years on each occasion.
(d) There should be two types of accommodation viz. higher type of Group ‘C’ and lower type for group ‘D’.
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(e) The Railway Board need only to be addressed for approval to the location of a Holiday Home and when the expenditure in excess of the limit referred to above is involved, indicating how far away from Railway Station, how many staff can be accommodated at one time and what essential amenities are available.
(f) Railway Administrations are empowered to provide the necessary essential equipment, such as utensils, furniture and recreational facilities, etc. the cost of which should also be within the ceiling limit of Rs. 2,00,000 referred to at (c) above.
(g) Necessary running expenses viz. providing a Chowkidar-cum-Mali and/or a janitor according to the needs of each case, electricity charges, etc. may be incurred and provided for in the revenue budget.
(h) Incurrence of expenditure referred to above should be with the prior approval of the Finance.
(i) The cost of the scheme is chargeable to Railway Revenues, Charges recovered from the staff should be credited to miscellaneous earnings under Abstract ‘Z’.
[No. E 55WE1-1 dated 13.01.1956, No. E(W)76WE2tl3 dated 27.09.1977
No. E(W) 88WE2-3 dated 31.07.1989]
3. The charges to be recovered from officers and staff for the stay in the Holiday Homes are indicated below:
(a) Lodging charges to be recovered from staff:
(i) Group ‘C’ staff (Higher Type of accommodation): Rs. 5 per day
(ii) Group ‘D’ staff (Lower Type of accommodation): Rs. 2 per day
(b). Lump sum charges to be recovered from staff I children for organised trips to the All-Railway Holiday Homes at Pah gam/Srinagar:
|Pay slab in the IV P.C. scales||Lump sum charge per head|
|Upto Rs. 950||Rs. 50|
|Rs. 951 and upto Rs. 2.000||Rs. 75|
|Rs. 2.001 and above||Rs. 100|
Note: Effective from 01.08.1988
(c) Charges to be recovered from Gazetted officers :
- Rs. 10 per suite per day.
(d). Charges to be recovered from Retired Railway Servants:
|(i) Group ‘D’||Rs. 5 per suite per day|
|(ii) Group ‘C’||Rs. 10 per suite per day|
|(iii) Officers upto and inclusive of JA Grade||Rs. 15 per suite per day|
|‘(iv) Officers above JA Grade||: Rs. 30 per suite per day|
Note : Effective from 01.07.1989.
(e) Occupation of officers* Holiday Homes/Rest Houses by outsiders : Rs. 500 per day per suite inclusive of all charges.
4 .A list of Holiday Homes on various Railways is enclosed as Annexure-I for information.
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