Clarification Regarding Sanction Of One Addl. Free Railway Warrant/Addl. LTC
DIRECTORATE GENERAL, CENTRAL RESERVE POLICE FORCE, CGO
COMPLEX, LODHI ROAD, NEW DELHI – 110003
(Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India)
No.L.II.1/2019-Welfare-DA-1 Dated, the 24 January 2019
The Spl. DsG CRPF, J&K / Central / South / NE Zone. Jammu /Kolkata /Hyderabad /Guwahati.
The Addl. DG CRPF Academy, Kadarpur (Gurugram)
The Sector IsG CRPF including Ops / CoBRA / RAF.
The IsG (Medical) CRPF all Composite Hospital.
The DIsG CRPF including GCs/Ranges/PDG/CWS/CTC (T&IT) /RTCs.
The DIsG CRPF 50 Bedded Composite Hospital.
The Director (Accts) PAO, CRPF, New Delhi-85.
The Asstt. Director (Accts), All RPAO, CRPF.
The Commandant – CRPF Bns including RAF/CoBRA/Mahila/ Signal Bns and SDG.
The Principals/Commandants RAPO, Meerut (UP) / Intelligence School, Kadarpur /IED Management School, Pune / College of IT, Bengaluru /TOT School, Dharampur (HP).
Subject: – CLARIFICATION REGARDING SANCTION OF ONE ADDL. FREE RAILWAY WARRANT/ADDL. LTC
Consequent on implementation of recommendations of 7th CPC, the Govt. of India, MHA (Police-II Division) (PF-I Desk) vide their OM No.II.27012/38/CF-3396701/2017-PF-I dated 31/07/2017, has conveyed sanction of President for grant of one Additional Free Railway Warrant/Additional LTC to the personnel of CAPFs, AR & NSG serving in field/high altitude/Counter-Insurgency Operations (CI Ops) areas, in supersession of all the existing orders issued on the subject from time to time. It has been further clarified by MHA vide UO No.II-27012/38/CF-3396701/2017-PF-I dated 06/03/2018 that the new guidelines extend full Free Railway Warrant to all CAPFs personnel serving in field/high altitude/Counter-Insurgency Operations (CI Ops) areas in a year without imposing conditions of death, illness, marriage etc. The said OMs supersedes all previous orders on the subject including provision contained in Para No.8 of Standing Order No.08/2002.
2. On the basis of references being received from various formations of CRPF with regard to classification of the ‘Field’ and ‘Non- Field’ Posting areas for the subject purpose, the matter has been examined keeping in view the distinctive features, role & responsibilities of our Force and in the light of guidelines issued by MHA OM No.II-27012/38/CF-3396701/2017/PF-I dated 31/07/2017. After considering the various facts of the issue and keeping in mind the welfare of Force personnel, classification of Field and Non-Field Posting areas is defined as under :-
|S.NO||DETAILS OF ESTABLISHMENTS||CLASSIFICATION|
|I||All duty Bns (Including Mahila / CoBRA/RAF/ Signal Bns) deployed anywhere in the Country/Abroad.||Field Posting|
|II||All Static Institutions stationed in NE Region, J&K Region and LWE affected areas.||Field Posting|
|III||All Institutions other than those||Non-Field Posting|
|mentioned at I & II above|
3. The above classification has been done exclusively for grant of one Additional Free Railway Warrant/Additional LTC with effect from 01/07/2017 strictly as per MHA OM dated 31/07/2017 ibid. It should not be linked with the admissibility of any other allowance, benefit or claim.
4. It may be noted that the existing guidelines on the subject wherein CAPF personnel were earlier granted 50% of rail fare in a year for to and fro journey to hometown in specified circumstances, like death, illness, marriage etc issued vide GOI, OM No.27012/12/79-FP-IV-(II) dated 20/07/1979 including provision contained in Para No.8 of Standing Order No.8/2002 stand superseded from the date of implementation of new guidelines i.e. 01/07/2017.
5. This issues with the approval of DG CRPF.
(M.S. Bhatia), IPS
Inspector General (Adm)