Indian Railways Bonanza: Major Proposal For Group ‘A’ Services Approved

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the proposal for Cadre Review of eight organized Group ‘A’ Services in the Indian Railways.

These Services include the Indian Railway Accounts Service (IRAS), Indian Railway Personnel Service (IRPS), Indian Railway Traffic Service (IRTS), Indian Railway Service of Engineers (IRSE), Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineers (IRSEE), Indian Railway Service of Mechanical Engineers (IRSME), Indian Railway Stores Service (IRSS), Indian Railway Service of Signal Engineers (IRSSE).

The Cabinet has also approved encadrement of the post of Member(staff), a cadre post for IRPS and re-designation of the posts of Director General (Signal & Telecom), Director General (Stores) and Director General (Safety) as Member(S&T), Member (Materials Management) as Director General (Safety) respectively.

As per reports, this Cadre Review was pending since 2012 and will benefit 900 officers of these services.