Cabinet okays cadre review of group 'A' services in railways

New Delhi


 The Union Cabinet on Tuesday approved the proposal for review of cadre of eight organised group 'A' services in railways, which was pending since 2012.

According to an official release, these groups are 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) and Indian Railway Service of Signal Engineers (IRSSE).

The cabinet meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, also approved encadrement of the post of Member (staff), a cadre post for IRPS, and re-designation of posts of Director General (Signal and Telecom), Director General (Stores) and Director General (Safety) as Member (S&T), Member (Materials Management) and Director General (Safety), respectively.

The government said the cadre review would benefit 900 officers of these services.-IANS