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Transfers And Postings

DATE ORDER NUMBER OFFICER FROM TO
2016-04-28E(O)III-2016/PM/28S G ORDERSsee detailssee details
2016-04-22E(O)III-2016/TR/123-AMohit SinhaNRDRM MLDT
2016-04-22E(O)III-2016/TR/123-BPrashant MishraDeputationDRM TSK

Deputation

Issue Date Order Number Organization Salary Grade Age
2016-01-07VC07/2016NTROsee detailssee details
2016-01-05VC03/2016LMRCParent pay + Deput.<50Yrs
2016-01-05VC04/2016RVNLParent pay + Deput.<56Yrs

Professional Events

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Minutes of the Sr.AFA/AFAs (Pension) Conference and review of ARPAN meeting held on 21.04.16 at WR/HQ, Mumbai in presence of Financial Commissioner (Railways)
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Financial Commissioner (Railways)' visit to East Coast Railway on 15th and 16th April 2016
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Minutes of the Sr.AFA/AFAs (Pension) Conference and review of ARPAN meeting held on 21.04.16 at WR/HQ, Mumbai in presence of Financial Commissioner (Railways)

Minutes of the Sr.AFA/AFAs (Pension) Conference and review of ARPAN meeting held on 21.04.16 at WR/HQ, Mumbai in presence of Financial Commissioner (Railways) Click here to download ...
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Financial Commissioner (Railways)' visit to East Coast Railway on 15th and 16th April 2016

Shri S. Mookerjee, FC(Rlys.) visited East Coast Railway on 15th & 16th April 2016 for attending GMs’ Conference and Central Railway Week function. He also had an Interactive Session with the Officers and staff of Accounts Department from HQ and KUR Division. The Interactive Session was also attended to by Shri D.K. Samantray, Managing Director, Angul – Sukinda Railway Limited, Bhubaneswar. FC (Rlys.) gave a presentation highlighting Financial Performance of Indian Railways in the year 2015-16 and suggested measures for improvin...
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Recipients of MR Award & Accounts and Finance Management Shield (FA&CAO/ECoR) with Shri S. Mookerjee, FC (Railways) at Bhubaneswar on 16.04.16 during 61st Railway Week National Award Function 2016.

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Details of Gr.‘B’ officers of Accounts department ( Jr.Scale, Sr.Scale and inducted to Gr.‘A’/IRAS, presently working in JAG,SG & SAG)

Details of Gr.‘B’ officers of Accounts department ( Jr.Scale, Sr.Scale and inducted to Gr.‘A’/IRAS, presently working in JAG,SG & SAG) Click here to view...
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Shri S. Mookerjee, Financial Commissioner (Railways) , handed over the first computer printed ticket (PRS), issued on November 7, 1987 by Kolkata PRS to Shri A K Goel, GM/ER in a programme held at Eastern Railway’s Headquarters on 14.04.16.

Shri S. Mookerjee, Financial Commissioner (Railways), handed over the first computer printed ticket (PRS), issued on November 7, 1987 by Kolkata PRS to Shri A K Goel, GM/ER for preservation and public display at Photo Gallery, Fairlie Place in a programme held at Eastern Railway’s Headquarters on 14.04.16. The ticket was signed by the then Hon'ble Minister of State for Railways, Late Madhavrao Scindia. Click here to view ...
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Reduction in Excise Duty on supply items related to Railways from 12.5% to 6% w.e.f. 1.03.2016.

Reduction in Excise Duty on supply items related to Railways from 12.5% to 6% w.e.f. 1.03.2016. Click here to view...
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Hon'ble MR's Letter of Appreciation handed over to Shri Pranav Kumar Mallick, DF(Budget)/RB by Shri S Mookerjee, FC(Railways) on 12.04.16

Hon'ble MR's Letter of Appreciation handed over to Shri Pranav Kumar Mallick, DF(Budget)/RB by Shri S Mookerjee, FC(Railways) on 12.04.16...
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Financial Commissioner (Railways)’ visit to South Western Railway/Hubli on 24.03.16

Shri Sanjoy Mookerjee, FC/Railways visited S.W.Rly and had an interactive session with the Officers and staff of Accounts department, South western Railway. FC gave a presentation also in which he highlighted the financial position of Railways and explored the possibility of using untapped resources of Indian Railways. Further he had an interactive session with G.M., PHODs and CHODs also....
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With profound grief, the IRAS fraternity mourns the sad demise of Ms. Razia Azam (IRAS-1970 exam batch) on 7th April, 2016 at Allahabad. Besides serving in various capacities, she worked in North Eastern Railway, Northern Railway, RDSO, CORE, North Central Railway and finally retired as Executive Director (Finance), RDSO in July 2007. She was 69 years old and was one of the most revered members of the IRAS. Her passing away has indeed left a huge void amidst us. May we pray to the GOD Almighty to give her family members the required s...
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Message from Shri S. Mookerjee, Financial Commissioner ( Rlys.) to the IRAS Fraternity

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Accounting Reforms in Indian Railways

The Budget announcement of 2015-16 on fast tracking Accounting Reforms in IR by our Hon'ble Minister for Railways has given a tremendous boost and enthusiasm to all of us in the Railways. Broadly, the three reforms identified by him are in the areas of Accrual Accounting, Performance Costing and Outcome Budgeting. Further, this year’s budget spoke of right accounting that would determine right costing and hence right pricing and right outcomes. Under the Accounting Reforms Project, IR has already embarked upon a Pilot study on int...
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Requirement of ACRs/APARs and D&AR/Vigilance Clearance for promotion from Group 'B' to Group 'A' (IRAS)

Requirement of ACRs/APARs and D&AR/Vigilance Clearance for promotion from Group 'B' to Group 'A' (IRAS) Click here to view...
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Interaction of Hon’ble Minister of Railways with IRAS Probationers of 2012 & 2013 Batch

Hon’ble Minister of Railways, while addressing the IRAS Probationers mentioned that Finance organization has key role to devise ways and means to raise finances for development of Rail Infrastructure having regard to the constraint of long gestation period and low pay back and competing demands. A need for cross departmental approach for appreciating the problems in holistic way for collective solutions is the need of the hour....
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Policy Guidelines on Transfer & Posting for IRAS officers -

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* IRAS DAY - 2015(GROUP PHOTOGRAPH)*

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Photographs taken during the farewell given by Railway Board to Shri S. Subramhanyam, ex.AM(Budget) who superannuated on 29.02.2016 and Shri Rakesh Kumar, Dir/Stat/CA proceeded on Deputation to Ministry of Environment,Forest & Climate.

Photographs taken during the farewell given by Railway Board to Shri S. Subramhanyam, ex.AM(Budget) who superannuated on 29.02.2016 and Shri Rakesh Kumar, Dir/Stat/CA proceeded on Deputation to Ministry of Environment,Forest & Climate....
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Shri S. Mookerjee, Financial Commissioner (Railways) interacting with media on Rail Budget 2016-17

Shri S. Mookerjee, Financial Commissioner (Railways) interacting with media on Rail Budget 2016-17 Click here to see video...
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Minutes of Dy.CAO/Gs' Conference held on 18.02.16

Minutes of Dy.CAO/Gs' Conference held on 18.02.16 Click here to view...
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Training on Internal Audit for Railway Officials at NIFM

Training on Internal Audit for Railway Officials at NIFM Carrying forward the initiative of imparting skills to the officials of Accounts Department, a one week training programme on Internal Audit was started at National Institute of Financial Management, Faridabad from 22.2.2016 to26.2.2016. This is the first such programme and is being attended by 25 participants from Zonal Railways and Production Units representing various Departments. The program aims at strengthening Internal Audit function through coverage of topics o...
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FA&CAO's Conference held on 23.01.16

FA&CAO's Conference held on 23.01.16 i) FC's Note and Address Click here to view ii) PPT Slides - FA&CAO's Conference Click here to view iii) EDF's presentation - Traction Energy Management Click here to view ...
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FA&CAOs’ Conference on 23.01.2016 (Saturday)

FA&CAO/FA&CAO(C)s’ Conference (All Zonal Railways, Metro and CORE) on 23.01.2016 (Saturday) from 10.00 AM onwards in Conference Hall/Delhi Division/Northern Railway Click here to view...
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Provisional Seniority List of Group ‘B’ officers as on 1.04.2015 for forming the panel (2015-16) of Group ‘A’ Induction

Provisional Seniority List of Group ‘B’ officers as on 1.04.2015 for forming the panel (2015-16) of Group ‘A’ Induction Click here to view...
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Convocation at NIFM on 16.01.16 to award Diploma/Certificates to the successful participants of Professional Training Course (1994 to 2008)

Convocation at NIFM on 16.01.16 to award Diploma/Certificates to the successful participants of Professional Training Course (1994 to 2008) Click here to view...
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New Year Message from Financial Commissioner (Rlys.) for the IRAS Fraternity

New Year Message from Financial Commissioner (Rlys.) for the IRAS Fraternity...
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Visit of Shri Sanjoy Mookerjee, Financial Commissioner (Railways) at NAIR, Vadodara on 21.12.2015

Shri Sanjoy Mookerjee, Financial Commissioner (Railways) and ex-officio Secretary to the Government of India, addressed the Principal / Coordinating FA&CAOs who participated in a Workshop on ‘New Financial Initiatives’ on IR, held between 21st and 23rd December 2015 at National Academy of Indian Railways NAIR, Vadodara. The Workshop was attended by 25 Officers forming the highest echelon of Accounts Department from Zonal Railways, Production Units, RDSO, COFMOW and CORE Gist of the important points underscored by him is as foll...
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Seminar on “Accrual Based Commercial Accounting in Indian Railways” on 24.12.2015 -Metro Railway, Kolkata

  Seminar on “Accrual Based Commercial Accounting in Indian Railways” on 24.12.2015 -Metro Railway, Kolkata organized a seminar on “Accrual Based Commercial Accounting in Indian Railways”, a part of accounting reforms on 24.12.2015 at Metro Rail Bhavan. Shri Sanjoy Mookerjee, Financial Commissioner (Railways) and ex-officio Secretary to the Government of India has delivered ‘key note address’ highlighting the need for the Accrual  Based Commercial Accounting in Indian Railways to invite investment from the outside agenc...
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Photographs taken during the farewell given by Railway Board to Shri B N Rao, FA&CAO/SR and Ms Saandhay Deep Das, FA&CAO/Systems/NR who would retire on 31.12.2015

Photographs taken during the farewell given by Railway Board to Shri B N Rao, FA&CAO/SR and Ms Saandhay Deep Das, FA&CAO/Systems/NR who would retire on 31.12.2015...
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Important Letters from Railway Board for information and necessary action:

Important Letters from Railway Board for information and necessary action 1.FA&CAOs Workshop on 'New Financial Initiatives' at NAIR from 21.12.15-23.12.15 Click here to view 2.Letter for showing Power-Point Presentations (uploaded on IRAS TIMES) to all Accounts and concerned executive officers at HQ/Div/Workshop level ...
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IRAS DAY - 2015 Celebrations held on 28.11.15

The Indian Railway Accounts Service (IRAS) of Indian Railways held its IRAS day on November 28, 2015 at ManekshawCenter, New Delhi. On this day, a conference of financial advisors of all Zonal Railways was held. The agenda for discussion included efficiency measures that could be taken to optimise expenses and steps taken to enhance revenues. The impact of the recommendations of the7th Central Pay Commission was also deliberated upon. In November 1920, the British Parliament constituted the Acworth Committee to study the finances of...
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Complete Programme of IRAS DAY - 2015 celebrations

Complete Programme of IRAS DAY-2015 celebrations • Introduction: Click to see video • Lighting of the Lamp Click to see video • Invocation of the celebrations Click to see video • Welcome Address by Shri K B Nanda, Advisor/F-K C...
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IRAS DAY-2015 celebrations held on 28.11.15 : Presentations of all Zonal Railways/PUs

IRAS DAY-2015 celebrations held on 28.11.15 : Presentations of all Zonal Railways/PUs Click here to view presentations of all Zonal Railways/PUs ...
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Photographs taken during the farewell given by Railway Board to Shri S Vijayaraghavan, ex.AM/F who superannuated on 30.10.2015 and Shri B N Mohapatra, Adv/A who was transferred to join as FA&CAO/ER

Photographs taken during the farewell given by Railway Board to Shri S Vijayaraghavan, ex.AM/F who superannuated on 30.10.2015 and Shri B N Mohapatra, Adv/A who was transferred to join as FA&CAO/ER...
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Interaction of Shri Sanjoy Mookerjee, Financial Commissioner(Railways) with Supervisors of Indian Railway Accounts Department at C-TARA, Secunderabad on 17.11.2015

Interaction of Shri Sanjoy Mookerjee, Financial Commissioner(Railways) with Supervisors of Indian Railway Accounts Department at C-TARA, Secunderabad on 17.11.2015 Click here to view ...
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IRAS DAY 2015 BILASPUR CHAPTER

IRAS DAY 2015 BILASPUR CHAPTER IRAS day 2015 was celebrated in Bilaspur, Headquarters of South East Central Railway on 20th November 2015 by all IRAS officers including those from the three divisions Workshops and retired officers.. The program started with welcome address by Dy. FA&CAO (G), Shri N. Vijayraghavan. FA&CAO (F&B), Shri. L.S.Meena shared his view on the IRAS DAY celebrations and mentioned that in coming days there will be lots of responsibilities on the shoulder of IRAS and Accounts Officers, so we should be prepar...
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IRAS DAY-2015 CELEBRATIONS AT RWF BANGALORE

IRAS DAY-2015 CELEBRATIONS AT RWF BANGALORE IRAS day has been celebrated at RWF yelahanka bangalore on 24/11/2015. Serving and retired IRAS officers were invited on this occasion and the function was conducted at RWF Officer’s club. Seven retired Officers and ten serving Officers have attended the function. The event was inaugurated by Shri. B.C Balasubramanyam, Retd. FA&CAO/SR, the senior most among the invitees and Ms. Archana Maganthi, ADFM/Bangalore, the junior most among the invitees by lighting the lamp. Welcome address ...
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IRAS DAY 2015

VARANASI CHAPTER IRAS Day was celebrated at DLW Varanasi on 19/11/2015. All the serving IRAS Officers of DLW and 04 retired IRAS Officers residing at Varanasi attended the celebrations. Shri J.N. Pandey, FA&CAO, DLW presided the function and in his key note address, he stated about changing role of IRAS Officers in present times and difficult financial scenario of Indian Railways. He further emphasised that indigenisation efforts at DLW should be expedited which will certainly reduce the cost of Locomotive. Shri NS Pangtey, SAG/IRAS ...
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IRAS DAY-2015 CELEBRATIONS AT ECoR, BHUBANESHWAR

IRAS day was celebrated in ECoR, Bhubaneshwar Click here to view ...
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IRAS DAY-2015 Celebrations in NCR & CORE, Allahabad

North Central Railway and Central Organization for Railway Electrification celebrated IRAS Day in North Central Railway Head Quarters at Allahabad on 21.11.2015. All IRAS Officers of North Central Railway and CORE, Allahabad attended the IRAS Day celebrations. A seminar was organized in the morning. The seminar was presided over by FA&CAO/NCR Shri J.P. Pandey and was conducted by Dy. FA&CAO/G, Shri Amritanshu Maurya. The theme of the seminar was “Innovative ideas towards cost reduction, increase in earnings and efficient delivery...
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IRAS Day Celebrations

IRAS day was celebrated in ECR on 21.11.2015 in the presence of Shri S.K.Mallik, FA&CAO/ECR....
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IRAS DAY 2015 WESTERN RAILWAY

IRAS DAY 2015 WESTERN RAILWAY IRAS day was held on November 19, 2015 at Headquarters of Western Railway and was attended by all IRAS officers including those of divisions. On this day, a conference of Sr.DFM of divisions of Western Railway was held in conference hall of iconic GM’s building at Church gate. FA&CAO Smt. Nalini Kak presided over the function and in her key note address brought to notice the new thrust placed on Indian Railways in view of enhanced public aspirations. She expressed her concern on recent shortfall on ...
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Visit of Shri Sanjoy Mookerjee, Financial Commissioner(Railways) at NAIR, Vadodara on 20.11.2015

Shri Sanjoy Mookerjee, Financial Commissioner(Railways) addressed the participants at NAIR, Vadodara, for the special Professional Course for SAG IRAS officers held between 16th and 20th November 2015 on its concluding day. He told them that they are the Engineers of Change and should drive the change by bridging the gap between field realities / opportunities and Board level policies / decisions.In the current Fiscal, while he mentioned that the expenditure has been controlled compared to the Budget Proportion, there should be no roo...
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Agenda for the FA&CAOs Conference to be held at Manekshaw Centre, Parade Road, New Delhi on 28.11.15

Agenda for the FA&CAOs Conference to be held at Manekshaw Centre, Parade Road, New Delhi on 28.11.15 Click here to view...
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Visit of Sri. Sanjoy Mookerjee, Financial Commissioner, Railway Board at Secunderabad on 17th November 2015

Shri Sanjoy Mookerjee, Financial Commissioner, Indian Railways, had visited South Central Railway at Secunderabad on 17th Nov. 2015. He chaired a review meeting with the General Manager, S.C.Rly, along with the Principal HODs of all the departments and HODs of Accounts Dept wherein the results on key performanceindicators were reviewed. While commending the overall performance of S.C.Rly despite various constraints,he urged the officers to make all out efforts to increase revenues and assign priority to areas where costs could be c...
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7th CPC and Us

7th CPC and Us Click here to view, ”7th CPC and Us”...
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Shri Sanjoy Mookerjee, Financial Commissioner (Railways)’s visit to S.E.C.Railway, Bilaspur on 03th November, 2015

A warm welcome was accorded to FC(Railways) on his maiden visit to SECR. Officers and staff of Accounts fraternity, embodied with their marvellous team feat has attracted the accolades of FC(Railways). During the address to Accounts Officers & staff, while appreciating the team work in SECR, FC (Rlys.) impressed upon the necessity to improve the quality of Accounts Inspection so as to ensure no leakage of revenue and had suggested the formation of Internal Audit Cell. He also stressed the need for early updation of Asset Register, an...
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Visit of Shri Sanjoy Mookerjee, Financial Commissioner(Railways) to Eastern Railway, Kolkata on 2nd November, 2015

Visit of Shri Sanjoy Mookerjee, Financial Commissioner(Railways) to Eastern Railway, Kolkata on 2nd November, 2015...
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IMMEDIATE ATTENTION: IMPORTANT LETTERS FROM RAILWAY BOARD

IMMEDIATE ATTENTION: IMPORTANT LETTERS FROM RAILWAY BOARD 1.FA C & FB's conf. 13.11.15 Click here to view 2.Original Letter 13.11.15 for FA Con & FA FB's conference Click here to view 3.SAG IRAS Training NAIR (16.11.15-20.11.15) Click here to view 4.Concept Paper for Outcome Budgeting for FAFB & FAC's conference...
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Financial Commissioner (Railways)’s visit to Jaipur on 23rd October, 2015

Shri Sanjoy Mookerjee, FC(Railways) addressed all the Accounts officers, supervisors and staff in the first session. During the address by FC(Rlys), it was stressed that there is a need for Department to move from reactive working to proactive ethos . He stressed that the current financial scenario demanded proactive working. It was further stated that Accounts Officers need to evolve themselves and require to be professionally competent. He stressed on strengthening accounting, internal check and audit mechanism in Account offic...
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Visit of Shri Sanjoy Mookerjee, Financial Commissioner(Railways) to North Eastern Railway, Gorakhpur on 16.10.2015

Financial Commissioner/Railways reviewed the financial performance of NER in presence of all Accounts officers of HQ, Divisions & Workshops. Performance of North Eastern Railway was also reviewed by FC with General Manager and PHODs. FC met representatives of Promotee Officers Association of NER and General Secretary of NERMU and took representations. FC also addressed accounts staff in the afternoon and impressed upon need to adopt professional approach in working and emphasized the need for training for which action has recently bee...
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An article published in "The Economic Times"

An article by Shantanu Nandan Sharma in The Economic Times Magazine Edition’ (18-24 Oct 2015) as to how the chartered accountant in Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu is coming to the fore in the endeavour to make the Railways more efficient, profitable and safe. Click here to read full article...
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Inauguration of FC’s Hotline by Shri S. Mookerjee, Financial Commissioner (Railways) on 14.10.2015

IRAS officers can now send innovative ideas or suggestions directly to the Financial Commissioner (Railways) through FC's Hotline, a new feature added to ‘The IRAS Times’. Comments on the issues will be conveyed through email. To avail this facility, user members are requested to Login. Users are also requested to update their details before sending any message for further interaction....
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FC's first day in office

In his first interaction with IRAS officers, Sri Sanjoy Mookerjee, Financial Commissioner (Railways) shared his vision for the department. He encouraged the cadre to make all necessary efforts to address challenges before the Indian Railways through effective financial management....
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Smt Rajalakshmi Ravikumar, ex FC (Railways)'s farewell message

Smt Rajalakshmi Ravikumar, ex FC (Railways)'s farewell message Click here to view...
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Photographs taken during the farewell function of Smt Rajalakshmi Ravikumar, Retd FC (Railways) on 29.09.2015

Photographs taken during the farewell function of Smt Rajalakshmi Ravikumar, Retd FC (Railways) on 29.09.2015...
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Smt Rajalakshmi Ravikumar,Retd Financial Commissioner (Railways)'s last day in office on 30.09.15

Smt Rajalakshmi Ravikumar,Retd Financial Commissioner (Railways)'s last day in office on 30.09.15...
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FA&CAOs’ conference held on 29-09-2015 at New Delhi

FA&CAOs’ conference was held on 29-09-2015 in Conference hall of Railway Board to review the traffic trends, ordinary working expenses, pension expenditure of 2015-16 and implementation of ARPAN across IR etc. The conference was chaired by FC (Rlys) and was attended by AM(B), AM(F), Advisor (Fin), Advisor (Accounts), Executive Directors of Railway Board and all FA&CAOs of Zonal Railways and Production Units. FC (Rlys), AM(B), AM(F) and Advisor (A) addressed the gathering. A presentation was made regarding performance of all Rail...
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Northern Railway TIA’s conference held on 11/09/2015 at New Delhi

A conference of Northern Railway’s Travelling Inspector of Accounts (TIAs) was held in New Delhi on 11.09.2015. Smt. Rajalakshmi Ravikumar, Financial Commissioner/Railways, released a TIA bulletin, which besides highlighting notable achievements of a few TIAs of Northern Railway, contained important and relevant Railway Board circulars and policies issued in the recent past. The conference, guided by Sh. K.B. Nanda, FA&CAO/NR, was attended by Shri S.K. Agarwal, AGM/ NR; Smt. Vandana Nanda, MD/CRIS; Sh. SanjivGarg, COM/NR; ShRanja...
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Photographs taken during the farewell given by Railway Board to Shri K S Sunila, FA&CAO/COFMOW, who superannuated on 31.07.2015

Photographs taken during the farewell given by Railway Board to Shri K S Sunila, FA&CAO/COFMOW, who superannuated on 31.07.2015...
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All India Traffic Accounts Conference organized on 20/07/2015 at Mumbai

An All India Traffic Accounts Conference was organised by Western Railway on 20/07/2015 at Mumbai. The Topic of the Conference was “ To formalize and standardize procedures of Internal check and Accountal of Passenger Earnings across Indian Railways.” Smt Rajalakshmi Ravikumar, Financial Commissioner, Indian Railways inaugurated the conference which was attended by FA&CAO(T)s of all Zonal Railways. Shri Shahzad Shah, FA&CAO/C.Rly., Shri. P. V. Vaidialingam, Adviser/Finance-Rly. Bd., Smt. Nalini Kak, FA&CAO/W.Rly. and Shri ...
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Accounting Reforms

As a part of the Accounting Reforms Project all Zonal Railways are required to reconstruct their Asset Registers. A letter in this regard is being addressed to General Managers of all Zonal Railways by the Financial Commissioner. It has been stated in the letter that the Forms and Formats of Asset Register and the detailed Guidelines for Valuation of Assets is uploaded on “The IRAS Times” as well as on “eRECON”(http://erecon.railnet.gov.in). Two relevant documents; ...
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Smt. Rajalakshmi Ravikumar, Financial Commissioner (Railways)’s inspection of Izzatnagar & Pilibhit stations in Izzatnagar Division, North Eastern Railway on 5th & 6th June, 2015

Smt. Rajalakshmi Ravikumar, Financial Commissioner (Railways)’s inspection of Izzatnagar & Pilibhit stations in Izzatnagar Division, North Eastern Railway on 5th & 6th June, 2015...
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Meet the Gandhian Runner- Vishwanathan Jayaraman , FA&CAO/Con-I/Southern Railway

* Meet the Gandhian Runner- Vishwanathan Jayaraman, FA&CAO/Con-I/Southern Railway...
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Photographs taken during the FA&CAOs’ review meeting held at East Central Railway HQr/Hajipur on 15.05.2015

The FA&CAOs’ review meeting held at East Central Railway HQr/Hajipur on 15.05.2015 was presided over by Smt. Rajalakshmi Ravikumar, Financial Commissioner/Railways....
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Financial Commissioner (Railways)’s visit to Allahabad on 12th May, 2015

Financial Commissioner (Railways)’s visit to Allahabad on 12th May, 2015...
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Pursuant to a presentation made before VII CPC, memorandum of IRAS Association in coordination with other Account services on 23-07-2014

Memorandum to VII CPC by IRAS Association...
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Smt. Rajalakshmi Ravikumar, Financial Commissioner/Railways at the 60th Railway Week National Awards-2015 function on 13th April'15 at Guwahati (Assam)

Smt. Rajalakshmi Ravikumar, Financial Commissioner/Railways at the 60th Railway Week National Awards-2015 function on 13th April'15 at Guwahati (Assam)...
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Financial Commissioner (Railways)’s visit to Amritsar (Firozpur Division) on 8th March, 2015

Smt. Rajalakshmi Ravikumar, Financial Commissioner (Railways), visited Amritsar Railway station on 08.03.2015. She was apprised of the Station Earnings, cleanliness of trains, Platforms, waiting rooms and circulating area, Cafeteria, Quality of food, Public Address System, LED illumination of Platform and circulating area, parking for four wheelers and two wheelers were inspected including deposits of station outstanding. Attari Railway station was also inspected and she was apprised of Outward/Inward passenger and Goods traffic. The...
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Financial Commissioner (Railways)’s visit to RCF/Kapurthala on 7th March, 2015

During her visit GM/RCF and FA & CAO/RCF welcomed Smt Rajalakshmi Ravikumar, Financial Commissioner (Railways) and a presentation on major activities being undertaken by RCF including new projects like High capacity power car, Noise reduction, Anti theft Fire extinguishers, Braille Display for Interior Marking in Coaches, Air Craft type Pantry, etc. was given by Chief Design Engineer. FA&CAO/RCF apprised FC/Railways of the financial position of RCF including utilisation of Budget and Inventory balances. FC also inaugurated project fo...
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IRAS Probationers of 2011 & 2012 examination batch with Financial Commissioner ( Railways) & Hon'ble MR

IRAS Probationers of 2011 & 2012 examination batch with Financial Commissioner ( Railways) & Hon'ble MR...
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IRAS Probationers of 2011 & 2012 examination batch with Financial Commissioner (Railways) & Hon'ble MOSR

IRAS Probationers of 2011 & 2012 examination batch with Financial Commissioner (Railways) & Hon'ble MOSR...
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IRAS Probationers of 2011 & 2012 examination batch with Financial Commissioner ( Railways)

IRAS Probationers of 2011 & 2012 examination batch with Financial Commissioner ( Railways)...
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Smt. Rajalakshmi Ravikumar,Financial Commissioner/Railways speaking on DD News & ET NOW regarding Railway Budget 2015-2016

Smt. Rajalakshmi Ravikumar,Financial Commissioner/Railways speaking on DD News & ET NOW regarding Railway Budget 2015-16 Smt Rajalakshmi Ravikumar, FC Railways on DD NEWS Smt Rajalakshmi Ravikumar, FC Railways on ET NOW ...
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Photographs taken during the farewell given by Railway Board on 24.02.15 to Smt Rajalakshmi A Venkateswar FA&CAO/IRIFM, Smt Usha Ashok Kumar FA&CAO/SCR & Shri Ravi Prabhat FA&CAO/C-I/NR who would superannuate on 28.02.15

Photographs taken during the farewell given by Railway Board on 24.02.15 to Smt Rajalakshmi A Venkateswar FA&CAO/IRIFM, Smt Usha Ashok Kumar FA&CAO/SCR & Shri Ravi Prabhat FA&CAO/C-I/NR who would superannuate on 28.02.15...
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National Academy of Indian Railways- Distinguished Alumnus Award

As you are all aware , on January 31 every year , the National Academy of Indian Railways (NAIR) , Vadodara celebrates its Foundation Day on which the Distinguished Alumnus Award for the year is presented to one meritorious railway officer, selected from across ten All India Railway Services in recognition of outstanding contribution. Some of the past recipients include former CMDs of PSUs like E Sreedharan ( DMRC) , P S Bami (NTPC) , K P Singh (RITES , Tata Projects) , R.Dayal (Concor) , B Rajaram (Konkan Rly) , D V Kapoor (DVC), K...
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Complete Programme of IRAS DAY-2014 :DELHI CHAPTER

Welcome Address by Shri K.B.Nanda, FA&CAO/Northern Railway Address by Smt Saroj Rajware Additional Member (Budget)/Railway Board Address by Shri N.P.Srivastav, Former FC/Rlys Part-1 Address by Sh...
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IRAS DAY 2014 - GORAKHPUR CHAPTER

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IRAS DAY 2014- SECUNDERABAD CHAPTER

IRAS DAY CELEBRATIONS – SECUNDERABAD CHAPTER AT CTARA/SC IRAS DAY 2014 was celebrated by IRAS Officers of SCR on 29.11.2014 at CTARA. Retired and serving IRAS Officers attended the celebrations. A seminar on “FDI IN RAILWAYS – OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES” was organized, in which the guest speaker Prof. G.K. Srikanth of IBS, Hyderabad deliberated upon pros & cons of FDI in Railways & also explained the need to equip the Organisation to suit the FDI and it generated discussions among the participants. Smt. Usha. A. Kumar, F...
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IRAS DAY 2014 - BENGALURU CHAPTER

IRAS DAY Celebrations 2014 SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY IRAS DAY was celebrated by South Western Railway in Nandi Officers Club, Bengaluru. Senior Retired Officers Shri. Parthasarathy, Shri. K.B.Verma, Shri. L.R.Ganesh, Shri. Ananthanarayanan and Smt. Vandana Singhal participated in the celebrations. Shri. B.Pandey welcomed them to the function. In the morning session, Dr. L. Prasad, Professor IIM Bengaluru, made a presentation on “Leadership”. In the evening session, the Retired Officers addressed the gathering and Shri. K.B.Verma mad...
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IRAS DAY 2014-JAIPUR CHAPTER

IRAS DAY 2014-JAIPUR CHAPTER IRAS day was celebrated on North Western Railway precincts on 29/11/2014. This meeting was attended by over 27 serving IRAS officers apart from 4 retired IRAS officers in Jaipur as special invitees. Amongst these retired officers Shri K.M. Meena and Shri P.R. Rathi who retired in SAG were present. The in-house interactive session held a free and frank discussion on “Railway Reforms – The role of IRAS”. Views of all the participants right from Junior Scale to HAG were shared based on their percep...
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IRAS DAY 2014-MUMBAI CHAPTER

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IRAS DAY 2014-ALLAHABAD CHAPTER

IRAS Day in North Central Railway and CORE, Allahabad North Central Railway and Central Organization for Railway Electrification celebrated IRAS Day in North Central Railway Headquarters at Allahabad on 29.11.2014. All the IRAS Officers of North Central Railway and CORE, Allahabad along with retired IRAS officers attended the IRAS Day celebrations. On the eve of the occasion, a family get-together was organized at DSA Club at Allahabad. During the get-together, cultural Programme was also organized with a mix of classical, folk ...
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IRAS DAY 2014 - RCF CHAPTER

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IRAS Day - Varanasi Chapter

IRAS Day was celebrated at DLW Varanasi on 29/11/2014. All the serving IRAS Officers of DLW and retired IRAS Officers residing at Varanasi attended the celebrations. Shri Atul Mohan, FA&CAO, DLW presided the function and in his key note address, he stated about changing role of IRAS Officers in present changing times and difficult financial scenario of Indian Railways. He said that now the IRAS Officers have to play greater role for the development of Indian Railways. Shri Hridai Narain, FA&CAO/TOT, DLW also shared his views regarding...
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Photographs taken during the farewell given by Railway Board on 25.08.14 to Sh Ranjan Tewari, FA&CAO/SER & Mrs Chetna Kumar, FA&CAO/NR who would superannuate on 31.08.14

Photographs taken during the farewell given by Railway Board on 25.08.14 to Sh Ranjan Tewari, FA&CAO/SER & Mrs Chetna Kumar, FA&CAO/NR who would superannuate on 31.08.14...
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IRAS DAY 2014 - WCR CHAPTER

IRAS Day on West Central Railway was celebrated with lot of enthusiasm on 29th November which was attended by retired and serving officers. The keynote address was delivered by Smt Anuradha Mukhedkar, FA&CAO in which she stated that the Role of IRAS officer has become even more critical considering the changing times and difficult financial scenario and there is a need to re-invent ourselves. This was followed by addresses by Shri Kartik Chauhan, FA&CAO(C) who stated that this is a occasion to introspect the contribution made to the...
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MRS. VIJAYAKANTH, FC WITH IRAS PROBATIONERS, 2010 BATCH

FC’s address to IRAS probationers - 2010: FC addressed the IRAS probationers and highlighted the important role of IRAS officers in Indian Railways in all facets of Railway working. She said that pride in the service and a professional approach is important. She also highlighted how important it is to cherish the values we imbibed from our parents all through our life and also the importance of maintaining high level of integrity in personal and official life. She expressed her happiness over the fact that highly technically ...
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IRAS-2010 Probationers, Railway Board visit

IRAS-2010 batch probationers on Railway Board attachment...
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FC's visit to NCR

FA&CAO,NCR welcomed the Financial Commissioner (Railways) and apprised her about the financial performance of North Central Railway in 2012-13.Traffic earnings during the period April,2012-January,2013 have recorded a growth rate of 22.26 per cent whereas the Working Expenses during this period have increased by 16.48 per cent as compared to the corresponding period of previous year. This has resulted in the Operating Ratio of 61.24 per cent indicating an improvement of 2.52 percentage points over CPPY. NCR has fully implemented PRIME...
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FC(Railways)'s ECR visit

FC(Railways)'s conducted a review of East Central Railway along with ED Accounts/Railway Board...
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Honble FC(Rly)'s Visit to SECR

Honble FC(Rly)'s Visit to SECR on 11th and 12 Jan 2013....
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FCs Visit- Construction Unit, Bangalore

FC’s VISIT AND REVIEW OF `ON-GOING WORKS’ OF CONSTRUCTION UNIT, BANGALORE, SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY ON 28.03.2013 • FA&CAO/CN/BNC welcomed the Financial Commissioner (Railways). • The meeting commenced with a brief overview and progress of 32 sanctioned works of South Western Railway by CAO/CN/BNC. It was highlighted that SWR will be completing 116 Kms of New Line / Gauge Conversion / Doubling, thereby exceeding the Railway Board’s target. • A budget review of Revenue Demands, Survey Works and Sanctioned p...
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VISIT OF ADDITIONAL MEMBER FINANCE TO NFR

Shri Arjun Rakshit, Add Member Finance, visited Maligaon headqtr office of NFR on 14.12.12. FA&CAO welcomed him warmly with a bouquet and the traditional gamacha.Shri Rakshit reviewed the overall performance of Accounts dept of NFR with lot of interest and sagacity. A presentation was made on the financial performance of NFR. Shri Rakshit in his address provided very insightful and potent suggestions and ideas which illuminated the officers of NFR a great deal about the benefits of bringing systemic improvements.FA&CAO thanked Shri ...
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About IRAS

As a part of the scheme of reorganization of the Railway Board as recommended by the Acworth Committee (1921), the Financial Commissioner for Railways was appointed in April 1923. This was followed by the Separation Convention of 1924 by which the Railway finances were separated from the General Finances of the Government of India. The process of the separation of the Accounting and Auditing functions on the Railways was completed in 1929, with the responsibility for the compilation of all the Accounts for the Indian Railways passing on from the Auditor General to the Financial Commissioner, Railways. This, incidentally, marked the beginning of the Indian Railway Accounts Service (IRAS) as a cadre distinct from that of the Indian Audit and Accounts Service. The Financial Commissioner for Railways represents the Ministry of Finance on the Railway Board and also functions ex-officio as Secretary to Government of India in the Ministry of Railways in financial matters. In this capacity, ...

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Shri Sanjoy Mookerjee
Financial Commissioner (Railways)