GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (RAILWAY BOARD)
N0.2008/H/5/18 New Delhi, dated 20.5.2011
The General Managers, All Indian Railways, (Including PUs).
Sub:- Periodic Medical examination relaxation for Loco Pilots declared with type II Diabetes - Amendment to Annexure-III (Para 509, 512) — 12.7.2 of IRMM- 2000.
Pursuant to the demand raised by Staff Side as DC/JCM item, the issue of relaxing the medical standards of Loco Pilots suffering from Diabetes Mellitus have been considered by the Board and the following has been decided -
Employees in safety category (A1, A2 and A3) & RPF who are suffering from Diabetes Mellitus can be declared fit for the respective categories if Diabetes is controlled on diet and/or on Tab. Metformin (oral hypoglycemic drug) upto 2gm/day only.
Periodic medical examination of such employee is to be conducted every year in addition to regular follow up as per the advice of the treating physician.
The in-service employee of A-one category who had been declared unfit due to Diabetes Mellitus prior to issue of this Board’s letter will not be considered for re-medical examination.
This issues in consultation with Safety, Mechanical, Electrical & Establishment Dtes. of Board’s office
Accordingly an ACS to Annex III (Para 509, 512)- 12.7.2 of IRMM-2000 is enclosed
Hindi version will follow.
This supersedes the instructions contained in Board’s letter of even number dated 03.05.11.
sd/- (Dr. D.P. Pande) Executivc Director Health(Plg.) Railway Board