GOVERNMENT OF INDIA/भारत सरकार
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS/रेल मंत्रालय
New Delhi, dated 09.05.2022
The General Manager,
Sub: Closure of Indian Railway Conference Association (IRCA) & Neutral Control Organisation (NCO).
Ministry of Railways has decided to close down Indian Railway Conference Association (IRCA) alongwith Neutral Control Organisation (NCO). With regard to the functions of IRCA & NCO, following instructions are issued:
i) Work of preparation of hiring and penalty charges for wagon inter-change among various Zonal Railways may be generated by the system by making suitable provision in the FOIS software. Similarly, preparation of hiring and penalty charges for wagon inter-change with Bangladesh Railways should be entrusted to FOIS.
ii) The activities of publication of tariff books and allotment of station codes, which are once in a while activity, should be entrusted to the Commercial Dte of Railway Board.
iii) The work of NCO to be assigned to the Railways. Further guidelines will be issued by the Mechanical Dte. of Board’s office for the Quality Check work of POH/ROH Depots under PCMEs.
iv) As regards staff matters, Establishment Directorate of Board’s office, will issue necessary instructions in consultation with Mechanical Dte.
The above issues with the approval of the competent authority.
(Sushil Kumar Singh)