(a) The apex body in Health Directorate headed by Director General Railway Health Services at Railway Board, Rail Mantralaya, New Delhi .
(b) Zonal level ? There are 16 Zonal Railways. Each Zonal Railway is headed by one Chief Medical Director (CMD) with Chief Health Directors in some Zones and 2 to 3 Dy.CMDs assisted by few Group ?B? officers.
(c) Divisional level ? Mostly headed by Chief Medical Superintendents. In some places Sr. Medical Superintendents are working as in-charge.
A. Regularly Appointed Medical Officers
(Called IRMS cadre)
Total 2506 numbers
A 1 Scale with break up
No. of posts
DG/RHS (Rs 80000/- fixed)
HAG (Rs67,000 to Rs 79,000)
Pin Point SAG (Rs 37,000 to Rs 67,000)+ Grade pay 10,000 +
NFSG + JAG + SS + Jr Scale
General duty Medical officers & specialist doctors
In addition Approx. 1000 Senior Residents/Junior Residents, House Officers, etc are working
over Indian Railways
B. Other Medical Officers working in various Rly Hospitals
B.1. Visitingspecialists: Total as available 575
Maximum Number of Honorary Visiting Specialists that can be engaged
Names of Railway Hospitals
Maximum number that can be engaged
1.1 For Central Hospitals of C.Rly., E.Rly, N.Rly.,
S.Rly.,S.ERly. & W.Rly.
15X6 = 90
15 Nos. in each of the Hospital
1.2. For Central Hospitals of N.ERailway, N.F. Railway
& S.C.Railway. -
10X3 = 30
10 Nos. in each of the Hospital
1.3. For Central Hospitals for Newly formed Zones
E.C.Rly., ECo.Rly.,N.C.Rly.,N.W.Rly., S.E.C. Rly.
, S. W.Rly. & W.C.Rly.
10 Nos. in each of the Hospital
1.4. Ten Number of Major/Special Railway Hospitals
1.C.Rly.Hospital - Nagpur.
2. C.Rly Hospital - Bhusawal.
3. E.Rly.Hospital - Asansol.
4. N.Rly.Hospital - CharbaghL,ucknow
5. N.C.Rly.Hospital - Jhansi.
6. N.E.Rly.Hospital ? CRI/Varanasi.
8. S.Rly.Hospital - Tiruchirapally.
9. S.C.Rly.Hospital - Vijaywada.
10.S.E.Rly. Hospital - Kharagpur.
6 Nos in each of the Hospital
1.5. 43 Nos. of Divisional Hospitals
4 Nos in each of the Hospital.
(List of 43 Divisional Hospitals enclosed at Annexure- ’A’) Available under Folder ?Circulars?
1.6. 30 balance number of Sub-Divisional/Production Units
Workshop based Hospitals/Extra Divisional Hospitals (There are in total 53 such hospitals, out of which, Order for 21X3 such hospitals have been issued.
For 2 hospitals it is not recommended at present.) 3 in each of these Hospitals .
( List of 30 number of above such Hospitals is given in Annexure ’8’) Available under Folder ?Circulars?
Total= 512 +63
2. These will replace the existing Honorary Consultants. Tenure of these Consultants should not be extended if a Honorary Visiting specialist is being taken in lieu.
With the implementation of this scheme, the Honorary VisitingSpecialists will be giving consultations & performing operations and other advice as required. They would be performing operations also in the Railway Hospitals, and those cases which require referral and the condition of that patient is such that it is manageable during operation and post operative period in that Railway Hospital, will not be referred to Private/Govt. hospitals, for the specialty for which visiting specialists are available in that Railway Hospital. It is further clarified that few high risk patients will still be required to be referred to higher medical Centres
East Central Railway
East Coast Railway
North Central Railway
North Eastern Railway
Northeast Frontier Railway
North West Railway
South Central Railway
South Eastern Railway
South East Central Railway
South Western Railway
West Central Railway
C. Group B Officers
Total No.of Posts
Assistant Nursing Officer
Assistant Pharmacy Officer
Assistant Health Education Officer
Assistant Physiotherapy Officer
Assistant Health Officer
Assistant Dietetics Officer
5.2 Non-gazetted Cadre
Total No. of posts
For Hospital & Health Units
Salary from 11-210
For Sanitation work
Salary from 11-310
Source : Ministry of Railways (Railway Board) CMS Team Last Reviewed on: 21-09-2016
This is the Portal of Indian Railways, developed with an objective to enable a
single window access to information and services being provided by the
various Indian Railways entities. The content in this Portal is the result of a
collaborative effort of various Indian Railways Entities and Departments Maintained by CRIS, Ministry of Railways, Government of India.