Completion of pending APAR for the year 2022-2023 : Railway Board extended timeline

Completion of pending APAR for the year 2022-2023 : Railway Board extended timeline

Completion of pending APAR for the year 2022-2023 : Railway Board extended timeline

RAILWAY BOARD (रेलवे बोर्ड)

File No. PC-VII/2023/HRMS/3 (Pt. 1) New Delhi, Dated 12/01/2024


The General Managers,
All India Railways/PUs/TTs
(As per standard mailing list)

Sub: Extension of timelines for completion of pending APAR for the year 2022-2023.

Ref: Railway Board’s letters of even number dated 21.06.2023, 16.08.2023 & 18.10.2023.

Kindly refer to Board’s letters mentioned above wherein timelines for completion of various stages in finalisation of APAR of 2022-2023 was communicated.

2. Through the aforesaid communication timelines for completion of the APARs have been extended several occasions. However, it has been observed that around 8000 APARs are still pending at various levels across.

3. References have been received from field units for opening of the APAR window again for finalising the pending APARs at various stages. Considering these requests and also taking into account of the interest of the employees, it has been decided by the competent authority to extend the timelines for completion of APAR for 2022-2023 as under :

S. No. Activity Revised Timelines
1. Reporting officer’s remarks 15th – 25th January, 2024
2. Reviewing Officer’s remarks and Acceptance by Accepting authority 15th – 31st January, 2024

4. No extension of timelines has been given for submitting the self-appraisal.

5. The communication of APAR to the officer reported upon and subsequent processes of submission of representation if any on APAR and completing the entire process relating to representation submitted by the official shall be completed by 15th February, 2024. The facility for submitting the representation will only be applicable in respect of the APARs finalised during the period mentioned above and not applicable to the APARs already finalised.

6. If any APARs are pending at any stages thereafter, the same will be treated as finalised at the stage where it is pending. No extension of further timelines will be granted in any circumstances and no request for finalisation of the APARs for any stage and will be entertained.

5. This issues with the approval of Competent Authority.

(Jaya Kumar G)
Dy. Director, PC-VII & HRMS
Railway Board

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