- Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineers
The Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineers (IRSEE) is a
cadreof the Government of India. The officers of this service are responsible for managing the Electrical EngineeringOrganisation of the Indian Railways
recruitmentto the cadre is done through the Indian Engineering Servicesexam
The selection exam is conducted by the
Union Public Service Commission(UPSC) of India. The UPSC is responsible for recruiting middle and top-level bureaucrats for the Government of India
Role and Function
The officers of this cadre are responsible to maintain the assets of the Electrical Department in Indian railways. Mainly divided in following branches General Service, Traction Operation, Traction distribution, Traction Rolling Stock.
The IRSEE was created as an organised service after the nationalisation of the Indian Railways (1947-50). The Electrical Department was designated a "minor department" and was under the Mechanical Department ("the major department") headed by Member (Mechanical) Railway Board. The Advisor (Electrical) reported to the Member (Mechanical) at the Railway Board.
In 1987, after the Fourth Pay Commission, the Railway Board was expanded and a Member (Electrical) created to look after the Electrical Department and the Signal & Telecommunications Department.
The IRSEE is headed by a Member (Electrical) in the Railway Board (Ministry of Railways). Member (Electrical) is better known by the acronym ML. In each of the zones the organisation is headed by a Chief Electrical Engineer. The CEE reports to the General Manager of the Railway. The office of the Member (Electrical) of the Railway Board guides the CEE on technical matters and policy.
At the divisional level the Sr Divisional Electrilcal Engineers (General, Traction Operation, Traction Distribution, Electrilcal Loco Shed) head the organisation. The Sr DEE reports to the Divisional Railway Manager of the Division. Technical supervision is provided by the zonal Chief Electrical Engineer.
The probationers of IRSEE cadre are trained at
IRIEEN(Indian Railways Institute of Electrical Engineering), Nasik, Maharashtra. Names and phone numbers of IRSEE Central Railway Officers are available here [http://kuldeepkumarjain.googlepages.com IRSEE CR ]
Centralised Training Institutes of the Indian Railways Indian Railway Organisational Structure
IRSEE Site can be accessed at www.freewebs.commanojsemwal
= You can find the names of IRSEE Central Railway Electrical Officers at [http://kuldeepkumarjain.googlepages.com IRSEE CR] = =
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