Southern Railway Recruitment 2024 | 10th Pass | engagement of facilitators for Automatic Ticket Vending Machines | ATVM Notification 2024

Calling for application for engagement of facilitators for Automatic Ticket Vending Machines
The Senior Divisional Commercial Manager, Chennai Division, Chennai -600 003, for and on
behalf of the President of India, invites applications from Retired Railway employees/General
Public, for engagement of facilitators for issue of unreserved tickets through Automatic Ticket
Vending Machines (ATVMs) installed in stations over Chennai Division. The stations and the number
of facilitators to be engaged against each are given below.

S. No .Station NameStn. CodeCateg oryFacilitator to be engaged                                             S. No .Station NameStn. CodeCategoryFacilitato r to be engaged
1Chennai CentralMASNSG 1123TaramaniTRMNSG 31
2Chennai EgmoreMSNSG 1224ChepaukMCPKSG 31
3TambaramTBMNSG 1525ChintadripetMCPTSG 31
4Arakkonam JnAJJNSG 2226TiruvallikkeniMTCNSG 31
5AvadiAVDNSG 2327Chennai FortMSFSG 32
6Chengalpattu JnCGLNSG 2328NungambakkamNBKSG 33
7PeramburPERNSG 3429SaidapetSPSG 32
8MambalamMBMNSG 3630St.ThomasmountSTMSG 35
9GuduvancheriGINSG 3331PallavaramPVSG 33
10PerunglathurPRGLNSG 3132ChrompetCMPSG 34
11TiruttaniTRTNSG 4233Tambaram sanitoriumTBMSSG 31
12TindivanamTMVNSG 5134MinambakkamMNSG 31
13Chennai beachMSBSG 1435Chennai ChetpetMSCSG 31
14VelacheriVLCYSG 2536TirusulamTLMSG 31
15GuindyGDYSG 2537PonneriPONSG 31
16PalavanthangalPZASG 2138EnnoreENRSG 31
17AmbatturABUSG 3339AthipattuAIPSG 31
18VillivakkamVLKSG 3140KavaraipettaiKVPSG 31
19BasinbridgeBBQSG 3141TiruvottiyurTVTSG 31
20TiruninravurTISG 3142TiruvanmiyurTYMRSG32
21Vyasarpadi jeevaVJMSG 31Total 91
22PattabiramPABSG 32                                                 

The advertisement notice and application form are available in Southern Railway
website –

Date of availability of application form in website From 30.05.2024 (Thursday)
Date of issue of application form in the website From 30.05.2024 (Thursday)
Last date for submission of file in application forms Upto 15:00 hrs of 20.06.2024

Eligibility conditions

  1. Railway Employee
    a) All retired Railway employees who had served in any Department of Southern Railway
    are eligible to apply.
    b) Spouses and adult children of retired Railway employees may also be allowed to assist
    and work as facilitators in addition to retired Railway employees working as facilitators.
    (Only one person for one retired Railway employee to be nominated by him/her)
    c) Spouse/adult children of retired railway employee shall not have any claim for
    employment in Railways. An undertaking to be given by Retired Railway employees on
    their engagement.
    d) Applicants residing near the station of choice will be given preference.
    e) No Railway staff who has been removed/dismissed from the service on the grounds of
    doubtful integrity will be engaged as facilitator.

  1. General Public
    a) General Public applying for the engagement of ATVM facilitator should be not below
    than 18 years of age – Proof for age to be enclosed.
    b) A matriculate/SSLC or equivalent exam passed – Proof for educational Qualification to
    be enclosed.
    c) A resident of the same district where the station applied is situated – Proof of residential
    address to be enclosed.
    d) Police verification certificate from the local police station serving the residence to
    be enclosed.
    e) Applicant should be able to converse in English, Hindi and Regional Language. At
    least, the regional language is essential.
    f) The applicant should submit a copy of submit his/her Aadhar Card and PAN card with
    the application failing which his/her application will not be considered.

  1. Terms of engagement
    a) While shortlisting candidates from general public for engaging as facilitator, in case
    retired railway employees also express their willingness, preference will be given to
    retired railway employees for engaging as facilitator.
    b) The station applied for should be selected by the applicant. The applicant can apply
    for one station only.
    c) If more applications are received against requi5rement, the selection will made by
    drawal of lots
    d) The tenure of ATVM facilitator will be for one year up to 31.03.2025 which may be
    extended on yearly basis as per Railway Board’s guidelines.
    e) No remuneration will be paid by Railways. The facilitator is eligible for 3% of the
    commission of the value of tickets sold subject to rules in force.
    f) For operation of ATVM, facilitators will be rostered by the station in-charge on rotation
    g) Commencement and closure of work should be reported to the station in-charge every
    day duly recording the same in the register kept for this purpose.
    h) The cleanliness of the ATVM and its surrounding area will be responsibility of the
    i) General public engaged as facilitator will only operate the ATVM and shall not
    nominate any other person to operate the ATVM on his behalf.
    j) General Public holding smart cards and using ATVMs should be given priority.
    k) The facilitators can retain the incentive of 3 % given on every re-charge of smart card.
    l) The facilitator should also accept payment by Digital mode from public and will not
    deny the same.
    m) The rate of 3% is liable to change by Railways any time and the facilitator will not hold
    the right for claiming any arrears / compensation / employment.
    n) The facilitator should be in a presentable manner in the prescribed uniform by the
    Railway administration and converse courteously with the passengers. He/she should
    display the identity card with photograph issued by Railway Administration.
    o) All instructions issued by the Railway Administration from time to time will be strictly
    followed by the facilitator.
    p) If any lapse or malpractice is detected and is proven against the facilitator, then
    Railway may impose a minimum penalty of Rs.1000 on first offence, Rs.2000/- on second
    offence and on subsequent offences. If proven guilty, engagement of facilitator will be
    q) An agreement has to be executed with Railway Administration by the facilitator duly
    incorporating the terms of engagement

  1. Smart card
    The facilitator engaged
    a) Will purchase a maximum of three smart card from the station to which he/she is
    b) Will use only the registered smart card for issuing tickets to public through ATVM.
    c) Can do any number of re-charges as per his requirement.
    d) Will intimate the loss of smart card to the Commercial Supervisor/SM of the station
    where he/she is engaged and purchase another smart card in lieu of the lost card and
    register the same.
    e) The smart cards will be continued to be sold to General Public and they will get priority
    in getting tickets through ATVMs.
  2. Security Deposit (for general public)
    a) The stations are divided into two main divisions (a) NSG I & NSG II and Other than NSG
    I and NSG II.
    b) If general public is engaged as facilitator he/she will have to remit the following sum
    as refundable security deposit in the form of money receipt or Fixed Deposit/Demand
    Category of Station Security Deposit
    NSG-1 & NSG-2 Rs.50,000/-
    Other Stations Rs.25,000/-
    c) The applicant will be issued with Letter of Award (LOA) on engagement of facilitator.
    He/she will have to commence work within 15 days of the receipt of the LOA. The
    Security Deposit will have to be remitted before commencement of the work.
    d) If the applicant fails to commence the work or remit the Security Deposit after the
    receipt of LOA, his engagement will be cancelled.
    e) On completion of the contract, pending dues, if any, due by the facilitator will be
    adjusted from the Security deposit and balance will be refunded to the facilitator. In
    case if it is proved that the ATVM has been damaged due to any act of omission or
    commission on the part of the facilitator, the cost of repair will be borne by the

f) In case the ATVM facilitator expresses inability to operate ATVM, after being engaged
as ATVM facilitator, the security deposit made by the ATVM facilitator will be forfeited.

  1. How to apply
     The application can be downloaded from website
     Only one application should be submitted by an applicant. Multiple applications
    will be summarily rejected.
     All the information asked for in the application should be correctly filled in.
    Incomplete applications forms are liable to be rejected.
     The filled in application form with the enclosures as prescribed should be put in a
    sealed cover. The cover should be super scribed as “Application for engagement
    as Facilitator to operate ATVMs at __ station”.
     The sealed cover should be dropped in the box kept for the purpose in the Office of
    the Senior Divisional Commercial Manager, Chennai Division, IInd floor, NGO
    Annexe, Park town, Chennai – 600 003 between 10:00 hours and 15:00 hours on
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S.No.Name Of WorkDepartmentEOI No.Uploading DateLast Date
1Application for engagement as Automatic Ticket Vending Machine (ATVM) Facilitator Over Chennai Division from Retired Railway Employees & General PublicCommercialM/C.378/ATVM/2024 Dt 30.05.202420-06-202420-06-2024

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