Tag: Indian Railways

Pay hike of Rs 2,500 – 4,000 for Indian Railways staff

There is good news for about 80,000 supervisory-level staff members of the Indian Railways. The Government has given the nod to the proposal to...

78-day bonus for 11 lakh railway employees

For the twelfth year in succession, eligible employees of the Indian Railways will receive their productivity-linked bonus (PLB), which is equal to 78 days’...

Indian Railways eliminated 72,000 posts in 6 years

Indian Railways has abolished at least 72,000 Group C and D posts over the last six years in response to a proposal for surrendering...

Indian Railways announces bonus, employs 3000 family members of staff on...

The Railways has announced a productivity-linked bonus which is equal to 78 days’ salary for about 11.56 lakh eligible non-gazetted Railway staff. This bonus,...

“Continue night allowance”: Indian Railway Ticket Checking Staff Organisation

A legal notice sent to the Railway Board, by the Indian Railway Ticket Checking Staff Organisation, has pointed out that night allowance cannot be...

How to reward brave hearts

Indian Railways pointsman Mayur Shelke needs no introduction, today. The video of the brave heart, risking his own life to save the life of...

Indian Railways digitises HRMS to improve productivity and efficiency

Indian Railways has launched the 100 per cent digitised online Human Resource Management System (HRMS) in a bid to improve productivity and ensure employee...

Indian Railways staff demand bonus, threaten strike

Members of the All India Railwaymen’s Federation (AIRF) which has a membership of about 14 lakh, has threatened ‘direct action’ if the bonuses of...

Indian Railways engages over 12,276 workers in projects across 6 states

The 125-day Garib Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyan has given employment to about 12,276 workers and generated about 10,66,246 man-days of work as on September 25,...

Indian Railways to hire for 1.4 lakh vacancies

The first stage of computer-based tests or CBT by the Indian Railways, to fill about 1.4 lakh vacancies, will begin with effect from December...

Historical virtual send-off for Railways staff amidst pandemic

For the first time in the history of the Indian Railways, 2,320 employees who superannuated on July 31, were given a virtual send-off. Amidst...

Railways to employ migrant workers through MGNREGA

With thousands of migrant labourers returning to their villages and struggling to survive without jobs, the Indian Railways has decided to employ them under...

Railways to protect its 13 lakh employees, drafts protocol

Following the death of two railway employees from COVID-19, the Central Railways has drafted a protocol that identifies all the potential quarantine facilities to...

Central-government staff assured of service by Railway hospitals during pandemic

The Ministry of Railways has assured all central-government employees that all railway hospitals across India will be available to provide them services during these...

Next stop, digitisation: Indian Railways

Indian Railways has finally onboarded the digital train for its human resources, and railway employees will be reaping the benefits soon. While the Government-led...

No negative marks in some exams of Railway Board

Not all employees are in favour of negative marking in the exams for promotion, as suggested by the Railway Board. This proposal has started...

Employees oppose attempt to privatise 50 railway stations and 150 passenger...

Employee unions of the Indian Railways are up in arms against the Ministry of Railways’ decision to appoint a group of secretaries to look...

Swiggy to hire 3 lakh delivery personnel in 18 months

Looks like Swiggy is all set to become one of the largest employers in the private sector, similar to the Army and the Indian...

Railways’ corporatisation and privatisation expected to render 3 lakh jobless

The Government has finally realised that in order for Indian Railways to provide fast and high-quality services to match that of the developed countries...

Indian Railways to lay off 3 lakh under-performing staff

In a bid to get rid of underperformers, the zonal railways offices are busy compiling a list of staff members with disciplinary issues, those...

Hiring on for more than 2.94 lakh employees in the Railways

As on 1 June 2019, over 2.98 lakh vacancies existed in the Indian Railways. The hiring process is presently going on for more than...

A year of good news for Indian Railways’ employees

Staff of the Indian Railways who have been living in quarters or accommodation provided by their employer have reason to celebrate. The Railways has...

Microsoft app to connect Indian Railways’ employees to healthcare services

Indian Railways, will now use the Microsoft Kaizala app to ensure timely healthcare facilities for its employees across the country. The app can be...

Employees of the Indian Railways to enjoy income tax rebate

It was announced by the Railways Ministry that salaried people with income less than Rs 5,00,000 will not have to pay tax. The standard...

7th Pay Commission offers 3 times more duty allowance to Class...

The Government is expected to increase the duty allowance of Class 4 Indian Railways employees by three times. According to reports, the move has...

Indian Railways is now set to rely on emotional intelligence to...

The Indian Railways had earlier adopted artificial intelligence (AI) to resolve the issue of signal failures. Now, it has gone a step ahead and...

Intel implements pay cuts; CEO to take 25% cut

It hasn’t been long since Intel announced the layoff of about 340 people in California. And now, it is reportedly resorting to pay cuts....

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EPFO may amend pension scheme

The Ministry of Labour and the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) are planning to re-examine the Employee Pension Scheme (EPS) so that it becomes...

OLX, Intel, Impossible Foods, and Philips layoff globally

Intel is cutting 340 jobs at its Folsom, California campus, as informed to state and local officials.   The layoff is announced due to a ‘challenging...

‘Employer cannot impose COVID-19 vaccination’: Delhi HC

Much to the relief of a government school lecturer, the Delhi High Court ruled that no employer can force an employee to get vaccinated...

Major pay cut for senior executives: Google

Google CEO Sundar Pichai has hinted at a major pay cut for senior executives following the recent termination of 12,000 employees. During a town...

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