Tag: Indian Railways

Good news for women track maintainers, loco pilots in the Railways

Of the about 99,000 women employed by the Railways, a couple of thousands work in the engineering, mechanical and electrical departments. Some of these...

Railway Board asked to raise pay for train controllers to fill...

There appears to be a dearth of train controllers in the Indian Railways ever since the direct recruitment of traffic apprentices was stopped in...

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...

How this energy company is championing employee inclusivity & engagement

In today’s competitive business landscape, fostering an inclusive and engaging work environment is not just a feel-good initiative; it’s a strategic imperative. Jakson Green,...

Trident’s Asmita leaves blossom into inclusive workplaces

Forget the tired trope of corporate activism. In the heart of India's textile industry, Trident, a manufacturing company, is quietly weaving a revolution in...
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Engagement is outdated: The future of success lies in ‘employee involvement’

In the ever-evolving landscape of the contemporary workplace, a profound metamorphosis is underway, challenging the conventional emphasis on employee engagement. This paradigm shift posits...
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Tata Steel: Journey through excellence in talent acquisition 

Tata Steel, part of the Tata Group, is a multinational steel-making company headquartered in Mumbai, India. It is one of the world's leading steel...

China’s new approach to work-life balance with unhappy leaves

With an aim to foster a healthier work-life balance for employees, a Chinese company has come up with a refreshing move. The company has...

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Levi Strauss to cut roles in Belgium

Levi Strauss, also called Levi’s, is implementing job cuts at its European headquarters in Michelin, Belgium. As reported by a daily, the decision follows...

Nisha Popli is the new head-HR, Tata Trusts

Nisha Popli has been appointed as the new head-human resources, at Tata Trusts, effective 1 April 2024. Prior to this, she was associated with...

Norwegian wage deal raises pay and worker training, delays rate cut expectations

A marathon negotiation session brokered by the state mediator has averted a large-scale strike in Norway and set a potentially inflationary benchmark for upcoming...

Employee autonomy: Striking the Goldilocks zone

Remember the buzz surrounding companies such as Apple in its heyday? Brilliant minds, unchained from micromanagement, were free to unleash their creative problem-solving on...

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