A key reason for the abandoning the 92 year-old practice of a separate railway budget from 2017-18 may have been hastened by the state-transportation giant’s delicate balance sheet.
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval to pay Productivity Linked Bonus (PLB) equivalent to 78 days wages to eligible non-gazetted railway employees (excluding RPF/RPSF personnel) for the financial year 2015-16.
Ad-hoc bonus for 30 days to the Group ‘C’ & ‘D’ RPF/RPSF personnel for the financial year 2014-2015: Railway Board Order
Productivity Linked Bonus for Railway Employees – AIRF writes to Railway board for PLB @ Rs.7000 p.m. along with arrears, since ceiling has been enhanced
BPS requests Railways Minister for digitalization of Railway Pensions
All India Railwaymen’s Federation letter regarding scheme of filling-up of higher grade non-gazetted posts, classified as both "Selection and Non-Selection" on the basis of benchmarking that was introduced by the Railway Board as a Pilot Project, has been working well and has facilitated smooth and hassle-free promotions of the non-gazetted staff, thereby proving its worth. By virtue of this scheme of promotion, delay on the name of selection has almost been weeded out.
Railway Board has issued a Circular regarding continuing Leased Accommodation allotted for the Railway Officers or Staff who is proceeding on Study Leave. Leased Accommodation can be continued as per the existing norms for 6 months and from 6 months to one year on twice the licence fee.
NFIR wants to exempt from NPS and want to implement pension scheme at par with ex-servicemen and to implement OROP. This will benefit 1.3 million Railwaymen. NFIR refers the report of the Dr.Anil Kakodkar committee, Submitted to the Railway Ministry in the year 2012.
While Railway Board allows Railway Pass for Mentally disabled son of serving or retired railway employee, spouse of such children will be not be given Railway Pass as ordered by Railway Board
Railway Board has clarified that Sports Quota will be based on the medal winning position in All India Inter University Championships only through open Advertisement quota
Railway Board clarifies that Trainees to be given regular Pay band and Grade Pay only on acquiring Minimum Qualification
Ministry of Railways has revised its policy of ceiling in number of Homeopathic and Ayurvedic dispensaries
Highlights of Railway Budget 2015-16
Railway Board PNM Meeting with NFIR – Minutes of the PNM meeting between Railway Board and National Federation of Indian Railwayme
Railway Board PNM Meeting with AIRF – Minutes of the meeting between Railway Board and All India Railwaymen’s Federation