Action against employees for unauthorised absence

Action against employees for unauthorised absense – PIB new on Railways drive against employees on unauthorized absence

Railway Minister’s reply to Lok Sabha regarding Action against employees for unauthorised absense

In November, 2017, a drive was launched by the Railways to identify employees on unauthorised absence in various Zonal Railways and Production Units. A total of 13,521 employees were reported to be on unauthorised absence, the details of which are given below. Appropriate action under Disciplinary and Appeal Rules has been initiated against such absentees.

Break up of 13,521 Employees on unauthorised absence(Provisional) 
Zonal Railway/Production Unit No of Absentees
Central 1375
East Coast 683
East Central 1792
Eastern 1214
North Central 844
North Eastern 358
Northern 1301
North Western 360
South Central 650
South East Central 274
South Eastern 829
Southern 1476
South Western 216
West Central 550
Western 1414
Chittaranjan Locomotive Works 34
Diesel Locomotive Works 6
Diesel Loco Modernisation Works 6
Integral Coach Factory 115
Rail Coach Factory 19
Rail Wheel Factory 5
Total of Railways and PUs 13521

This information was given by the Minister of State of Railways Shri Rajen Gohain in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.

Source : PIB