AMN / NEW DELHI
Cabinet today approved Railway the ministry proposal to give bonus to nearly 12 lakh non-gazetted railway employees. Productivity bonus will be disbursed to 11.91 lakh employees and the financial implication is estimated to be 2044 crore rupees.
Speaking to media after cabinet meeting, Information and Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said, bonus equivalent to 78 days’ wages will be given to non gazetted railway employees. The maximum amount payable per eligible railway employee is 17,951 for 78 days.
About 11.91 lakh non-gazetted Railway employees are likely to benefit from the decision. Mr Prasad said the move is expected to motivate the employees to work towards improving the performance of the Railways.