Railways has introduced 33 per cent of sub-quota for women in the allotment of food stalls at rail premises as a special provision in the new catering policy. The new catering policy was launched recently by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu as promised in the Rail Budget 2016-17.
The allotment of quota for women in catering units aims to empower women economically, according to a senior IRCTCofficial.
IRCTC, railways’ catering PSU, is responsible to implement the new policy.
As per the new policy, a sub-quota of 33 per cent out of the reserved catering stalls would be alloted to women, he said. Read more
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