The Railway Board has set a target of shedding more than 11,000 redundant posts in different zones of the railways in the financial year 2018-2019, a letter by the board to all general managers stated.
As part of its annual exercise to shed excess baggage, the board reviews the strength of its workforce in its 17 zones in view of changes in technology, working system and redundancies.
This fiscal, 11,040 posts have been identified to be included in the ‘pool of surrendered posts’ – which have been vacant for long or those which have been rendered redundant due to technological advancement. Read More
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