GOOD NEWS! Indian Railways to present bonus cash equal to 78-day wages to 11.58 lakh workers


It is a huge good cash associated information for 11.58 lakh non-gazetted workers of Indian Railways. The nationwide transporter on Thursday confirmed that the Union Cupboard has granted bonus equal to 78 days wages for monetary 12 months 2019-20.

Issuing an announcement, the Railway Ministry stated, “About 11.58 lakh non-gazetted railway workers have been granted bonus equal to 78 days wages for FY 2019-20. This productiveness linked bonus to railway workers has been estimated to be of Rs 2,081.68 crore.”

The ministry stated that the Union Cupboard in its assembly held on Wednesday accepted the proposal of the Ministry of Railways for fee of productiveness linked bonus (PLB) equal to 78 days wages for the monetary 12 months 2019-2020 for all eligible non-gazetted railway workers (excluding RPF/RPSF personnel).

The Ministry stated that the wage calculation ceiling prescribed for fee of PLB to the eligible non-gazetted railway workers is Rs 7,000 per 30 days. The utmost quantity payable per eligible railway worker is Rs 17,951 for 78 days, the ministry stated.

The ministry stated that the choice of the Cupboard shall be applied earlier than the vacations for this 12 months as nicely. “For the 12 months 2019-20 PLB equal to 78 days’ wages can be paid which is anticipated to inspire the workers for working in direction of bettering the efficiency of the Railways,” it stated.

The ministry stated that this fee is being made for final 12 months’s efficiency and even this 12 months through the Covid-19 interval, plenty of onerous work has been put in by railways workers in motion of shramik specials, for motion of important commodities together with foodgrains, fertilisers, coal and many others and completion of greater than 200 very important upkeep initiatives through the lockdown interval which might increase security and all spherical effectivity in railway operations.

Productiveness Linked Bonus 

The Productiveness Linked Bonus in Railway covers all non-gazetted railway workers (excluding RPF/RPSF personnel) who’re unfold over the whole nation.


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