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New appraisal, incentive system for railway employees soon

IANS  |  New Delhi 

In a bid to boost the morale of Indian Railways employees, a Committee has recommened introduction of a new appraisal system for the staff, bonuses, incentives, and badges, Ministry officials said.

According to a senior Ministry official, the railways will introduce the new rating system for its employees soon after a nod from the

The said: "Earlier, the incentives and bonuses were given to employees on the basis of their performance based on annual performance appraisal reports of five years.

"But under the new system, the railways will now take employee's best five of the seven years," he said.

The also highlighted that the committee report had also suggested for better housing facilities, extending to the parents of its employees.

According to the official, the idea of new system was mulled during the meeting of in a day-long conclave named 'Nirman Samvad' in January.

The committee also suggested for bonuses to Group A and B officers instead of only the lower groups' staff.

The committee also suggested monetary awards for completing 10 years of accident-free service and badges to gangmen and trackmen.

Currently, the Indian Railways gives monetory awards and badges to its loco pilots.



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First Published: Sat, February 10 2018. 20:14 IST