Ministry of Railways decides to treat contract and outsourced employees ‘on duty’ during the period of suspension of Passengers services in Indian Railways
To ensure that employees are not retrenched due to suspension of services/lockdown, Ministry of Railways issues necessary instructions to Zonal Railways
For contracts awarded on lumpsum basis (i.e. not on manpower basis), maximum payment which may be made shall be limited to 70% of the contract value.
Railway Board has issued necessary instructions to Zonal Railways to ensure that the contractual staff and outsourced employees are not retrenched due to the suspension of services/lockdown.