New Delhi: Given the manner in which the DA of government employees has been cut in the Corona period, it was estimated that bonuses may not be available this year. Railway employees will get 78 days bonus, on the other hand it increased burden of Rs.2,081.68 crore on Railways
In view of this, the railway employees started agitating for this many days in advance. Also, there was a warning to jam the railway wheel around the country in case of no bonus.
After which, it was said from the railways that this year the railway employees will get only 78 days bonus. On the other hand it is increasing the burden of Rs.2,081.68 crore on the wage bill of the Railways.
According to the information received from the railway, this year also the upper limit of bonus has been fixed at Rs.17,951. Last year too, the employees received a bonus of 78 days and it was also fixed at Rs.17,951.
At the same, the ministry says that all non-gazette employees of the railway will come under its purview. This will benefit a total of 11.58 lakh railway employees.
Railway Protection Force personnel are not included in this. This will increase the burden of Rs.2,081.68 crore on the Railways.