Railway to sack absentee employees
A massive drive to identify long term absentees in various establishments of Railways has been initiated. As a result of the said drive, Railways have detected more than 13 Thousand employees out of about 13 lakhs employees who are on unauthorised absence for a long time. The establishment has initiated disciplinary action under the rules to terminate services of such absentees.
During the drive, it was found that 13521 out of 13 lakh workers were absent from service for a long time without authorisation. Railways have instructed all the officers and supervisors to weed out these employees from the employees’ rolls after following due process.
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