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Welfare Measures

Hostel Subsidy

  • Hostel Subsidy means reimbursement of expenses incurred by the Railway employee if he/she keeps his/her children in a hostel of a residential school/institution located beyond a distance of 50 kilometers from his/her residence. (Ref 3 & 8)
  • It may include expenses towards boarding, lodging and other expenses permitted for Children Education Allowance (See below). (Ref 3)     

Children Education Allowance (CEA)

Children Education Allowance

Purchase of Motor cycle/Car/Personal Computer

Purchase of Scooter/Motor cycle/Moped

Period of absence of Railway employees sent for Periodical Medical Examination (PME)


Fixed Medical Allowance

Fixed Medical Allowance

Cashless treatment for RELHS Holder in Recognized Private Hospitals in emergency

  • A cashless service for RELHS card holders to take treatment in recognized private hospitals of National Capital Region is introduced by Northern Railway.
  • Under the scheme RELHS beneficiaries can take treatment in specified Recognised hospitals in cases of acute emergency.

Terms & Conditions of the Scheme

Retired Employees Liberalised Health Scheme (RELHS-1997)

Facilities available

Retired Railway employees covered under RELHS-97 will be provided with all medical facilities as for serving employees. This includes:

School Pass for wards of Railway Employees

General conditions of elgibility

Employee’s Compensation Act, 1923

  • ECA is an act, which safeguards certain classes of employees against the risk in employment and payment of compensation for injuries sustained by them in accidents.


Workers Participation in Management of Railways

Workers Participation in Management

Whitely Committee in UK during 1917 has recommended that workers should be given opportunity to participate in the discussion for -  

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