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5 myths about Indian Railway employee

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1. Myth : Railway employees have huge salary package.
Fact : Railway employee salary is on par with other central government employees often for far worse working conditions. In comparison with Banks and some Corporations Railway employee is grossly underpaid. 
2. Myth: Indian Railway pays its employees a huge amount as annual bonus.
Fact : Even though each year they declare bonus like 60 days, 75 days none of the employees actually get this much day of salary as bonus. They calculate it and then they declare we have a ceiling of say Rs. 7500 for this year.
3. Myth: All Railway staff can travel all over Indian Railways with their families including in air-conditioned coaches.
Fact : For the first 5 years of service of a Railway employee he is given only one set of pass for staff and family to and fro any destination in India. This pass is for one single to and fro journey. This is very much like LTC (Leave Travel Concession) facility for other Government employees. Railway employee is not eligible for LTC. From sixth year of service the number of passes is three.
4. Myth: Working conditions in Indian railways are best.
Fact : An average Railway employee works in some of the worst working conditions. Day & night, scorching sun or pouring rain he is forced to work. Work for some of the categories like gangmen, technician are extremely arduous in nature.
5. Myth: Working hours are flexible.
Fact : Absolutely not for many categories of railwaymen. Most employees are forced to work 48 hours or more. Some are even forced to work even 72 hours in what the call as EI roster.

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I WANT A ZONAL TRANSFER,BUT

I WANT A ZONAL TRANSFER,BUT NOW I AM WORKING  ON ADHOC BASIS....I WANT TO KNOW THIS POST IS CONTINUING WITH THIS TRANSFER???????

IM vengatesh working in bank

IM vengatesh working in bank of india as clerk for last 8 months with 15000/- net salary. Now i got selected as JUNIOR ACCOUNT ASSISTANT in railway with grade pay 2800/-. Now i got confused wether come to railway or stay in bank any body clarify what should i do please..

Salary in Indian railway is

Salary in Indian railway is much better than other..nd promotions etc..so u definatly choss IR

Definitely JAA in Railway is

Definitely JAA in Railway is much better than bank clerk job.  Here your net salary in the beginning will be Rs. 23000 to Rs. 25000.  Also, work pressure is less as compared to bank.  In JAA you have a bright career prospect.  By passing Appendix III A exam you can become Section Officer and after that by passing LDCE exam you can become Group B gazetted officer.  I am myself a JAA in Central Railway.  So, I feel, you better join the JAA job and quit your job with bank. Also, In railway you will be a Central Government employee, whereas in bank you are a PSU employee.  

wat is jaa job profile. wer

wat is jaa job profile. wer will be the posting either in division office or else anywer.
wether tey give quatrz r not

JAA works in Divisional

JAA works in Divisional Office only. He is nothing but Accountant job.

THANKS FOR UR EXPLANATION

THANKS FOR UR EXPLANATION

Well said Bro..

Well said Bro..

Dear Everyone, recently i

Dear Everyone,
recently i have been selected as a staff nurse in eastern railway. i want to know how much salary i will get???

Hello I want to know what

Hello
I want to know what is
job profile and promotion
scope of chief depot
material
superintendent.which one between cmds and sse
c&w is better in terms of
work load and place of posting?
thank you sir.

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