Cabinet approves PLB for railway employees

New Delhi(PIB): The UnionCabinet chaired by PrimeMinister Narendra Modi hasapproved Productivity Linked
Bonus (PLB) equivalent to 78days’ wages for the financialyear 2022-23 to all eligible nongazetted
Railway employeesnamely Track maintainer, LocoPilots, Train Managers1968.87 crore to 11,07,346railway employees. Theperformance of Railways in theyear 2022-2023 was very good.Railways loaded a record cargo
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(Guards), Station Masters,Supervisors, Technicians,Technician Helpers, Pointsman,Ministerial Staff and other Group’C’ staff (excluding RPF/RPSFpersonnel).In recognition of this excellentperformance by the Railway
staff, Union Government hasapproved payment of PLB of Cabinet approves…Many factors contributed to this record performance. These includeimprovement in infrastructure due to infusion of record Capex by theGovernment in Railways, efficiency in operations and better technologyetc. Payment of PLB will act as an incentive to motivate the Railwayemployees for working towards further improvement in performance.

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