New Delhi: The Union Cabinet approved payment of a Productivity Linked Bonus (PLB) equivalent to 78 days’ worth of wages to eligible non-gazetted employees of the Indian Railways for the financial year 2022-23.
The railway personnel who will benefit by it include Track Maintainers, Loco Pilots, Train Managers (Guards), Station Masters, Supervisors, Technicians, Technician Helpers, Pointsmen, Ministerial Staff, and other Group ‘C’ staff.
Railway Protection Force (RPF) and Railway Protection Special Force (RPSF) personnel are not covered in this bonus allocation.
“In recognition of this excellent performance by the Railway staff, the Union Government has approved payment of PLB of Rs 1968.87 crore to 11,07,346 railway employees,” Centre said in a statement.
Payment of PLB will act as an incentive to motivate the Railway employees to work towards further improvement in performance,” it added.