Cabinet sanctions over Rs 2,000 crore bonus to around 12 lakh railway staff

NEW DELHI: The Union cabinet on Wednesday sanctioned Rs 2,044.31 crore for 78 days’ productivity-linked bonus to about 11.91 lakh non-gazetted railway officials.

The announcement was made by Union law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad while addressing a press conference here after a Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

“Each employee under this head would get about Rs 17,951 for 78 days,” Prasad said.

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