Principal Chief Commercial Manager
All Zonal Railways
Sub: Facilities for labourers working in the goods sheds on IR
Ref: Rates Circular No.18 of 2004
References are being received from various channels for provision of facilities to labourers working at goods sheds.
In this regard. Railway’s policy is unambiguous. Extant guidelines as prescribed vide Rates Circular No. 1 8 of 2004 is reproduced below:
“It has been decided by the Board that in addition to provision of” drinking water, toilets and resting facilities, which are normally provided by Railways in the goods sheds, raised taps for bathing purpose may also be considered/or provision by Zonal Railways on case to case basis depending on local requirements as a gesture of general welfare.”
The aforesaid position has also been apprised to VIPs/labourer unions by Hon’ble MR/MOS(R) from time to time.
This is for information of Zonal Railways please.
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