Facilities to Minorities in Railway Service
The details of concession and facilities being given to the Minority Communities in Railway services are as under :
- For Railway recruitments no examinations fee is required to be deposited by the candidates belonging to minority community, SC, ST, Women and economically backward class having annual family income of less than Rs. 50,000/-.
- No competitive examination shall be conducted on the days of Community festivals.
- One member belonging to minority community is also included in the Selection Boards/Committees for recruitment.
Zonal Railways/Production Units have been directed to publicize the above facilities and concessions available to the minorities.
This information was given by the Minister of State for Railways, Shri E. Ahamed in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.