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Railways decides to terminate 13,521 employees for unauthorized leaves

News Agencies | Updated on: 10 February 2018, 12:40 IST
Indian Railways (ANI)

Railways has decided to terminate over 13000 of its employees. The decision comes after an inquiry initiated by Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal into the issue of unauthorized leaves, against the Group C and D employees.

During the drive, it was found that 13,521 out of 13 lakh workforce were absent from service for a long time without any authorisation.

"The establishment has initiated disciplinary action under the rules to terminate services of such absentees," read a statement by the Railways.

--ANI

First published: 10 February 2018, 10:21 IST
 
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