Loksabha Q&A – Contractual Appointment
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 101
TO BE ANSWERED ON 07.12.2022
101 SHRI RITESH PANDEY:
Will the Minister of RAILWAYS be pleased to state:
(a) whether the number of persons recruited through Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) have been declining in the recent years and if so, the details thereof during the last three years;
(b) whether the number of contractual appointments are steadily increasing in the Railways in the recent years and if so, the details thereof during the last three years;
(c) whether the general public has expressed concern over privatisation of Railways which is causing loss of jobs in the direct recruitment of RRBs; and
(d) if so, the details thereof and the response of the Government in this regard?
MINISTER OF RAILWAYS, COMMUNICATIONS AND
ELECTRONICS & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
(SHRI ASHWINI VAISHNAW)
(a): No, Sir.
(b): No, Sir.
(c) & (d): There is no proposal to privatize the Indian Railways.