Railway Recruitment Boards published an official notice mentioning that 50% of the non-safety category posts will be surrendered to create safety category posts. The Ministry of Railways mentioned that only non-safety vacant posts will be reviewed to create new safety posts for Railway Infrastructure Projects.
Railway Board has approved the following in an Action Plan for Economic Measure and Rationalization of Expenditure:
- Freezing of new posts creation except for safety category posts till further notification
- Reviewing of posts created in the last two years and if recruitment has not been done against these posts, reviewing the same for surrendering;
- Surrendering 50% of existing vacancies, in other than Safety Category
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