Prime News, National, New Delhi, February 10:- More than 13,000 employees of the Indian Railways are likely to face termination of services over ‘unauthorised’ leaves.
The disciplinary action against the Group C and D employees came after Railways Minister Piyush Goyal asked top officials to launch a massive drive to identify long-term absentees in various railway establishments.
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.
-(NGB, Inputs: Agencies)