MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(SHRI RAJEN GOHAIN)
(a): A total of 1490 cases were pending for appointment on compassionate grounds on the Railways at the end of November 2016. State-wise details of such cases are not maintained.
(b): Each and every case of compassionate appointment is dealt with and disposed of expeditiously to save the family of the ex-employee from any hardship. Majority of such cases are pending on account of wards being minor, non-availability of suitable vacancies, legal cases pending in courts, etc. Therefore, no time frame can be laid down for the disposal of the pending cases.
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