Central Government informed that there is No proposal to privatize the Indian Railways
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.