33% Sub Quota for Women in Allotment of Catering of Indian Railways

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ith a view to empower women NDA government has launched New Catering Policy 2017. Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu said, there are many new features in the new Catering policy, special provisions for women have also been made in it. Under this policy, a Sub Quota of 33% for women in allotment of each of the reserved catering units is being introduced on Indian Railways in order to extend economic empowerment for women. It is also in compliance with the announcement made in Railway Budget 2016-17.