New Delhi, September 18: The Cabinet on Wednesday approved 78-day wages as productivity bonus to railway employees, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said.

This is for the sixth consecutive year that productivity linked bonus is being given to railway employees. Indian Railways Employees to Get Bonus, More Than 11 Lakh Workers to Get Wage of 78 Days As Reward for Productivity.

It would benefit 11 lakh employees and would cost the exchequer Rs 2,000 crore, Javadekar said.