Pakistan Railways has issued new deputation policy guidelines for the officers in order to make the department a profitable one and to have good governance.
As per the shared details, under the new guidelines, the ministry has imposed a ban on deputations in order to create good governance. A notification has been issued in this regard.
Furthermore, the Federal Minister for Railways Azam Swati took notice of a decrease in the number of railway passengers and revenue. He also directed officials concerned to form a committee for the revival of railways and an increase in revenue of the department.
On the other hand, Pakistan Railways earned nearly Rs12.276 billion from freight trains during the last two years.
The freight train service has been suffered no loss during the last two years due to prudent policies introduced by the incumbent government,” an official in the Ministry of Railways told a government-owned agency.
Providing detail of the earnings, he said the department generated Rs18.853 billion against the expenditures of Rs12.950 billion, posting a profit of Rs5.903 billion during 2018-19.
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