33%Quota to Women in Railway Catering

2019 ias preliminary exam test series

The Indian Railways introduced a sub-quota of 33 per cent for women in allotment of each of the reserved catering units.

The introduction of new policy providing sub-quota of 33 per cent to women in catering units is a step towards women empowerment and their increased participation in the railways.

33 per cent sub-quota reservation for women shall ensure allotment of minimum 8 per cent stalls to women at A1, A, B and C category rail stations and minimum 17 per cent at D, E and F category stations.

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