The Indian railways Rail route travel is the largest in Asia since its beginning in April 1853.The Indian Railways is the largest in the world and has made a remarkable progress since its modest beginning in the initial era.
The Indian railways re-organized its zones and divisions in the year 1996 taking into account the quantum of workload to be handled by each zones in Indian railways. The Indian railways have two divisions to look in to the matters pertaining to transportation.
All the commercial responsibilities are handled by the commercial division which involves taking care of responsibilities like ticket checking, catering reservations, administrative responsibilities at stations etc.
The operations division maintains a check record on outgoing and incoming trains and attaching wagons etc are some of the key responsibilities handled by the team of members in the operational division.
The team working in the Indian railways Account service department is responsible for maintaining complete records of the financial operations of the Indian railways. A senior grade officer on this post is accountable for all the financial responsibilities of this zone.
All matters related to the personnel service like promotions, training, increments and transfer are entrusted on the team of people working in the Personnel service department of the Indian railways.
The railway protection service handles the key responsibility of maintaining law and order in trains as well as the premises of the Indian railways.
The technical requirements of the Indian Railways trains like maintaining tracks, bridges and building and taking care of new projects building and construction is key works handled by the members of the Railways Engineering services.
Remuneration received by all the employees of the Indian railways is fixed by the Government and follows the similar conduct of pattern like other civil services.