Following declaration by the then Hon’ble Railway Minister in his Budget speech (2013-14) in regard to provision of hostel facilities for single women Railway employees at all Divisional headquarters, the issue has been considered by the full Board. Railway Board Order No. RBE No.131/2013. New Delhi, Dated: 11/12/2013
2. The Board has decided that the single women Railway employees may be provided with hostel facilities at all the Divisional headquarters by making appropriate arrangement without any pay scale restrictions.
3. For this purpose the Zonal Railways may earmark appropriate number of staff quarters without resorting to new constructions at appropriate locations and furnishing those units with basic necessities such as bare essential furniture, skeletal kitchen set up etc. Further, whenever new quarters are sanctioned, the first priority should be given to women hostel.