The Indian Railways is going to start ‘Project Saksham’ to train its employees and upgrade their skills and knowledge.
A week’s training in skills and knowledge relevant to Railways employees work area will be given over the next one year. A communication to this effect from Chairman, Railway Board, Ashwani Lohani, has been sent to all General Managers of zonal railways and railways production unit.
General Managers will categorise the employees based on the needs of respective zone. The project will be a five-day on the job training or as classroom training in Railway Training Centre depending on the nature of training. The reporting managers of all employees receiving training will be actively involved in the pre-training and post training process to ensure that the benefits of training get reflected on the job performance and there is improvement within a short time after the training is imparted.
Under the direction of Railways Minister Piyush Goyal, a comprehensive plan for imparting training to all employees of Indian Railways is being prepared with a view to upgrade skill and knowledge. This comprehensive training programme named as “Project Saksham” will help boost productivity and efficiency.