The Railway Ministry has asked its senior staff to slug it out - at home and at work - as part of steps to end the VIP culture in India's national transporter.
In an unprecedented move, the ministry has brought to an end a 36-year-old protocol where it was mandatory for general managers to present themselves on arrival and departure of the Railway Board chairman and other board members during zonal visits.
All senior officials have to relieve all the railway staff who have been engaged as domestic help in their homes.
Officials say that around 30,000 trackmen work at the homes of senior officials.
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