Claims Inspector

Commercial Inspector

Minimum Graduate or Diploma in Rail Transport and Management

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The tasks a Rates Inspector, Railway is expected to perform include:

Scrutinising cases and submitting proposals in connection with reduction or enhancement of rates or fares

Examining existing rates of various services and calculating item-wise net costs to determine profit or loss incurred by government

Determining feasibility of introducing new services and amenities within available resources

Proficient in examining existing rates of storing, handling and transporting goods, parcels and luggages and passengers fares for different class of travel by railways

Adept at calculating item-wise net cost to determine profit or loss incurred by government

Well-versed in studying proposals and public demands for quick and safe transport and travel amenities and determining feasibility of introducing them within available


Proficient in computing data and suggesting proposal to Commercial Manager or appropriate authority to increase or reduce rates and fares

Adept at ensuring profit to the government and improved service to people

Knowledge of suggesting measures to prevent malpractices, theft and loss of booked articles to minimise payment of compensation to public

Knowledge of suggesting introduction or extension of railway service to productive areas to earn freight

Ability to focus for long hours

Diligent and hardworking

Problem solving skills

Eye for detail

Good mathematical skills

Accuracy in work

It is a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available in some cities

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Working hours are 9/10 hours everyday for 5/6 days a week

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?
This job is suitable for candidates with One Arm (OA), One Leg (OL), One Arm and One Leg (OAL), Both Leg (BL) and those who have Hearing Impaired (HH)

The job is considered mildly hazardous or dangerous

Health hazards include stress, sitting for long hours, etc.

Occupational hazards include shoulder and back pain, neck pain, fatigue, headache, heart diseases, depression and anxiety, risk of metabolic syndrome, etc.

For freshers INR 9,000 to INR 15,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Overview of Indian Railways

Indian Railway is one of the largest world?s railway networks which is appreciated and accepted by the rest world. The tracks of the Indian Railways are spreading over 115000 km in the route of 65000 km and 7500 stations. Indian Railways is Indian state owned network which is operated and control by the Ministry of Railway, Government of India. Indian Railways is divided into 4 zones Northern Railways, Eastern Railways, Southern Railways and Western Railways. Indian Railways has around 1.3 million of employees dedicated to sharpen the quality and workings of Indian Railways. And Indian Railways keep recruiting more employees throughout the year.

Railways Jobs are the one of the highly preferred and searchable jobs by the desirable candidates and also having a huge scope in India. Well, Indian Railway are never ending network in India that means there may be a chances of Advancement and Development but there will be 0% chances of the termination of Indian Railways. So having Jobs in Indian Railways is the great thing to be secure in the whole life and to earn higher income.

From the Low Level to the Top Level, Indian Railways issued the vacancies to join the Indian Railways each year. The regions are divided into four and each region released their recruitment notification. Every year around lakhs number of vacancies is released by the Indian Railways of the every region in which large number of people applied for and some of them deserving and suitable candidates get the job in the Railways.

Indian Railways

Towns and cities across India

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