Railways moves to end practice of appointing bungalow peons
The officials said that officers posted in remote areas or working in the field during odd hours in the past were provided TADKs to ensure security for the family as well as do other official work like attend to phone calls or carry files. Both over a period of time, the bungalow peons have allegedly been reduced to the status of domestic helps.
Indian Railways is set to end the practice of appointing telephone attendants-cum-dak khalasis (TADKs) or bungalow peons deployed at the residences of senior officials. Photo: PTI