Category Archives: Railways

Indian Railways | 2nd Premium Tejas Train flagged off on Ahmedabad-Mumbai Route

food poisoning in Tejas

PIB News Update: After the successful run of semi-high speed and fully air-conditioned Lucknow-Delhi Tejas Express, the second premium Tejas train is ready to run between Ahmedabad and Mumbai. The inaugural run of this second Tejas Train was flagged off today by Chief Minister of Gujarat, Shri Vijay Rupani from Ahmedabad. Shri V.K. Tripathi, AGM Western… Read More

DFCCIL celebrates its 14th Foundation Day

DFCCIL

Indian Bureaucracy News | DFCCIL Foundation Day – Shri Piyush Goyal Hon’ble Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry has given awards to meritorious DFCCIL team members and individual employees for outstanding performance and addressed DFCCIL team and emphasized on the following while addressing DFCCIL’s 14th Foundation Day at Manekshaw… Read More

MoU between SCR of Indian Railways & SBI for Doorstep Banking covering all 585 Stations of the Zone

MoU between SCR of Indian Railways and SBI for Doorstep Banking

PIB News Update:A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between South Central Zone of Indian Railways and State Bank of India for Doorstep Banking for direct pickup of earnings covering all 585 Railway stations over SCR Zone. The direct pick up of cash from all the railway stations on SCR as per the MoU dispenses with the tedious and complex activity of movement… Read More

Indian Railways to provide Content on Demand Service (CoD) on Trains/Stations

Indian Railways to provide Content on Demand Service

PIB News Update:Content on Demand (CoD) will soon be available in all Premium/Express/Mail trains and Suburban trains of Indian Railways. With an aim to generate more non fare revenue, Railway Board had entrusted RailTel, a miniratna PSU under Ministry of Railways, with providing the Content on Demand service to passengers in trains. On its part, RailTel… Read More

Ministry of Railways | Renewable Energy Investors’ Meet

Indian Railways

PIB News Update:Indian Railways and Railway Energy Management Company Ltd. (REMCL – a Joint Venture of Ministry of Railways & RITES Ltd.) organized a Renewable Energy Investors’ Meet on 09th January, 2020 in New Delhi. The objective of the Investors’ Meet was to disseminate information about the opportunities available under renewable energy… Read More

Indian Railways | RPF ushers in a number of administrative reforms to improve its functioning

Railway Protection Force ushers in a number of administrative reforms to improve

PIB News Update:  Railway Protection Force (RPF) of Indian Railways has taken various steps for administrative reform in the year 2019. Following are the major reforms ushered in to improve the working of RPF:-

  •  Consequent on grant of Organized Group ‘A’ status (OGAS) to the Group ‘A’ officer cadre in Railway Protection Force (RPF), the Ministry of Railways
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Indian Railways to source about 1000 MW Solar Power by 2021-22, Nandyal – Yerraguntla section become 1st solar section

solar powered trains

PIB News Update:  Indian Railways has planned to source about 1000 Mega Watt (MW) Solar Power and about 200 MW of wind power progressively by 2021-22 across Zonal Railways & Production Units. Of this, 500 Mega Watt (MW) solar plants are to be installed on the roof top of Railway buildings which will be used to meet non-traction loads at Railway Stations,… Read More

Indian Railways signs MoU with RailTel for Phase 2 of e-Office Execution

RailTel for Phase 2 of e-Office Execution

PIB News Update: After the successful completion of the Phase 1 execution of NIC e office for 50000 users in 58 units, Indian Railways has signed MoU with RailTel, a miniratna PSU under Ministry of Railways, for the phase 2 of the project. In phase 2, RailTel will register 39000 users over 34 Railway divisions on NIC e office platform by 30th June 2020. The phase … Read More

Indian Railways | IP based Video Surveillance System being installed at railway stations to enhance security

IP based Video Surveillance System being installed by Indian Railways

PIB News Update: In order to enhance security at Railway stations which are major hubs of transportation, Indian Railways is in the process of installing Internet Protocol (IP) based Video Surveillance System (VSS) at stations, that is, waiting halls, reservation counters, parking areas, main entrance/ exit, platforms, foot over bridges, booking … Read More

Cabinet approval for MoU between India & UK for Enabling Energy Self Sufficiency for Indian Railways

Cabinet approval for MoU between India & UK for Enabling Energy Self Sufficiency for Indian Railways

PIB News Update:The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval forsigning a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Department for International Development (Government of United Kingdom) on 02.12.2019 for Enabling Energy Self-Sufficiency for Indian Railways.

Implementation Strategy and targets

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Achievements of Railways sports persons at International and National levels in 2019

Ministry of Railways

PIB News Update:  Indian Railways sportspersons have performed excellently in the year 2019 by winning medals and bringing laurels to themselves as well as Indian Railways at National and International levels.

        Following Railway Sportspersons have been honored with National Sports Awards during 2019-20:-

 

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