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17 IRSE Officers of 1989 batch empanelled as Joint Secretary, GoI

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17 officers of 1989 batch of Indian Railway Service of Engineers (Civil) (IRSE) have been empanelled for holding the post of Joint Secretary or equivalent at Government of India.

  1. Shri Ashish Bansal IRSE (1989)
  2. Shri Pramod Kumar Sharma IRSE (1989)
  3. Shri Rajeev Kumar Singh IRSE (1989)
  4. Shri Sandeep Gupta IRSE (1989)
  5. Shri Pramod Sharma IRSE (1989)
  6. Shri Heera
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Indian Railway employee conferred with prestigious Sahitya Akademi Award

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Shri Shyam Sundar Besra, Chief Inspector of Ticket working in Asansol Division of Eastern Railway has been conferred the coveted Sahitya Akademi Award. He has been awarded for his novel “Marom” in Santhali language which is primarily based upon natural, social, economic and political conditions of Santhal Pargana. The novel highlights the situation emerged… Read More

Suresh Pentakota IRAS appointed Director | Dept of Investment & Public Asset Management

Department of Investment & Public Asset Management

Shri Suresh Pentakota IRAS (Indian Railway Accounts Service) (2000) has been appointed Director in Department of Investment & Public Asset Management, Delhi under the Central Staffing Scheme for a period  of five years.

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Shri Suresh Pentakota the very best.… Read More

Indian Railway Security Application | R-Mitra App

R-Mitra App

Minister of State for Railways Shri Rajen Gohain has informed that a Mobile Application “R-MITRA” (Railway Mobile Instant Tracking Response & Assistance) has been launched by Eastern Railway for security of passengers, especially women passengers, in Kolkata and suburban areas of the Zone.

Security Application R-MITRA has been launched to facilitate… Read More

Maharajas Express to begin its two new tour circuits

Maharajas’ Express- South India Itineraries unveiled ITB- Berlin -IndianBureaucracy

The Indian Railway PSU, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd (IRCTC) has decided to start two new circuits of their flagship luxury train Maharajas’ Express, this year. These two new trips have been named as “Southern Sojourn” and “Southern Jewels” which will cover prominent destinations in West and South India. The Southern Sojourn will … Read More

Railways Ministry to Induct 8 New OHE Inspection & Maintenance Cars

Ministry of Railways

With a view to take inspection of electrical over head equipment to a more modern level for ensuring safe rail operation, Indian Railways has decided to introduce 8 Wheeled Diesel Electric Over Head Equipment (OHE) inspection and maintenance Car on Railway Network. With the introduction of these OHE maintenance and inspection cars, the reliability and safety… Read More

Foods and Beverages served in Express Trains

Foods and Beverages served in Express Trains indian bureaucracy

Catering services are provided by Zonal Railways and Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC)  to passengers departmentally or through private licensees in trains in accordance with the provisions of Catering Policy 2010 and other instructions issued from time to time.  At present, 117 mobile units are being managed by IRCTC.… Read More

Speedy implementation of Railway projects


Apart from obtaining higher budgetary support from the General Exchequer, Railways are mobilizing Extra- Budgetary Resources like institutional finance sourced by Indian Railway Finance Corporation (IRFC) from Life Insurance Corporation of India, investment by strategic / private investors under Public – Private Partnership policy, equity… Read More

IRCTC introduces concierge services on 139 facility


We had introduced a facility allowing passengers to cancel train reservations and claiming refunds on the 139 service. Now one just needs to use his or her phone to ring up 139 and avail the concierge facilities for a safe and convenient travel experience,” IRCTC Chairman and Managing Director Dr A K Manocha added.
The passenger friendly concierge service,… Read More

IRCTC chips in to contribute to Central Govt cashless economy initiative


In a bid to promote cashless transactions, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation has decided to leverage technology for further digitisation of its operations, especially its e-catering, e-ticketing and tourism segments.
The PSU of the Indian Railways had been vigorously involved in digitising financial transactions on various fronts… Read More

Development of Railway Services


Steps taken to involve private players in developing railway services include opening up of container operation and provision of certain services like special freight train operation, Automobile train operation and procurement of specified type of rolling stocks. Private players are also involved in providing facilities like cleaning, pay and use toilets,… Read More