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Indian Railways enters into MoC & MoU with Government of Russian Federation

Indian Railways

Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC):

A Memorandum of Cooperation was signed between the Ministry of Railways of the Republic of India and the Joint Stock Company ‘Russian Railways’ on the sidelines of India-Russia Summit on 5thOctober, 2018. The MoC intends to carry forward the activities taken up under the Memorandum of Understanding signed between the… Read More

RITES gains 5% on additional contract of 436 Cr from Indian Railways


Shares of RITES gained 5.6 percent intraday Wednesday as company won an additional contract of Rs 436 crore.It has touched an intraday high of Rs 261.40 and an intraday low of Rs 252.90.The company has been executing a project of Indian Railways for setting up of wagon workshop at Dalmianagar for which the initial contract cost was Rs 89 crore.The enhanced… Read More

P S Mishra IRTS takes charge as GM- South Eastern Railway

P S Mishra IRTS

Shri Purnendu S Mishra IRTS (1982) assumed the charge of the post of General Manager, South Eastern Railway in the afternoon of 20.09.2018. Prior to this, Shri Mishra was Principal Chief Operations Manager, Western Railway, Mumbai. He has acquired vast knowledge and experience in train operations after joining in Indian Railways. Shri Mishra worked in various… Read More

Conference on E- Mobility organised by Indian Railways & NITI Aayog

Conference on E- Mobility organised by Indian Railways & NITI Aayog

A Conference on “E-Mobility in Indian Railways” organized by Ministry of Railways through Institution of Railways Electrical Engineers (IREE) in association with NITI Aayog concluded.The one-day conference inaugurated by the Minister of State of Communication (I/C) and Minister of State of Railways, Shri Manoj Sinha was a pre-cursor to the “Move:… Read More

Indian Railways & GAIL sign MoU for use of Natural Gas

Indian Railways & GAIL

Summary: Indian Railways and GAIL (India) Limited sign an MoU for Use of Natural Gas in Railway Workshops and Production Units

In order to replace Industrial gases like Dissolved Acetylene, LPG, BMCG and Furnace Oil / High Speed Diesel (HSD) oil with environment friendly Natural Gas, Indian Railways has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with … Read More

Indian Railways begins world largest recruitment exercise

Indian Railways

The Ministry of Railways is undertaking what can be called as world’s largest  recruitment exercise, for filling up critical safety and operational posts. On the first day of exam, Shri Ashwani Lohani, Chairman, Railway Board visited one of the test centres of Delhi/NCR , to personally see the arrangements made for smooth conduct of exam and for candidates.… Read More

Upgradation of safety standards to prevent accidents in Railways

Indian Railways

Minister of State of Railways Shri Rajen Gohain has informed that safety is accorded the highest priority by Indian Railways and all possible steps are undertaken on a continual basis to prevent accidents and to enhance safety of passengers. As a specific measure after taking note of recent accidents, the following measures have been taken:-

  1. It had been decided
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Indian Railways launches Mission Satyanishtha for Ethics in Public Governance

Indian Railways

In first of its kind event held by any government organization, the Indian Railways organized a programme on Ethics in Public Governance and Launched “Mission Satyanishtha” at a daylong event held at National Rail Museum, New Delhi, today i.e. 27.07.2018. Sh. Piyush Goyal, Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs, Railways & Coal, administered… Read More

Harindra Rao IRSEE given addl charge as GM- South Eastern Railway

Harindra Rao IRSEE

Shri Harindra Rao IRSEE (1982) presently General Manager, Eastern Railway and Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW) has taken over additional charge of General Manager South Eastern Railway. Shri Harindra is an M.Tech (Electronics) from IIT-Kanpur, has worked as Chief Electrical Engineer in South Eastern Railway. He joined Indian Railway Service… Read More

S N Agrawal IRSE takes charge as Member- Staff, Railway Board

S N Agrawal IRSE

Shri S N Agrawal IRSE (1980) has taken over as Member Staff, Railway Board and Ex-officio Secretary to the Government of India on 20.07.2018. Prior to this, Shri Agrawal was General Manager of South Eastern Railway, Kolkata. Shri S.N. Agrawal has been worked in several key posts in Western Railway, Central Railway, Southern Railway, North Central Railway,… Read More

Redevelopment of Railway Stations | MoS Railways

Redevelopment of Railway Stations

Minister of State of Railways Shri Rajen Gohain  informed that Indian Railways had advertised its plan to offer ‘A-1’ and ‘A’ category stations on Indian Railways for redevelopment on ‘as is where is’ basis, by inviting open bids from interested parties duly providing for amenities and other requirements of the Railways. The cost of station… Read More