Central PSUs may soon be able to share infrastructure, equipment and training facilities among themselves through a portal, for which the government has set up a panel to develop a broad framework within the next three months.
With the prices of automobile fuels surging, Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan said in Bhubaneswar Monday that bringing petroleum products under the ambit of the Goods and Service Tax (GST) was being considered by the government as part of a “holistic strategy” to address the issue.
Indian Railways, the country’s largest commercial utility employer, wants to give 4G smartphones to all its 13.5 lakh-odd employees across India at government expense irrespective of their rank, ostensibly to increase productivity.
The state government on Monday fast-tracked the Wadsa-Desaiganj-Gadchiroli railway line project to take ahead its plans of holistic development in the Maoist belt of Maharashtra.
Last month, the government achieved its target of 100 per cent village electrification 12 days ahead of the deadline.
Did you know you can change the name of a passenger in IRCTC e-ticket? IRCTC offers the facility of changing the name of the passenger if you have a confirmed e-ticket.
Anti-Sterlite Protests: Rajnath Condoles Loss Of Lives In Tuticorin, Says MHA Will Look Into The Matter
Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday expressed grief over the loss of lives in Tuticorin. The home minister, in a tweet, expressed pain over the deaths and said the MHA has taken cognisance of the matter.
The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court on Wednesday stayed the expansion of Vedanta’s Sterlite industrial plant in Thoothukudi (Tuticorin), Tamil Nadu.
Considering its size, scale of operations and importance in the country’s transport infrastructure, the Railway Ministry got a political lightweight at the helm when the Narendra Modi government came to power in 2014.
As Brent crude hovered around $80/barrel, causing domestic auto fuel prices to scale new highs, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday reiterated that the government was looking at ways to keep rising petrol and diesel prices in check.