The Railways’ electrification targets have been progressing slower than expected in the last six months, with work in some zonal railways coming to either nil or minuscule.
A meeting of the NCCOEEE held at New Delhi on Saturday decided that around 1.5 million power employees and engineers will go on strike for two days in January.
National Coordination Committee of Electricity Employees and Engineers (NCCOEEE) has decided for a nationwide strike on January 8 and 9 to protest against the Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2014 and privatisation of the sector.
In what could affect the Indian Railways’ efforts to ensure safety of its passengers, about 13 of 16 zonal railways have failed to achieve targets for rail and sleeper renewals so far this year.
Rakesh Kumar has assumed charge as 36th Chairman and Managing Director of NLC India Limited on Friday.
Over one lakh students from 659 schools will be trained across the country to assemble solar lamps under the `Solar Urja through Localisation for Sustainability’ (SoULS) project of the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT-B) on October 2.
Citizens are yet to receive any respite from fuel prices, as the rates of petrol and diesel have once again witnessed a hike in the country on Friday. In New Delhi, petrol is being retailed at Rs 83.22 (increased by Rs 0. 22) per litre
The HC has indicted the GM of SR for not providing minimum cleanliness to passengers.
The Southern Railway has announced special trains for select days in October to cater to extra rush of passengers, for which the booking is already open.
With spiralling fuel prices and high cost of goods transportation, Southern Railway on Tuesday launched commercial operation of India’s first RoadRailer train, a bimodal vehicle which will run as semi-trailer truck on road and as a wagon on rail.
As part of aggressive efforts to promote industrialization in the country with efficient use of energy, the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE)