Union Coal Secretary Sumanta Choudhuri Friday said the Centre has to think seriously before deciding on the demand to raise the rate of coal royalty. Coal bearing states like Odisha are demanding that the Centre increase the royalty on the fuel.
In a major development, the Indian Railways has come up with a massive bonanza for the passengers by announcing that a discounted fare Scheme for AC Chair Car and Executive Class sitting accommodation is to be implemented from this month-end.
The State-run power trading firm Gridco (Grid Corporation of Odisha Limited) has requested the Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) to reconsider its decision on hike in the power rates creating an apprehension that the electricity tariff may increase in the State this year.
After launching its biggest crackdown on railway ticket agents and touts, the Special Intelligence Branch of the Railway Protection Force (RPF) is now probing the role of insiders involved in the racket which runs into several crores.
In order to clear the extra rush of passengers and provide a comfortable journey to the commuters during the Summer Season 2019, the Indian Railways has decided to run several Summer Special Trains.
With an aim to bring greater transparency for train passengers, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal had in February launched a new feature on the IRCTC website enabling passengers to view the reservation chart and vacant berths online.
Did you ever get the feeling that Indian Railways and IRCTC are looting the passengers in the name of cancellation fees? Many of the travellers complained “Why should we pay cancellation fee for no fault at all”.
The Indian Railways has always been committed in upgrading its facilities bringing joy to millions of commuters. With around six to seven lakh bookings every day, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC),
The Indian Railways offers concessions on ticket prices to 53 different categories, ranging from 10-100 per cent. While students going to their hometown or educational tours can avail a concession of 50 per cent in second and sleeper class,
Ministry of Railways is always concerned over the safety of railway passengers during their journey and even at the stations. In a notice, the Ministry stated that it is providing the First Aid emergency care and medical facilities