Moving a step forward towards commissioning the Western Dedicated Freight Corridors (DFC), the Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Ltd recently carried out the first trial run of an Indian Railways locomotive on the 190 km stretch of the corridor’s Ateli-Phulera section.
Recently, India hosted the heads of 23 nations and 10 ministerial representatives for the first International Solar Alliance (ISA) summit, which is expected to give a boost to India’s ambitions to lead global sustainable development.
For India that for long struggled with electricity generation, moving to clean energy options at a nationwide level required an unprecedented approach and an unparalleled leadership.
Gadkari’s Highway Village Project Sees Good Response From Bidders, Driving Could Soon Be A Smoother Affair
Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari’s ambitious ‘Highway Village’ project has seen a good response with bidders eyeing at least 21 out of 34 sites, reports Mint.
Why The World Bank Wants Indian Railways To Create Country’s First Commuter Rail Company For Mumbai Local
The World Bank, which has financed multiple railways projects in Mumbai, wants the Indian Railways to set up the country’s first commuter railway company to manage the city’s local rail network, the Financial Express has reported.
The decision of South Western Railways (SWR) to introduce a dedicated train between Banaswadi in northeast Bengaluru to Hosur in Tamil Nadu has given residents of India’s Information Technology (IT) capital an alternative to the massive traffic snarls they would normally face on their way to work.
Southern Railway has rebutted reports that it has not been showing interest in implementing the Swachh Bharat Mission, a pet project of the Narendra Modi Government.
After Dropping Policy Plan, NITI Aayog Asks Seven Ministries To Frame Guidelines For Electric Vehicles
Government think-tank NITI Aayog has asked at least seven ministries to frame guidelines to encourage the use of electric vehicles (EVs), Mint has reported.
At the founding conference of the International Solar Alliance on Sunday, India announced one of the world’s largest investment plans in solar energy.
Southern Railways seems to be least interested in Swachh Bharat mission. Among the 16 railway divisions it has fared poorly in collecting fines from those who have littered on its promises.