In a bid to provide affordable health checks to the train passengers and Indian Railways employees, the Indian Railways has decided to install Health ATM Kiosk at various places in India. For availing the Health ATM Kiosk, one will have to pay nominal charges.
After the IRCTC got the Tejas Express operations in the Delhi-Lucknow route, it seems that the Indian Railways is fast running towards privatisation. Now, two aviation companies SpiceJet and IndiGo are all set to start train operations.
Giving a boost to Electric Vehicles in country, the government has decided to provide at least one Charging Station to be available in a grid of 3 Km x 3 Km in the cities and one Charging Station at every 25 Km on both sides of highways/roads, according to revised Electric Vehicle charging guidelines.
The Charbagh railway station and Lucknow Junction have been ranked 150th and 109th among 700-odd railway stations in the country in a cleanliness survey conducted by Indian Railways and Quality Council of India.
In a further boost to the electric vehicle market, SmartE on Thursday inaugurated two new charging hubs at Uttam Nagar and Rajouri Garden Metro Station. With these additions, SmartE will now serve more than 20 metro stations in Delhi NCR.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah flagged off the New Delhi to Katra Vande Bharat Express on Thursday morning in the presence of Union Ministers Dr Jitendra Singh and Dr Harsh Vardhan. The Indian Railways has informed that the ticket bookings for the same have already started on IRCTC official website
In a bid to stop the usage of single use plastic on station premises and in trains, Indian Railways has issued instructions to vendors at all stations not to use polythene bags to sell food and beverages. Further, the railway will also stop using aluminum foil in the packaging of food items supplied in trains.