Ashwani Lohani, Chairman of the Indian Railway Board, in an exclusive interview with Zee Business’s Sameer Dixit said that a train set is a new concept and the country’s first one will be running by October, 2018. The train is designed and is being built at ICF factory in Chennai. He also added, “We are working to increase the speed of existing trains but it can be achieved only by improving the and expanding the available Indian Railways infrastructure.
Here are the edited excerpts of the interview:
Q: My first question is related to the statement outside your office that visitors should not bring a bouquet. In addition, in recent past, you also asked Railways officers to address juniors as ‘aap’ not ‘tu’ or ‘tum’. What do you expect from all of this?
A: See, cultural reforms are needed to bring a sustainable improvement in any organisation as this helps in changing the mindset of people and the way they work. This change means a change in organisational setup, which would bring other changes along with it. Read More