Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on April 16 held a meeting with general managers of all zonal railways, production units and other senior officials to discuss targets for the 2019-20 financial year, an official of the national transporter said.
In the meeting held via video-conferencing, Goyal also took suggestions for improving safety, mobility and the overall performance of the Indian Railways. The officials were informed that a portal is being developed to manage targets, monthly achievements, KPIs and data analytics online.
“The GMs/DRMs will be able to get reports online about monthly and cumulative achievements. It was proposed to hold such video conferences around the 15th of every month to discuss monthly achievements of zones/divisions,” the official said.
A host of parameters were discussed in the meeting. These included safety, punctuality, freight loading, passengers, earnings, expenditures, infrastructure and capacity augmentation among other things. Read More