In a bid to adopt green technology, the Indian Railways is giving a big push to renewable energy to attain cost efficiency, Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Wednesday.
“The Railway Ministry is giving a big push to use renewable energy, electrification for ensuring sustainability and cost efficiency,” Minister Prabhu said during a roundtable discussion here with the external stakeholders of the railways.
Prabhu observed that managing railways’ operations while being environmentally sustainable remained a “challenge”.
Prabhu said: “Railways is working on mainstreaming sustainability in our strategy.”
“Having set up a separate directorate for environment, it is no more a peripheral activity, and now integrated with and complements the core activity.”
Prabhu during the roundtable discussion highlighted the green inititives of the railways. Read More…
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