Rationalising fares to prevent the financial derailment of Indian Railways


Rationalising fares to prevent the financial derailment of Indian Railways

Ameya Pimpalkhare is an Associate Fellow at ORF’s Mumbai Centre. He works on the themes of energy and transportation. His key research interests include: sustainable energy, energy management, sustainability and the Indian Railways.

Ameya was a part of a project — Estimating the Rooftop Solar Potential of Greater Mumbai — done in collaboration with IIT Bombay. He has also organised an experts’ roundtable in 2015 on the theme Make in India for a Solar India. He was also involved in designing a timetable for the Mumbai Suburban Railway Network.

Ameya has co-authored the report: Why Maha Mumbai (MMR) needs a Unified Suburban Railway Zone? He is currently tracking the energy efficiency sector in India and freight business of the Indian Railways.

Ameya Pimpalkhare and Paresh Rawal is Consultant in ORF Mumbai. The authors thank Mr Vivek Sahai, Distinguished Fellow, ORF Mumbai and former Chairman of the Railway Board, for his help in the completion of this brief. Read More

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