Stop fudging data to show improvement in punctuality figures: Piyush Goyal to railway zones


Stop fudging data to show improvement in punctuality figures: Piyush Goyal to railway zones

Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal has warned zonal railways to stop data manipulation to show improvement in punctuality, indicating that punctuality figures provided by zones varied from passengers’ feedback.

The national transporter had released figures that showed 76 per cent trains were running on time, as compared to an average 60 per cent all through. In a letter to the zonal heads, the Railway Board last week warned against such fudging of data.

“Wrong feeding of arrival/departure of trains at terminals and interchange points continues to be adopted by zonal railways and divisions falsify records to improve punctuality. Read More

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