Vanchi-Maniyachchi- Nagercoil via Tirunelveli is an important trunk route serving Southern end of Tamil Nadu and Kerala. The section is heavily passenger oriented which also serve the goods traffic from nearby ports.
Considering the increase in future demand in the southern end of Tamil Nadu and Kerala, the Centre on Wednesday approved a Rs 1000 crore project for doubling the railway line capacity between Vanchi-Maniyachchi- Nagercoil via Tirunelveli.
The MoU, signed on 30th May, 2017 at Spain, will help in strengthening bilateral cooperation between the two countries with the exchange of expertise and networking of information.
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi was apprised of the recent Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and Spain on India-Spain Cooperation in renewable energy.
In a bid to promote manufacturing in India, the cabinet on Wednesday approved the domestic purchase preference policy for state-run oil firms that will allow domestic service or product providers to offer a higher bid and still be eligible for the contract.
The Cabinet earlier this week cleared what is perhaps the biggest reform for the Indian Railways when it approved the creation of an independent regulator Railway Development Authority (RDA) that will among other things determine tariffs.
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved closure/winding up of CREDA HPCL Biofuel Ltd (CHBL) and IndianOil – Chhattisgarh Renewable Energy Development Agency (CREDA) Biofuels Limited (ICBL).