Twelve days, ten destinations and Rs 1,000 per day, an economical religious tour package ‘Seven Jyotirling Yatra’ for tricity residents is being offered by Indian Railways and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC). The package will cost Rs 11,340 per person.
Under pressure from the Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) for restructuring and reformation, which is mandatory as per the Electricity Act, 2003, a proposal has been mooted for corporatisation of the department.
In its endeavour to make Chandigarh first renewable city, the Chandigarh administration is all set to install country’s largest solar photovoltaic power capacity of 20 MW over water storage reservoirs.
The Ambala division is busy with the preparation plan for upgrading the signalling system at the Chandigarh railway station which will be part of a double-lane project between Dappar-Chandigarh.
The union railway ministry allocated Rs 5 crore for Chandigarh railway station in the budget taking into consideration the provision for the installation of lifts and escalators at station premises for city during financial year 2018-19.
If all goes according to the plans of the ministry of new and renewal energy (MNRE), City Beautiful will be on green energy by the end of 2018. After the selection of Chandigarh for development as a model solar city, MNRE directed Chandigarh administration to make the city 100% renewable energy powered. The project deadline is the end of 2018.
PEC deemed university will have a solar technology park on campus, which research scholars will use to conduct experiments.
It will cost about Rs 11,000 crore ($1.7 billion) to increase the train speed up to 200 km per hour on the Delhi-Chandigarh route so that a passenger can travel the distance in two hours, according to the draft final report submitted by SNCF, the French railway, to Indian Railways.
The new Tejas Express has finally featured in the timetable for passengers travelling between Chandigarh and New Delhi.
Yet another inspection has called for better facilities at Chandigarh railway station. In a check carried out on Friday, a team headed by Northern Railways chief commercial manager (freight marketing) Om Parkash Chaudhary said