Ministry of Railways and IT Ministry on Monday signed an agreement to allow ticket bookings through 290,000 common service centres (CSCs) in the country in next 8-9 months.
Railways organizes One Day Workshop ‘Mission Raftar’ aimed at raising the average speed of Freight & Coaching Trains
Ministry of Railways conducted a one day workshop “Mission Raftaar” aimed at raising the average speed of freight trains and coaching trains in New Delhi. The workshop was inaugurated by Shri Rajen Gohain, Minister of State for Railways & Shri Ashwani Lohani, Chairman,Railway Board.
Ministry of Railways and RailTel Corporation of India Limited (RCIL), a CPSE under the administrative control of the Ministry of Railways, signed a Memorandum of Uunderstanding (MoU). RCIL is implementing several Rail projects all over India for doubling, New Line, Electrification, Workshops etc.
Ministry of Railways and, Indian Railway Construction Company, International Ltd (IRCON) a Central PSU under the administrative control of the Ministry of Railways, signed an MoU with Ministry of Railways.
Ministry of Railways signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mumbai Railway Vikas Corporation Ltd (MRVC), a Joint venture of Ministry of Railways and the Government of Maharashtra, under the administrative control of the Ministry of Railways.
Ministry of Railways has decided to introduce New Weekly Humsafar Express train between Indore and Puri for the benefit of passengers. This train will be flagged off by Smt Sumitra Mahajan-Hon’ble Speaker of Lok Sabha in a function to be held at Indore station on 12th May 2018.
Ministry of Railways approved introduction of new weekly Humsafar Express between Bhagat Ki Kothi (Jodhpur Division/North Western Railway) and Tambaram (Chennai Division/Southern Railway) stations.
Tamil Nadu is yet to agree to the terms and conditions proposed by the Ministry of Railways to set up a joint venture company to speed up railway projects in the state. The ministry has been urging the government to sign the agreement for close to a year.
Container Corporation of India Ltd (CONCOR) has delivered a healthy performance for the March quarter. Reported numbers show flat revenues and a notable fall in profits. But the figures include the benefits of a government scheme, the revenues from which are lumpy.
In a bid to reduce expenditure on procurement, the Ministry of Railways has issued a new set of guidelines for electronic auction/reverse auction for works, services and earnings tenders.