S Venkataraman’s visiting card says it all Railwayman, 93 years, retired from service in June 1982, author of four books.
He said railways will completely move towards the e-tendering process to eliminate corruption.
The Railways unveiled its water conservation policy, a first in the transportation sector, to reduce wastage of the precious natural resource on the World Water Day today.
Seventeen states have agreed to form joint ventures with the Railways to fast-track infrastructure projects, the Lok Sabha was informed today.
Plagued with complaints, Railways plan to provide fresh food cooked at base kitchens in trains after every two hours to the passengers.
The Lok Sabha today passed Railway Appropriation Bills and supplementary demands for grants for this year.
Over 400 train stations in India have free WiFi services, thanks to the venture between Indian Railways and Google. Indian Railways has grown by leaps and bounds in the past couple of years, and continues to follow the latest trends.
There is a major change in plans for Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu’s UDAY brand of trains the overnight air-conditioned double-decker trains that ply between major cities.
The Railways aims to cut down its water bill and save up to Rs 400 crore annually with a roadmap for buying recycled water from private players.
Delhi’s Rail Bhawan will witness some construction work in the next few weeks. A contract has been awarded to build a 125 sq m prefabricated office on a third-floor terrace not far from the cabins of the members and chairman of the Railway Board — the highest decision making body of the Indian Railways (IR).