Indian Railways has earmarked limited number of berths under emergency quota in different trains and in different classes for those holding high official positions, Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday.
Railways Minister informed the Rajya Sabha on Friday that For the year 2017-18, a target of 3600 km in Complete Track Renewal (CTR) units has been kept for track renewal on Indian Railways.
Indian Railways has undertaken repairs of 3675 bridges in the last five years, the Railway Minister Piyush Goyal informed the Rajya Sabhaon Friday.
49 lakh LED street lights have been installed till date, covering 28 states/UTs under the Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP).
Under the Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP), A’s many as 49 lakh LED street lights have been installed till date, covering 28 states/UTs, the Minister of State (IC) Power, R K Singh told Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.
Saubhagya Scheme: Govt To Miss 2019 Target To Electrify All Households At Current Rate, Could Take As Long As 2022
The government has declared 2019 as the target date for every Indian household to get electricity. But a Factchecker analysis reveals that at current rates of electrification, it will take more than four years to provide power to all rural households alone.
Punctuality is very important but the government has taken a conscious decision to prioritise safety over other aspects, Railway minister Piyush Goyal told the Rajya Sabha today.
A total of 204 hydroelectric power stations are presently functional in the country, Rajya Sabha was informed today.
The Aadhaar number is not mandatory for booking rail tickets, the Centre told the Rajya Sabha on Friday.
As many as 3,285 inaccessible villages have been electrified in various States across the country under Decentralized Distributed Generation Scheme, minister Piyush Goyal said.
Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Piyush Goyal, in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha on Monday informed that as per information provided by the States, 13,872 un-electrified census villages have been reported to be electrified up to 30th June, 2017, out of 18,452 un-electrified villages in the country as on 1st April, 2015.
Fourteen under construction hydro power projects of above 25 Mw have been stalled due to various reasons, leading to cost overrun of Rs 25,593.78 crore, the government said on Monday.