The railways will showcase its first (gold standard) on Monday. The New Delhi-Kathgodam Shatabdi Express will be the first to be launched as part of the railways’ ‘Swarn’ project which aims to renovate India’s premium trains, including Rajdhanis and Shatabdis.
Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Thursday that the government was exploring fiscal stimulus measures to spur industrial growth and promote job creation, amid concerns about a sharp slowdown in the economy.
India and South Korea have reviewed the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) during the visit of Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu Seoul, official sources said on Monday.
Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu will hold a meeting with industry bodies on September 26 to discuss issues pertaining to industrial growth and the interventions required to resolve them, a government official said.
India will further strengthen the Korea Plus cell created here to promote and facilitate investments, Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu said.
Praising the job done by his predecessor Suresh Prabhu, Union Minister for Coal and Railways Piyush Goyal claimed that Mumbai city was his priority in terms of scaling of railway infrastructure.
India’s first solar powered train was launched merely a month ago by former railway minister Suresh Prabhu. Only a month old, the solar train is under threats from villagers trying to steal the train’s solar panel.
Piyush Goyal today took charge of the Railway Ministry as his predecessor Suresh Prabhu has been shifted to Commerce and Industry Ministry.
Soon, you will be able to travel to Lonavala and Igatpuri in a train coach like that seen in European trains plying in the Swiss Alps.
Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu today rubbished the talk of his demotion in the Cabinet reshuffle, saying he looks at his new task as an opportunity to ensure rapid economic growth of the country.