Indian Railways train sets in demand globally! Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways is all set to supply two more Diesel Multiple Unit (DEMU) train sets to Sri Lanka. Recently, RITES has signed a contract worth $22.4 million with the neighbouring country Sri Lanka for the supply of two additional fully air-conditioned Diesel Multiple Unit train sets.
Indian Railways launches game-changer project to save over Rs 1,400 crore a year! Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways has introduced a new game-changing move for LHB coaches, 20 years after they were first introduced on the network.
Another feather in Indian Railways cap! On a mission mode, Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways has provided the RailWire free high-speed WiFi service at over 4,700 railway stations. According to Railway Minister Piyush Goyal,
Vande Bharat Express Delhi to Katra booking: Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways has a big gift for passengers this festive season! The much-awaited Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat Express train services will begin services in the upcoming Navratras, Piyush Goyal has said.
Big Dussehra and Diwali cheer for Indian Railways employees! In an annual boost, PM Narendra Modi-led Union Cabinet has approved the festive season productivity-linked bonus (PLB) for Indian Railways employees. This PLB is equivalent to 78 days’ wages.
The government plans to invite bids from global firms for the first time for coal mining blocks before end-2019, sources familiar with the matter said, a move that would end Coal India’s near-monopoly on the fuel as the nation tries to cut imports.
India’s oil import bill is expected to shoot up following a terror attack on the Saudi Aramco refinery and the resultant jump in global crude prices. India is vulnerable to price fluctuations as it imports 80% of its oil requirements, as domestic crude production has failed to keep pace with the needs of the fast-growing economy.