The compensation package for the farmers whose land will be acquired for the Ahmedabad-Mumbai Bullet train project will be “much more” than what is mandated by the Land Acquisition Act, a senior official has said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has turned down Railway Minister Piyush Goyal’s ambitious plan to convert Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus into one of the first museum-cum-railway stations in India, ministry sources said.
The terminal was built over 10 years, starting in 1878. It was designed on the late medieval Italian models and it was elevated to the status of a Unesco World Heritage Site in 2004.
Rail transport is undergoing a huge transformation thanks to automated, wireless and connected technologies that whoosh passengers down the tracks faster and more efficiently than ever before possible.
The Central government is expected to get Rs 8,044 crore as interim dividend from state-owned Coal India Ltd for the fiscal year 2017-18.