The Railway Ministry’s plan to convert the 130-year-old Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) building in south Mumbai, into a museum, has run into a controversy with architects and rail employees raising objections over the move.
Renewable energy sector has attracted the highest amount of potential investment during the investors’ summit with entrepreneurs evincing interest in this relatively new field.
A day after railway employees protested the decision to convert the UNESCO-listed Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) into a rail museum, the Railways went a step ahead and invited architects and consultants to present designs for the proposed museum.
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.
The Centre may list Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL), RITES and Indian Railway Finance Corporation (IRFC) to raise about Rs 5,200 crore this fiscal, even as disinvestment via the initial public offering route has touched a record high this year.
The revived plan of Coal India (CIL) to buy railway wagons to transport fuel is likely to see the transporter pay the miner lease rental for the rolling stock, similar to the arrangement the Indian Railways has with its arm Indian Railway Finance Corporation (IRFC).
Last year, an acute shortage of coal had virtually paralysed private power plants and state-run units while the nation stared at an energy crisis.
Nearly 44 years after India nationalised its coal sector, the industry has been thrown open for participation by private players, in a move that would bring in competition for state-owned Coal India (CIL), which has till now enjoyed a monopoly over the business.
To set in motion a revamped station redevelopment programme, the ministry of railways is seeking approval to nominate public-sector undertakings (PSUs) in case the proposed nodal agency.
The NDA government has made four times the investment in railway projects in Maharashtra as compared to investments made during the UPA-II regime, said Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal.