At a seminar on military logistics, experts called for reorientation of the entities towards defence
Approximately 5 per cent of total berths and seats in trains are earmarked as emergency quota on an all India basis.
Balance in the instrument should not exceed Rs 2,000.
The letter, sent on June 26 to the minister, opposes the creation of an independent rail regulator, considered the heart and soul of the panel’s recommended reform moves.
It also directed the Railways to reveal the number of people who have been fined for throwing garbage on railway tracks earlier.
A non-AC coach of Rewari-Sitapur passenger train is currently being lit by solar panels installed on its roof as part of Railways’ plan to harness the green source of energy.
With five more servers, the number of concurrent users is expected to go up from the existing 180,000 to 300,000.
The Indian Railways wants to promote use of non-conventional energy in its daily functioning.
This week, Problematics invites readers to a little arithmetic inside the coach, and a little heavenly geometry.
New ladder designs being tried out in trains, National Institute of Design roped in.
Much of the success of the Rail Budget depends on funding from outside agencies.
In April, Railways’ vigilance wing unearthed a freight weighment scam in which the software system that weighs goods on wagons passing over weigh-bridges was manipulated.
The new policy also aims to encourage corporates, NGOs and individuals to adopt a station and upgrade its passenger amenities.
The new tatkal booking schedule will come into effect in the next couple of days, a senior railway official said.
The proposed 378-km railway line to Tawang would begin from Missamari near Tezpur in Assam.
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