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After 3K Shramik trains, Goyal urges states to allow more

After 3K Shramik trains, Goyal urges states to allow more

🕔11:37, 25.May 2020

New Delhi, May 25 Union Railway Minister on Monday said that the national transporter has operated more than 3,000 Shramik Special trains to transport the stranded migrant workers and also appealed the state governments to give permission to railways to

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Railways needs Rs 50 lakh cr in next 12 yrs: Piyush Goyal

Railways needs Rs 50 lakh cr in next 12 yrs: Piyush Goyal

🕔06:49, 23.Nov 2019

New Delhi, Nov 23  The Indian Railways will require about Rs 50 lakh crores in the next 12 years to meet the demands of new lines, better services and quality of services, said Railway Minister Piyush Goyal at the Rajya

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Telecom sector success by imports but time to change: Goyal

Telecom sector success by imports but time to change: Goyal

🕔18:38, 12.Sep 2019

New Delhi, Sep 12  Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday attributed the telecom revolution in the country to imports but stressed the need to start building up capacities to replace them with domestic products, while weeding out undesirable imports. Goyal

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Air hostesses to give flight-like service on board Vande Bharat Exp

Air hostesses to give flight-like service on board Vande Bharat Exp

🕔19:08, 7.Aug 2019

New Delhi, Aug 7  After its high-tech interiors and tasty meals, now the superfast Delhi-Varanasi Vande Bharat Express will have smartly-turned out ‘airhostesses’ on board handing out food to passengers. Indian Railways has hired over 34 ‘airhostesses and flight stewards’

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Piyush Goyal takes charge as Railway Minister

Piyush Goyal takes charge as Railway Minister

🕔18:36, 31.May 2019

New Delhi, May 31 A day after being sworn in as Cabinet Minister, Piyush Goyal on Friday took charge as the Railway Minister for a second time and said that he will do more to improve passenger comfort and freight transportation.

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Now monitor railway punctuality, earnings with ‘eDrishti’

Now monitor railway punctuality, earnings with ‘eDrishti’

🕔13:33, 25.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 25  Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday launched a dashboard for passengers to keep track of train punctuality as well as other such information from anywhere in the country. The ‘eDrishti’ dashboard has been developed by the

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BHEL wins ICAI National Award for Excellence in Cost Management

BHEL wins ICAI National Award for Excellence in Cost Management

🕔12:07, 18.Oct 2018

New Delhi, October 18: Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has been conferred the ‘ICAI National Award for Excellence in Cost Management 2017’. The award was presented by Sh. Piyush Goyal, Hon’ble Union Minister of Railways and Coal, to Sh. Atul Sobti,

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SAIL receives 15th National Award for Excellence in Cost Management

SAIL receives 15th National Award for Excellence in Cost Management

🕔21:23, 17.Oct 2018

New Delhi, 17 October, 2018: Steel Authority of India Ltd. (SAIL) has beenawarded with the National Award for Excellence in Cost Management for first place in the category ‘Public – Manufacturing – Mega’ by The Institute of Cost Accountants of

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Railway line to be constructed along Nagpur-Mumbai Super Express way – Shri Piyush Goyal

Railway line to be constructed along Nagpur-Mumbai Super Express way – Shri Piyush Goyal

🕔20:38, 16.Jul 2018

Indian Railways and MahaMetro (Metro Railway Project Company of Maharashtra) today signed an MoU for linking railway line to Metro coaches on broad gauge network & creating a Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) in Nagpur city. The MoU signing ceremony

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Goyal holds meet on eliminating unmanned railway crossings

Goyal holds meet on eliminating unmanned railway crossings

🕔10:27, 27.Apr 2018

New Delhi, April 27  After 13 students under 10 years were killed when a speeding train rammed into their school van at an unmanned rail crossing in Uttar Pradesh, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal held a high level meeting to discuss

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Goyal denies Congress charges of impropriety as false

Goyal denies Congress charges of impropriety as false

🕔10:45, 5.Apr 2018

New Delhi, April 5  Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday described the Congress’s allegations of “impropriety” and “conflict of interest” as “false and malicious campaign”. In a statement, the BJP leader also said that the entire issue was nothing but

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Home Minister lays foundation stone for redevelopment of railway stations at lucknow

Home Minister lays foundation stone for redevelopment of railway stations at lucknow

🕔20:28, 18.Mar 2018

Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh today laid the foundation stone for Redevelopment of Gomti Nagar & Charbagh Railway Stations at Lucknow. The redevelopment project is being executed by NBCC (India) Ltd., a Navratna CPSE under the Ministry of Housing

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Indian Railways adopts General Conditions of Contract for Services

Indian Railways adopts General Conditions of Contract for Services

🕔11:57, 5.Feb 2018

In another first, Indian Railways have introduced new General Conditions or Contracts (GCC) for Services to define the terms & conditions for contractors engaged in service contracts for non-operational areas such as Housekeeping, Facilities Management, Consultancy etc., as distinct from

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Complete automation of Railways’ signalling system on the cards

Complete automation of Railways’ signalling system on the cards

🕔10:14, 29.Jan 2018

New Delhi, Jan 29 Complete modernisation of Indian Railways’ entire signalling system, including automation, at a whopping cost of Rs 78,000 crore is likely to get the nod among other safety measures in the forthcoming budget. The Railways, which is likely

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Highlights of the Railways Union budget for 2017-18

Highlights of the Railways Union budget for 2017-18

🕔10:04, 1.Feb 2017

  Ministry of Railways: Highlights of Budget 2017-18 The first combined Budget of independent India that includes the Railways. This will help to synergise the investments in railways, roads, waterways and civil aviation. For 2017-18, the total capital and development

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Railways to offer 10% rebate on seat left after chart preparation

Railways to offer 10% rebate on seat left after chart preparation

🕔09:44, 20.Dec 2016

New Delhi, Dec 20  Railways on Monday said that it will provide 10 per cent rebate on any seat left vacant after the preparation of the chart.According to the Railways Ministry, the decision was taken after the review meeting on

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BHEL wins the EEPC Export Excellence Award

BHEL wins the EEPC Export Excellence Award

🕔11:32, 14.Dec 2016

BHEL has won the EEPC INDIA National Award for Export Excellence for the year 2014-15 as ‘Star Performer – Project Exports (Large Enterprise)’.  The award was received by Atul Sobti, CMD, BHEL from Suresh Prabhu, Union Minister of Railways. Instituted by

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Comprehensive Plan to Revamp Indian Railways Coming

Comprehensive Plan to Revamp Indian Railways Coming

🕔14:00, 11.Nov 2016

Administrative and Structural Changes in Offing   By TN Ashok   New Delhi , Nov 11 : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today announced that government was coming out with a comprehensive plan to revamp the Indian Railways from the administrative

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Maharashtra, Indian Railways to collaborate for rail projects

Maharashtra, Indian Railways to collaborate for rail projects

🕔11:06, 22.Apr 2016

Mumbai, April 22  The Indian Railways and Maharashtra government will form a special purpose vehicle to take up nine major railway projects in the state worth around Rs.23,000 crores, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu announced here on Thursday.The SPV – Maharashtra

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$140 bn to be invested in railways in next Five Year Plan: Prabhu

$140 bn to be invested in railways in next Five Year Plan: Prabhu

🕔08:54, 9.Jan 2016

Kolkata, Jan 9  The government has decided to pump in $140 billion in the railways in the next Five Year Plan as infrastructure investment, Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu said here on Friday.“We have taken a decision to invest $140 billion in

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