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Railway Board Chairman Vinod Kumar Yadav says a new committee headed by cabinet secretary will look into modalities of the merger of 8 services.
In an interview, Railway Board Chairman Vinod Kumar Yadav spoke about the reasons behind unifying 8 railway services, restructuring of the board & other issues.
Railway Board Chairman Vinod Kumar Yadav says 53% of land has already been acquired & a joint measurement survey has been carried out for 93% of the land.
Today’s political, economic & strategic punditry from Vivek Katju, Seema Sirohi, Premvir Das, Swati Narayan & many others.
From preferential treatment for private trains to troubles with employee unions, several issues are making the railway privatisation plan appear doomed.
According to the Union Budget, the Indian Railways will need to spend 97.4 paise to earn every rupee in 2019-20, and 96.2 paise per rupee in 2020-21.
Railways has put out new tenders for equipment to manufacture 44 Vande Bharat train-sets, but this is set to delay launch. A senior official has alleged ‘sabotage’ in tweaked tenders.
The force has arrested Ghulam Mustafa a self-taught software developer from Jharkhand who allegedly had around 563 personal IRCTC IDs, and suspicious list of 2,400 SBIs and 600 regional rural banks account.
Modi govt’s $1.5 trillion plan to upgrade & build infrastructure to shore up growth will boost outlook for zinc, used to galvanize steel & prevent corrosion.
In a letter, MP and member of Standing Committee of Railways Manoj Jha, says merger proposal brought without consensus of non-technical civil servants.