According to All India Railwaymen’s Federation, there are around 13.26 lakh on-roll employees in Railways of which almost 75 per cent fall in the safety category.
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Sunday, July 24, 2016
The translocation of the 18th century armoury at Srirangapatana will bring about changes to the town’s railway station. It will not have a station master to officiate as the signalling and communications will be automatically controlled from Pandavapura and Naganahalli, which will be the block section on the stretch.
Passengers can soon tune in to popular FM radio stations while travelling on trains, with the Indian Railway firming up plans to roll out a Rail Radio service for 'onboard infotainment' which would also come in handy in emergency situations and disasters.
Travel time between Bengaluru and Mysuru could be reduced to 90 minutes in the near future if trials with a high speed, tilting train manufactured by Spanish manufacturer Talgo conducted between Delhi and Mumbai in the next few days are successful.
Friday, July 22, 2016
The Railway Ministry has granted 'special project' status to the much-awaited new rail line between Wardha and Nanded districts via Yavatmal stretching over 284 kms, a senior official here said.
By: PTI | Yavatmal(maha) | Updated: July 22, 2016
Train of hope provided free health to a million people in rural India
By Ahmad Mukhtiyar , New Delhi
Thursday, July 21, 2016
TIRUCHI, July 22, 2016 SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT THE HINDU
: The railway authorities have ordered an inquiry into an incident wherein a loco pilot of the Kanyakumari – Chennai Express overshot the red signal at the starter point at Mathur railway station and entered the non-electrified track leading to detention of train and few others in the early hours of Wednesday. Power supply to the electric locomotive too got cut
By Express News Service Published: 21st July 2016
China is slated to develop New Bhubaneswar (Odisha) and Baiyappanahalli (Bengaluru) railway stations, while Mumbai Central, Jammu, Jaipur and Varanasi stations will be modernised matching airport-like amenities with Belgium's help.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
The Minister made this announcement on Sunday when he laid the foundation stone of one Megawatt solar power plant at the Amritsar Railway Station.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Monday, July 18, 2016
SCRAP THE EMPOWERED COMMITTEE ON RUNNING ALLOWANCE:
By The New Indian Express Published: 19th July 2016
Given its critique of the institutional and governance framework created by decades of Congress rule, the NDA government has been keen on recasting it to suit the changing times. After scrapping the Planning Commission and instituting the NITI Aayog in its place, the government is now toying with the idea of merging railway and general budgets.
The private sector persons are crying that the Central Government employees are highly paid , the case is not true . A detailed study comparing the salary and emoluments of employees belonging to government and private sector is made by the IIM -Ahmedabad . The 7th CPC study, commissioned and later factored in by the 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC), took a wide range of samples — doctors, engineers and accounts officers at higher levels, down to the skilled categories like MTS.
By Express News Service Published: 12th July 2016