Category: Railway Current Affairs

Odisha gets highest ever allocation of Rs 5,252 crore for railway projects

Odisha gets Rs 5,252 Crore for railway projects in the state from the center government in the Budget 2018. This is the highest ever amount received by Odisha from center govt in any budget. Earlier Odisha Chief minister of Odisha had demanded Rs. 6500 crore on January 17 from the government to railway infrastructure development […]

Railways India launches transparent and efficient “New Online Vendor Registration System” in its research arm RDSO

The research arm of Ministry of Railways India, Research Designs & Standards Organisation (RDSO) on has launched a New Online Vender Registration System. The motive of newly launched system is to make systems and procedures digital and more transparent. The new system was launched after Minister of Railways & Coal, Shri Piyush Goyal took a […]

Indian Railways Will Make All 8,500 Stations Wi-Fi Enabled

Indian Railways is all set to make all its Railway stations Wi-Fi enabled by March 2019. The initiative is taken under the government’s digital India Initiative. As per the report, approximately 8500 railway stations in the country including rural and remote areas will be equipped with Wi-Fi facilities at a cost of Rs. 700 crore […]

Indian Railways to make All Stations 100% LED lit by March 2018

In a move to reduce electricity consumption at railway Stations, Indian Railways has made a plan to make all its stations 100% LED lit by 31 March 2018 by replacing traditional lamps with LEDs. Light Emitting Diodes or LEDs have a longer lifespan and will consumes less energy as compared to normal lights which are […]

Railways Introduced Online Bill tracking system for Vendors, Agencies, Contractors

With an aim to promote transparency, efficiency and to go digital in the railway system, Online Bill tracking system for Vendors & Contractors was introduced by Minister of Railways & Coal, Piyush Goyal. As per the new system, Indian railway vendors will now be able to track their bill status and will be get paid within […]

Bandhan Express Train to Bangladesh flagged off by Modi, Sheikh Hasina, Mamata

Bandhan Express Train to Bangladesh

In a bid to strengthened relations between two countries, Bandhan Express train to Bangladesh has been flagged of between India and Bangladesh named as Bandhan Express from Kolkata-Dhaka by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Benarji. All three personalities were connected through video conferencing for inaugurating new […]

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