Railways is set to end a colonial-era practice of appointing khalasis or 'bungalow peons' who worked at the residences of senior officials, following an order from the Railway Board barring any new appointment to the post
The Railways is set to end a colonial-era practise of appointing khalasis or 'bungalow peons' who worked at the residences of senior officials, following an order from the Railway Board barring any new appointment to the post.
Held a meeting with Railway Board Officials and discussed exploring new avenues of freight traffic. Spoke about innovating business models to cater to the transportation needs of various sectors, benefitting the domestic industry.
Held a meeting with Railway Board officials and reviewed the progess of various sections of the Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) project. Also discussed the initiatives being taken for business development in DFC.
Take a 🚄 to Board a ✈️: Facilitating easy & comfortable transportation for air passengers & airport employees, Railway Station near Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru to be ready next month.
Held a meeting with Railway Board officials and reviewed the initiatives being taken for powering of trains and increasing their average speed. Also, discussed the development of new locomotives locally, to give a boost to the 'Make in India' initiative.
One of the sweetest sights at the Gulbarga Railway Station in Karnataka is the excitement in the eyes of Indian Railways staff as they say goodbye to the first train out for workers, this one is headed to U. P. We were on board this train and will have more ground reports later
#WATCH Maharashtra: Huge crowd of migrant workers gathered outside the Bandra railway station in Mumbai earlier today to board a "Shramik special' train to Bihar. Only people who had registered themselves(about 1000) were allowed to board, rest were later dispersed by police.
#WATCH Odisha: A woman passenger fell down in the gap between platform and train while she was trying to board a running train at Bhubaneswar Railway Station today. She was rescued by an RPF constable.
Officers will have an equal opportunity based on merit cum seniority to become a part of the Railway Board. Posts will not be fixed based on the officer's cadre. We will have an Alternate Mechanism to ensure that the promotion and seniority of all 8,400 officers are protected.
#Breaking | After UP CM @myogiadityanath , Indian Railways walks the talk on vandals. 'Railway property worth Rs 80 crore have been damaged during anti-CAA protests & recovery of damages to be made from those involved,' says Railway Board chairman. Mohit Bhatt with details.
Madhya Pradesh: 18235 Bhopal-Bilaspur Express left from Bhopal railway station earlier this morning. The railway staff on board the train, including the Ticket Checker, Loco Pilot and GRP constable, are all women. #InternationalWomensDay
Chaired a meeting with Railway Board officials & directed them to undertake immediate measures on passengers' safety