Ministry of Railways Current Affairs - 2019

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Bulletin: PM approves changes in Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on assuming his office took the very first decision of granting approval to major changes in the ‘Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme’ under the National Defence Fund. This decision is in line with PM’s vision for India’s safety, security and well-being of those who protect the nation. Changes approved by Prime Minister Read More…

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Rail Sahyog web portal launched for corporates to fund creation of amenities at Railway stations

Union Ministry of Railways has launched Rail Sahyog web portal (www.railsahyog.in). It will provide platform for Corporates and PSUs to fund creation of amenities at railway stations through Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) funds. Rail Sahyog portal This portal will allow companies to register their requests for contributing to create amenities at railway stations through their Read More…

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Government launches Rail Madad app to expedite and streamline passenger grievance redressal

The Union Ministry of Railways has launched Rail MADAD (Mobile Application for Desired Assistance During travel) Application to expedite and streamline passenger grievance redressal. The application was launched inline with Union Government’s Digital India Initative. Rail Madad app The app for the first time completely digitized the Complaint management system. It integrates RPGRAMS (Railway Passenger Read More…

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Mission Raftar: Ministry of Railways organizes one day workshop to raise speed of trains

Ministry of Railways conducted one day workshop Mission Raftaar aimed at raising average speed of freight trains and coaching trains in New Delhi. The workshop was inaugurated by Minister of State (MoS) for Railways Rajen Gohain and Chairman of Railway Board Ashwani Lohani. It was attended by all members of Railway Board along with General Read More…

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IRCTC Next Generation e-Ticketing System: Ministry of Railways launches new user interface

Union Ministry of Railways has launched new user interface of its Next Generation e-Ticketing (NGeT) System on Indian Railway’s Online Travel Portal (www.irctc.co.in). Through NGeT system, Indian Railways new online ticket booking system provides user-friendly, easy and fast way of booking rail tickets by automating journey planning and purchase of tickets. It was launched as Read More…

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Cabinet approves closure of Burn Standard Company Limited

The Union Cabinet has approved closure of Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE) Burn Standard Company Ltd (BSCL) under Ministry of Railways. This decision was taken in view of continuous poor physical and financial performance of company for more than decade despite financial assistance and other support from government and low probability of its revival in Read More…

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SRIJAN idea competition for 635 Stations Development launched at MyGov portal

Ministry of Railways has launched SRIJAN (Station Rejuvenation through Joint ActioN), an idea competition for development of 635 railway stations. It was launched on MyGov portal by Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation Limited (IRSDC). Key Facts IRSDC has taken up massive redevelopment of around 600 major Railway stations across the country. In this mega exercise, Read More…

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