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Operation Thirst launched by Indian Railway

The Railway Protection Force (RPF) has recently launched ‘Operation Thirst’ to crackdown the selling of unauthorized Packaged Drinking Water (PDW). According to RPF, the operation was launched in all major railway stations across the country to curb the menace of unauthorized PDW in the premises of railway stations. During the operation, which was carried out ..

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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 ..

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Vinod Kumar Yadav appointed as new Chairman of Railway Board

Vinod Kumar Yadav, the South Central Railway (SCR) general manager, has been appointed as Chairman of the Railway Board under the Ministry of Railways and ex-officio Principal Secretary to the Government of India. He succeeded Ashwani Lohani. Yadav led SCR to a creditable performance during his tenure as General Manager. The Zone recorded its best ..

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Arun Jaitley head of newly constituted Group of Ministers (GoM) on stressed power assets

The Union government has constituted a Group of Ministers (GoM) headed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to examine the specific recommendations of High Level Empowered Committee (HLEC) constituted to address the issue of stressed power projects and forward their comments for consideration by the Union Cabinet. The panel, headed by Cabinet Secretary P K Sinha, ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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