In May 2020, the World bank had sanctioned 1 billion USD of loan to India. This is the highest ever loan sanctioned by the bank to India. About the loan The loan was provided to help India prevent, detect and respond to COVID-19 crisis. The funds provided were exclusively for the India COVID-19 Emergency Response ..
Railway Board: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs
The government recently gave green signal to the restructuring of the Railway Board. It was done to move to a corporate model. Earlier, the Union Cabinet in December 2019 cleared a proposal for restructuring of the board through a leaner structure on functional lines. Key Facts The number of Railway Board members will be reduced to five ..
V.P. Pathak took over as Member (Materials Management) Railway Board. Previously, he had been working as Director General (RS), Railway Board since June 2018, and General Manager of Chittaranjan Locomotive Works since December 2016. Shri Pathak was Indian Railway Stores Service Officer of 1980 batch. He has worked in different capacities in ER, NR, NCR, ..
Shri N. Kashinath took over as Member (Signal & Telecom) of Railway Board. He was associated with Train Describer Project, Survey for the Mobile Train Radio Communication in Northeast Frontier Railway, etc. Shri N. Kashinath belongs to the 1980 Batch of the Indian Railway Service of Signal Engineers (IRSSE). Previously, he was working as DG ..
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 ..