Shramik trains Current Affairs, GK & News

Shramik Trains generated Rs 360 crores revenue

The Railway Board recently informed that the Indian Railways has carried 4,450 Shramik trains so far carrying 6 million migrant workers generating revenue of Rs 360 crores. Highlights The average fare of Shramik special train was around Rs 600 per ticket. Though the revenue seems bigger, the Railways collected only 15% of cost of operations. ..

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NMIS-National Migrant Information System developed by NDMA

On May 16, 2020, the National Disaster Management Authority launched the National Migrant Information System. It is a central online repository for the migrant workers. Highlights The online portal will help in inter-state communication to facilitate smooth movement of migrant workers. The portal also has added advantages such as contact tracing that will help in ..

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Passenger Train services partially restored

On May 12, 2020, the Indian Railways partially begins passenger train services. Around 15 trains are to be operated. These trains are in addition to the “Shramik special trains” that are in service transporting migrant workers. Highlights Only confirmed ticket holders will be allowed to board the train. The passengers should observe social distancing throughout ..

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