South Central Railway Current Affairs, GK & News
President of India Droupadi Murmu presented the National Energy Conservation Awards, National Energy Efficiency Innovation Awards and National Painting Competition prizes on the occasion of National Energy Conservation Day (December 14). What are Energy Conservation Awards? The National Energy Conservation Awards was launched by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), which comes under the aegis ..
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
Topics: Bureau of Energy Efficiency • Ministry of Power • National Energy Conservation Awards Programme • National energy conservation day • National Energy Efficiency Innovation Awards • South Central Railway • Unlocking National Energy Efficiency potential
The Konkan Railway Corporation has finished electrification of its entire 741-kilometer route that stretches from Roha, Maharashtra to Thokur, Karnataka. Overview: This electrification of the 741-kilometer stretch will bring about savings of fuel amounting to Rs 150 crore. It will also reduce the dependence on diesel along with ensuring pollution-free, seamless operations. By December 2023, ..
International Level Crossing Awareness Day was observed by “South-Central Railway (SCR)” on June 10, 2021. Awareness programmes was conducted for public at level crossing gates. Highlights On the occasion, railway authorities took up operation to remove manned level crossings in phased manner by constructing Limited Height Subways (LHS), Road Under Bridges (RUBs) and Road Over ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2021
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs
Topics: Indian Railways • International Level Crossing Awareness Day • Level Crossings • manned level crossings • South Central Railway • South Central Railway zone • South Coast Railway zone • Unmanned Level Crossings
On January 14, 2020, the South-Central Railways and SBI signed MoU to implement door step banking in 585 railway stations Highlights The MoU will enable direct pick up of cash from all the railway stations included in the MoU. Before the agreement, the earnings generated at the railway stations were manually sent to nearest banks ..
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs - 2022
South Central Railway (SCR), one of the 18 zones of Indian Railways has commissioned the longest electrified tunnel in Indian Railways. Key Features of Longest Electrified Railway Tunnel The newly commissioned electrified tunnel measures 6.6 kilometres. It is situated between Cherlopalli and Rapuru Railway stations in Nellore district, Andhra Pradesh. It will be helpful for ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2019
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Kacheguda Railway Station in Hyderabad has become the first energy-efficient ‘A1 Category’ railway station in India. It falls under the Hyderabad division of the South Central Railway (SCR). Key Facts Kacheguda Railway Station attained the 100% energy-efficient status by replacing 1312 conventional lights with light-emitting diode (LED) lighting, 12 air conditioners (ACs) with energy efficient ..