Union Minister of Railways Current Affairs, GK & News

Union Railway Minister inaugurates first phase of the East-West corridor

India’s first under-water Metro rail service is the Kolkata Metro, where the metro train plies under the river Hooghly of West Bengal. The under-water stretch of the project is nearly 5.8 kilometers. The project is being executed by Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation Limited. Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal recently flagged off the first phase of ..

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Indian Railways to run completely on Electricity by 2024

On Monday, 27th January 2020, the Union Minister of Railway and Commerce & Industry, Piyush Goyal announced that the entire network of Indian Railways which is about 1,25,000 km of track length and nearly 68,000 km of route length is set to run on electricity by the year 2024 since diesel locomotives are gradually been ..

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Inauguration of AI-powered National Stock Exchange Knowledge Hub by Piyush Goyal

Today, on the 6th of January 2020, the Union Minister of Railways & Commerce and Industry, Piyush Goyal inaugurated the National Stock Exchange (NSE) Knowledge Hub in New Delhi, which is an Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered learning ecosystem that will assist the banking, financial services, and insurance (BFSI) sector. In preparing future-ready talent for the ..

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Indian Railways conducting trials of Tri-Netra technology

Union Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal during Question Hour informed Rajya Sabha members that Indian Railways is conducting TRI-NETRA (Terrain Imaging for Drivers Infrared, Enhanced, Optical & Radar Assisted) technology for detecting obstructions on tracks. Key Highlights Background: First in 2002-03 India Railways has developed a modern technology and tried it extensively but it was ..

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Railway Minister launches Rail Drishti Dashboard

The Union Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal has launched Rail Drishti dashboard. It encompasses all the digitisation efforts in Indian Railways and promotes transparency and accountability. Rail Drishti Dashboard The url of the dashboard is raildrishti.cris.org.in. The dashboard brings information from various sources on a single platform and gives access to key statistics and parameters to every ..

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