Dec 14, 2017

Posting Order Sri of P K Mishra as Chief C COR, NKJ


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Dec 13, 2017

रेलवे : निरीक्षण के नाम पर नहीं चलेगी खानापूरी, रेलकर्मियों को निरीक्षण रिपोर्ट करनी होगी अपडेट

रेलवे में संरक्षा और अन्य निरीक्षणों के मामलों में अब खानापूरी नहीं चलेगी। रेलकर्मियों को निरीक्षण की रिपोर्ट को ऑनलाइन अपलोड करना होगा। इसमें स्थल निरीक्षण से संबंधित फोटो और वीडियो के अलावा जांच रिपोर्ट होगी। इसके लिए रेलवे में एक ई-इंस्पेक्शन एप्लीकेशन तैयार किया है। यह एप मोबाइल और कंप्यूटर दोनों पर लोड हो सकता है।

रेलवे बोर्ड अध्यक्ष अध्यक्ष अश्वनी लोहानी ने अफसरों को जिम्मेदारी लेने की नसीहत दी


रेलवे बोर्ड अध्यक्ष लोहानी ने अफसरों को जिम्मेदारी लेने की दी नसीहत

रेलवे बोर्ड के अध्यक्ष अश्वनी लोहानी ने सभी महाप्रबंधकों तथा मंडलीय प्रबंधकों से संरक्षा संबंधी मामलों में व्यक्तिगत तौर पर रुचि लेने तथा खामियों को निर्धारित समय के भीतर दूर करने को कहा है। उन्होंने उत्साही अधिकारियों को नए प्रयोगों की छूट देने में आनाकानी करने के खिलाफ भी जीएम व डीआरएम को आगाह किया है।

जीएम तथा डीआरएम को लिखी चिट्ठी में लोहानी ने कहा है कि रेलवे में संरक्षा को सुनिश्चित करने के लिए विभिन्न विभागों द्वारा अपने-अपने क्षेत्रों में कई स्तरों पर निगरानी व जांच की व्यवस्था है। इसके अलावा संरक्षा विभाग अलग से इनके कार्यो की अपने स्तर पर सुपर जांच करता है। जिसके तहत समय-समय पर औचक निरीक्षण, संरक्षा ऑडिट तथा संयुक्त निरीक्षण की कार्रवाइयां की जाती हैं।

VERY VERY SHOCKING ANALYSIS - ACCIDENT के कारणों का मुख्य संरक्षा अधिकारी का अधुरा एवं गलत आकलन


क्या आप जानते हैं कि इतने रेल एक्सीडेंट क्यों हो रहे हैं ?

Bolangir police rescues 58 bonded labourers, middleman detained


bonded labourer

Bolangir: Odisha police on Wednesday busted a human trafficking racket and rescued as many as 58 persons who were being trafficked to Andhra Pradesh as bonded labourer. Police have also detained one middleman near Ghunes village under Turekela police limits in Bolangir district.

According to reports, police had a tip-off that score of people are being trafficking to neighbouring Andhra Pradesh to work as bonded labourer. Turekela police waylaid a truck in which the labbourers were on their way to Turekela railway station from Ghunes village.

Some of the rescued bonded labourers are said to be from Turekela area while some others are from Nuapada district.

Police are interrogating the middleman to extract more information. However, the rescued workers alleged that they were on their way to the neighbouring state as they do not get works regularly in their locality to earn their livelihood.
Source - Pragativadi

Ex-Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda convicted in coal scam case

A court here on Wednesday convicted former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda, among others on corruption charges in a coal block allocation case.

Special Judge Bharat Parashar held Koda, former Coal Secretary H.C. Gupta, Jharkhand's then Chief Secretary A.K. Basu, among others, guilty of criminal conspiracy and cheating under various provisions of Prevention of Corruption Act.

The quantum of punishment will be announced on Thursday.

The court's order came in the case related to Jharkhand's Rajhara North coal block allocation to Vini Iron and Steel Udyog Ltd (Visul).

The Central Bureau of Investigation had alleged Koda, Gupta and others conspired to favour Visul in allocating the coal block.
Source - Money Life

Delhi green light for new Jamalpur railway tunnel



CENTURY-OLD MARVEL: The 157-year-old Bariakol tunnel on the Kiul-Sahebganj loop section near Jamalpur. Picture by Gautam Sarkar

Jamalpur (Munger): The Union ministry of environment and forest has cleared the decks for work to begin on a second tunnel on the mountainous railway track at Kali Pahari that would help ensure smooth train traffic on the century-old Kiul-Sahebganj loop section.

The tunnel will come up near Jamalpur railway station falling under Munger district. As of now, the picturesque section has the 157-year-old Bariakol tunnel, said to be an engineering marvel.

Mumbai commuters’ tweets, prompt railway officials save life of man who falls off crowded train

The first tweet for help went out at 9.04am, and by 9.18am, officials at Kalwa had located the passenger, who has survived the accident


Passengers on the crowded train who saw a man fall near Kalwa tweeted about it, which helped save his life.
Passengers on the crowded train who saw a man fall near Kalwa tweeted about it, which helped save his life.(HT File Photo / For representational purpose only)

Kacheguda becomes India’ first energy efficient station, Southern railways now plans to install LEDs in all stations

Kacheguda Railway Station o­n Hyderabad Division of South Central Railway on Saturday was officially declared as the country's First Energy Efficient 'A1 Category' Railway Station o­n Indian Railways.

Kacheguda Railway Station o­n Hyderabad Division of South Central Railway on Saturday was officially declared as the country’s First Energy Efficient ‘A1 Category’ Railway Station o­n Indian Railways. (Source: http://www.scr.indianrailways.gov.in)

After transforming Kacheguda railway station into country’s First Energy Efficient ‘A1 Category’ Railway Station, the South Central Railways (SCR) now plans to install LED (Light Emitting Diode) in every stations falling under the SCR zone. The SCR Chief Public Relations Officer (CPRO) Uma Shankar was quoted by news agency ANI as saying: “The south central railway zone has taken several measures to make this railway station as an energy efficient one. We are going to replace the conventional lights with LED lights in all the stations under the zone by March 2018.”

Dec 12, 2017

Exemption of Railways from New Pension Scheme (NPS) – reg.


No.IV/NPS/PFRDA BILL/Part I
Dated: 11-12-2017
Shri Piyush Goyal
Honbal Minister of Railways
Rail Bhavan
New Delhi
Respected Sir,
Sub: Exemption of Railways from New Pension Scheme (NPS) – reg.
Ref: (i) Hon’ble MR’s D.O./no.2012/F(E)III/I/4-pt dated 29th March 2014 to Hon’ble Finance Minister, Government of India.

BAD NEWS - लाखों रेल कर्मचारियों के लिए बुरी खबर- मोदी सरकार ने रोकी वीआरएस पर बच्चे को नौकरी देने की स्कीम

लिबरलाइज्ड एक्टिव रिटायरमेंट स्कीम फॉर गारंटीड एम्प्लॉयमेंट फॉर सेफ्टी स्टाफ (LARSGESS) की शुरुआत साल 2004 में की गई थी, उस वक्त नीतीश कुमार रेल मंत्री थे।

लाखों रेल कर्मचारियों के लिए बुरी खबर- मोदी सरकार ने रोकी वीआरएस पर बच्चे को नौकरी देने की स्कीम (प्रतीकात्मक फोटो)

भारतीय रेलवे ने साल 2004 में शुरू की गई स्कीम, जिसमें स्वैच्छिक सेवानिवृत्ति (VRS) लेने वाले कर्मचारियों के बच्चों को नौकरी दी जाती है उस पर फिलहाल रोक लगा दी है। साथ ही साथ यह पता लगाने के लिए कि यह स्कीम संवैधानिक रूप से सही है या नहीं, इसके लिए सुप्रीम कोर्ट का दरवाजा खटखटाने का भी फैसला किया गया है। लिबरलाइज्ड एक्टिव रिटायरमेंट स्कीम फॉर गारंटीड एम्प्लॉयमेंट फॉर सेफ्टी स्टाफ (LARSGESS) की शुरुआत साल 2004 में की गई थी, उस वक्त नीतीश कुमार रेल मंत्री थे। रेल मंत्रालय के एक आदेश का पालन करते हुए इस स्कीम को पिछले महीने रोक दिया गया। सभी क्षेत्रीय रेलवे को एक ऑर्डर जारी किया गया है, जिसमें लिखा है, ‘अगला आदेश आते तक के लिए LARSGESS को रोक दिया जाए।’

Railway projects hanging fire in state

PATNA: The railways' ambitious move to execute the pending projects on a cost-sharing basis with the states is yet to bear desired results in many states, including Bihar where certain projects are hanging fire because of resource crunch.

According to a Railway Board official, Jharkhand and Karnataka have positively responded to the railways' initiative. While the Jharkhand government has agreed to share 50% of the estimated cost of the railway projects, Karnataka is spending about Rs 2,500 crore on the railway projects, he said and added Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Kerala governments were also funding the railway projects in their states.

Now, Buy Your Ticket at the Railways Counter With a Few Clicks on Your Phone

The new Unified Payment Interface (UPI) based facility will enable quick and simplified payment transactions for passengers through few clicks on their smartphones.

You can now pay for your train tickets using Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM) app at any rail ticket counter.

Indian Railways had integrated the new Unified Payment Interface (UPI) based facility on December 1, to enable quick and simplified payment transactions for passengers through few clicks on their smartphones.
The BHIM app provision is already functional for passengers who book their tickets through IRCTC, the online booking platform of the national transporter.

Ravi Shankar Prasad @rsprasad
Now you can book railway tickets and pay using UPI/BHIM App. Railway bookings becomes quick and easy. #DigitalIndia

“Now you can book railway tickets and pay using UPI/BHIM App. Railway bookings become quick and easy. There is no worry of losing cash and card, easy to use and supports payment through multiple banks and safe to use as no need to share bank account or credit card number,” Ravi Shankar Prasad, Union IT minister tweeted.

RPF constable saves passenger’s life at Chennai Central railway station



Chennai Central railway station

CHENNAI: A Railway Protection Force (RPF) constable on duty at the Chennai Centralrailway station saved the life of a passenger who fell between the train and the platform while trying to board the Chennai Central - Thiruvananthapuram Central Weekly Superfast Express on Sunday afternoon.

According to a railway release, as the train (No12697) started to move, a passenger identified as B Verma tried to board the S-13 coach. He fell down.

RPF constable K Jayaprakash, who was present on the platform number 6, rushed to the rescue of the passenger and pulled him out.

The passenger was given first aid and admitted to Apollo Hospitals emergency medical centre at the station. Later, he was shifted to nearby Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital for further treatment, a release said.
Source - Times Of India

Railways halts 2004 job scheme for children of staff opting for VRS

The move comes after the Punjab and Haryana High Court said in July, while hearing a case over the scheme, that it violated the Constitution on the 'principle of equal opportunity' for all in government jobs.

The move comes after the Punjab and Haryana High Court said in July, while hearing a case over the scheme, that it violated the Constitution on the “principle of equal opportunity” for all in government jobs. (Representational Image)

Central Railway shows the way in safe train operations



Nagpur: With safety super star awards to front line staff coupled with quick redressal of complaints by loco pilots through unusual occurrence reporting system (UORS), the Nagpur Division of Central Railway has shown the way for others regarding safe train operations.

"Enhancing motivational level by presenting weekly awards to keymen, trackmen and other safety category staff for their alertness, followed by series of welfare measures like health camps for staff and families, accessibility of senior officials, solving grievances in time has paid off," says divisional railway manager (DRM) Brijesh Kumar Gupta.

MCL, SER on toes to meet railway project deadline

HEMGIR (SUNDARGARH):Under pressure to start coal dispatch from December-end, the South Eastern Railway (SER) and the Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL) are running against time to meet the deadline to operationalise the ambitious rail line project from Jharsuguda to Sardega in Sundargarh district. Yet, the commissioning of the project may be extended by at least a fortnight. It is learnt that the project is being monitored by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO).

The rail transport infrastructure project envisages to enhance coal dispatch from MCL’s Gopalpur-Manoharpur coal block under Basundhara-Garjanbahal Area in Hemgir block. The MCL is also working on capacity expansion of its Kulda Open Cast Project (KOCP) in Hemgir block from 10 MTPA to 15 MTPA. The public hearing for the expansion has been rescheduled to January 10.

Railway Ticket Booking Becomes 'Quick And Easy'. New Facility Explained In 10 Points

Indian Railways has introduced a facility that enables users to pay for tickets at railway counters through UPI/BHIM app.

Railway Ticket Booking Becomes 'Quick And Easy'. New Facility Explained In 10 Points
The new railway ticket booking facility was implemented from December 1.
To make train ticket booking facility "quick and easy", Indian Railways has introduced a facility that enables users to pay for tickets at railway counters through UPI/BHIM app. This facility was already available for passengers who wanted to book tickets online through IRCTC, the e-ticketing arm of the Railways. In a tweet, Union IT minister said, "Now you can book railway tickets and pay using UPI/BHIM App. Railway bookings becomes quick and easy."  The minister also highlighted the benefits of paying for Railway tickets through UPI/BHIM App: "No worry of losing cash and card, easy to use and supports payment through multiple banks and safe to use as no need to share bank account or credit card number."

Dec 11, 2017

Filling up of TTI vacancies in Commercial Department


Promotion in Junior Engineer (Tele) category against 30% PQ in S&T Department


LIST OF Promotion to The Post of Points man

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Suitability For Promotion to The Post of Sr.TECH/ESM.

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List of Promotion of Track maintainer


Assessment of suitability -S&T Dept.

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Vigilance - Reforms-Improving Delivery & Performance

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Railway Board Hard Decision - Ban on presentation of floral bouquet etc., during official functions reg.

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Railway Board Hard Decision - New Year Greeting Card through e-Mail only

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Dec 10, 2017

Continuance of LARSGESS

AIRF/415 Dated: December 5, 2017


The Member Staff,

Railway Board,

New Delhi

Dear Sir,

Sub: Continuance of LARSGESS

Ref.: Railway Board’s letter No.E(P&A)I-2015/RT-43 dated 27.10.2017

Safety Related Retirement Scheme was introduced vide Railway Board’s letter No.E(P&A)I-2001/RT-2(KW) dated

02.01.2004 after lots of deliberations regarding safety of the Railways. Subsequently, while presenting Rail Budget,

Hon’ble Minister for Railways had announced on the floor of the Parliament that, Liberalized Active Retirement

Scheme would be extended and implemented by the Railway Board in a biggest perspective. The scheme has been

renamed as “Liberalized Active Retirement Scheme for Guaranteed Employment for Safety Staff(LARSGESS)”

and circulated vide Railway Board’s letter No.E(P&A)I-2010/RT-2 dated 11.09.2010.


The scheme has infused new blood in exchange of old one and motivated the staff to give their best for ensuring

safety of the travelling public.


The scheme has withstood the best of time in many High Courts as well. In this connection, the judgement delivered

by Hon’ble Patna High Court on 29.06.2015(against Civil Writ Jurisdiction Case No.7926 of 2015, quashing the

orders of Patna CAT) may please be referred to(copy of the judgement of Patna High Court delivered is enclosed).

It is urged that, the Scheme be allowed to continue at least in the states, where either Hon’ble High Court did not

intervene or Hon’ble High Court did not intervene or Hon’ble High Court has allowed its continuance.


So, the blanket ban issued vide Railway Board’s letter under reference may please be relaxed to that extent

Dec 9, 2017

INDIAN RAILWAY QUESTION BANK: MODEL QUESTION PAPER - Technician OHE / PSI

INDIAN RAILWAY QUESTION BANK: MODEL QUESTION PAPER - Technician OHE / PSI



पटरी में दरार का पता लगाना होगा आसान

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EMPLOYEE NEWS & 7th CPC: 7th Pay Commission: Not NAC, High-level Committee ...

EMPLOYEE NEWS & 7th CPC: 7th Pay Commission: Not NAC, High-level Committee ...New Delhi:- The government may form a high-level committee to fix new pay structure beyond the recommendation of the 7th Pay Commission or 7th CPC. The formation of the high-level committee was one of the promises made by Finance Ministry Arun Jaitley when central government employees asked to raise minimum pay and fitment factor beyond the recommendation of the 7th Pay Commission. Cabinet Secretary Pradeep Kumar Sinha is likely to head the panel.

SHOCKING NEWS - REVIEW OF ATTENDANCE AND ABSENTEE EMPLOYEE

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Filling up of vacancies of Loco Pilot Shunting-II in pay band Rs.5200-20200+2400 GP/Level-4 of VII PC in Mechanical Department

Filling up of vacancies of Loco Pilot Shunting-II in pay band Rs.5200-20200+2400 GP/Level-4 of VII PC in Mechanical Department
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Notification for selection for ex-cadre posts in STC/SBC by calling Volunteers

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Staff Contact and grievance redressal camp by Personnel Department at Gadag (Main Line) under the banner SPANDANA on 08-12-2017

Staff Contact and grievance redressal camp by Personnel Department at Gadag (Main Line) under the banner SPANDANA on 08-12-2017
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EMPLOYEE NEWS & 7th CPC: नियुक्ति में लिया रिजर्वेशन का लाभ, पदोन्नति में द...

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जबलपुर हाईकोर्ट ने कहा है कि नियुक्ति के समय यदि किसी ने आरक्षण का लाभ ले लिया है, तो वह पदोन्नति के समय दोबारा लाभ नहीं ले सकते। हाई कोर्ट चीफ जस्टिस हेमंत गुप्ता और जस्टिस विजय कुमार शुक्ला की बेंच ने यह बात सागर में एडीशनल सिविल जज के पद पर पदस्थ पदमा जाटव की याचिका खारिज करते हुए कही।

इस याचिका में मप्र उच्च न्यायिक सेवा (जिला जज-प्रवेश स्तर) में सिविल जज सीनियर डिवीजन परीक्षा 2017 में आरक्षण का लाभ न दिए जाने को चुनौती दी गई थी। आवेदक का कहना था कि हाईकोर्ट के प्रिंसिपल रजिस्ट्रार (परीक्षा) ने 61 पदों को पदोन्नति से भरने 24 मार्च 2017 को ‌एक विज्ञापन जारी किया था। इसकी लिखित परीक्षा में याचिकाकर्ता भी शामिल हुईं, लेकिन एक अंक कम होने से वो इंटरव्यू से वंचित हो गई। आवेदक का दावा था कि यदि उसे आरक्षण का लाभ दिया जाता तो निश्चित रूप से उसे पदोन्नति मिलती। इस पर यह याचिका दायर करके चयन प्रक्रिया को कटघरे में रखा गया।

मामले पर हुई सुनवाई के दौरान राज्य सरकार की ओर से उपमहाधिवक्ता संजय द्विवेदी ने पक्ष रखा। सुनवाई के बाद बेंच ने अपने फैसले में कहा- ‘याचिकाकर्ता अनुसूचित जाति वर्ग से है और सिविल जज पर उनकी नियुक्ति अजा वर्ग के लिए आरक्षित सीट पर हुई थी। अब जब एक बार याचिकाकर्ता ने नियुक्ति के समय आरक्षण का लाभ ले लिया, तो ऐसे उम्मीदवार को दूसरी स्टेज पर आरक्षण का फिर से नहीं मिल सकता।’

याचिकाकर्ता की ओर से दी गईं दलीलों को नकारते हुई युगलपीठ ने कहा कि इन पदों को सीमित प्रतियोगी परीक्षा के जरिए भरा जाना है, तो कानून में दी गई पदोन्नति प्रक्रिया के मुताबिक है। इस मत के साथ युगलपीठ ने मामला हस्तक्षेप योग्य न पाते हुए याचिका खारिज कर दी।
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अब मार्च तक दौड़ीगी स्पेशलट्रेन


Dec 8, 2017

नेता जी को चलानी पड़ेगी ट्रेन


Good News For SSE/ PWAY


REENGANGMENT OF RETIRED STAFF

RBE No. 159/2017 - Implementation of recommendations of Seventh Central Pay Commission as accepted by the Government- Health and Malaria Allowance.

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
(MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS)
(RAILWAY BOARD)
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RBE No. 159/2017
No. E(P&A)I-2017 /SP-1/Genl-2                                                    New Delhi, dated 27.10.2017.
The General Managers and Principal Financial Advisers,
All Indian Railways & Production Units.
Sub: Implementation of recommendations of Seventh Central Pay Commission as accepted by the Government- Health and Malaria Allowance.
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Consequent upon the decisions taken by the government on the recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission relating to revision of allowances, the President is pleased to revise the rates of Health and Malaria Allowance, granted to Health and Malaria Inspectors (Health Inspectors) in Indian Railways. The allowance will be paid as per cell R3H3 of the Risk and Hardship Matrix. The rate of this allowance will be Rs. 1000/- per month upto level 8 in Pay Matrix (VII CPC) and ~1200/per month for level 9 and above in Pay Matrix(VII CPC).

66.67% विभागीय कोटा प्रवर लिपिक (अका.) प्रशासन विभाग पे.मेट्रिक्स 29200-92300 लेबल-5 के पद की योग्यता परीक्षा बाबत

66.67% विभागीय कोटा प्रवर लिपिक (अका.) प्रशासन विभाग पे.मेट्रिक्स 29200-92300 लेबल-5 के पद की योग्यता परीक्षा बाबत
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यातायात विभाग में जुनि.टी.एन.सी.वेतनमान रु.५२००-२०२००+१९०० जीपी (लेवल-०२) के रिक्त पदों को १६.६७% विभागीय कोटे के तहत भरे जाने बाबत I

Dec 7, 2017

RBE No. - 170//2017 Ad hoc promotion to Senior Scale in Chemical & Metallurgical (C&M), Pyscho Tech and p&t Department

RD-DESIGNATION OF OSD TO MEMBER TRAFFIC IN RAILWAY BOARD


Screening of the Substitute for absorption in regular service in S&T Department/Hubli Division.

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Promotions to the post of Mail/Express in Level-6 in 7th PC Pay Matrix - Operating Department.

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Give top priority to safety, punctuality: Ashwani Lohani to railway staff

HYDERABAD: Railway Board chairman Ashwani Lohani on Wednesday called upon the officials of the state-run transporter to accord utmost priority to safety, punctuality and mobility.

These three aspects - safety, punctuality and mobility - reflect the competence of Railways, he said.

Lohani was addressing a meeting after reviewing the performance of the South Central Railway (SCR) Zone at Rail Nilayam here.

"There should be no unsafe condition on Railways," an SCR release quoted Lohani as saying at the meeting.

Railways make private hospitals accessible to over 27 lakh employees

In a significant decision, the Indian Railways has allowed its 13 lakh serving and 14 lakh retired employees and their families to avail medical treatment for serious ailments from private hospitals — including super speciality hospitals, and nursing homes.

According to a senior official of Indian Railways, Ashwani Lohani, Chairman Railway Board (CRB), has authorised and empowered all the 71 Divisional Railway Managers (DRMs) to take decision in this matter. The move comes close on the heels of Lohani giving more financial and administrative powers at managerial level.

Dec 5, 2017

Ranchi DRM sent on leave for taking family along during new line inspection

While taking family along in local inspections is part of the traditional railway culture, Gupta, sources said, has claimed that it is permitted in the rules as well. The matter is being looked into, sources said.

Lohani summoned Gupta to Delhi on Monday and sources said blasted the officers for what is perceived as impropriety. (Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal)

10,000 km long hi-speed railway network to connect metros by 75th Independence Day

To coincide with 75 years of India’s Independence, high-speed trains that reduce travel time between major metros will be launched by August 2022.

High-speed network of trains running at 160 kmph will be interconnecting four major metros — Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata — and the project has been named the ‘Golden Quadrilateral’.

Cyclone Ockhi: Mumbai on target; schools shut, Railway opens emergency cell



A relief worker places sand bags on the banks of a beach in Kochi in wake of cyclone Ockhi on Saturday.  (Photo: PTI)

Precautionary holiday declared on 5/12/17 for schools and colleges in Mumbai Metropolitan Region, Sindhudurg, Thane, Raigad and Palghar Districts

A relief worker places sand bags on the banks of a beach in Kochi in wake of cyclone Ockhi on Saturday. (Photo: PTI)
The Maharashtra government has declared a holiday for schools and colleges in Mumbai and adjoining districts on Tuesday due to "serious weather predictions" in view of Cyclone Ockhi.

Railway Recruitment Cell, Chennai's Notification for recruitment against Sports Quota (Talent Scouting)

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RRC/Chennai's Notification for recruitment against Sports Quota (Open Advertisement) for the year 2017-18

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