Tag: Piyush Goyal

Pradhan Seeks Piyush Goyal's Intervention To Restart Angul Aluminum Park Project

Bhubaneswar: Keeping in mind the development of mineral sector in Odisha and boost the State’s economy, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has sought the personal intervention of Minister of Commerce & Industry, Piyush Goyal to restart the project for up-gradation of infrastructure at Angul Aluminum Park in Odisha, with a renewed focus on ironing out bottlenecks […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
I Fall In Love With India Every Time I Return Here: Jeff Bezos

New Delhi: Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos on Friday posted a note on the company’s e-commerce website Amazon India, saying “he falls in love with India every time he returns here”, a day after Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal snubbed him during a public event. “I fall in love with India every time […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Wakey Wakey Call By Railways Makes Tweeple Happy

New Delhi: The Indian Railways has launched a new service of “wake-up call” on the mobile phones of passengers half-an-hour ahead of their scheduled arrival to their destination. And Tweeple are a happy lot. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal tweeted: “Railways will now help passengers get rid of their worry of missing out their destination station […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
Indian Railways
Over 88000 Return To Odisha In 49 Shramik Special Trains, Buses Since May 1

Bhubaneswar: Even since the Indian Railway started operating Shramik Special trains, more than 10 lakh migrant workers have reached their home State. An official of the Indian Railways said that it has ferried more than 10 lakh stranded people since May 1 in over 800 Shramik Special trains. Among these, 37 trains have reached Odisha […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Indian railways
Centre asks states to operate more Shramik Special trains, issues SOP for travel

New Delhi: The Centre on Tuesday issued a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for transportation of stranded migrant workers between states, which will designate nodal authorities and make necessary arrangements for receiving and sending them, amid the novel coronavirus-induced lockdown. While issuing the revised SOP, Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla said for running ‘Shramik’ special trains, […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
Railway To Run 200 Non-AC Passenger Trains From June 1, Know Online Ticket Booking Details

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Amid the COVID-19 Lockdown 4, Indian Railways on Tuesday announced that the largest public sector transported will run 200 non-AC trains from June 1. Informing the same, Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said the railway will run 200 Non-AC trains from June 1, and the online booking for the same will begin soon. […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
Indian Railways To Invite Pvt Players For Passenger Train Operations

New Delhi: In a major push for the private entities in the Indian Railways, Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday said that the national transporter has invited request for qualifications for private participation for passenger train operations on 109 pairs of routes through 151 modern trains. In a tweet, Goyal said, “Railways invites request […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
Railway Min Piyush Goyal Reviews Steps To Promote Make In India

New Delhi: Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal held a meeting with various government agencies to review the steps taken to promote ‘Make in India’ products in the procurement process of Indian Railways and in the Union Government, a statement by the Railway Ministry said on Sunday. Goyal emphasised the need for goods and services procurements […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
SBI-IRCTC Credit Card Launched For Railway Passengers

New Delhi: Emphasising Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Atmanirbhar India mission, Railway and Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday launched the SBI-IRCTC credit card that offers a host of benefits to rail passengers. “We are strongly committed in making Railways ‘Atmanirbhar’ in all the fields with ‘Make in India’ initiatives as envisaged by the Prime Minister. […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Odisha: Here Are The 3 Routes On Which Special Trains Will Run From September 12

Bhubaneswar: The Railways has decided to run three pairs of special trains from Odisha from September 12 to enable migrant workers to return to their respective outstation workplaces. The move came after Union Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan wrote to the Union Railway minister Piyush Goyal requesting the latter to resume operation of Shramik Special train […]

  • Monday, 12 April 2021
Cabinet Nods India's First Tunnel Under Ganga

New Delhi: In a move that will not only ease Kolkata’s traffic but also have political significance ahead of the West Bengal Assembly polls next year, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the East-West Metro Corridor Project which will have India’s first tunnel below the river Ganga which is the first transportation tunnel in India […]

  • Sunday, 11 April 2021
Pradhan Writes To Goyal On Relocation Of Badakamar-Parjang RUB

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has written to Cabinet colleague & Railway Minister Piyush Goyal seeking his intervention into the issue pertaining to relocation/modification of RUB (underpass) in Dhenkanal, Odisha. The RUB at 8/600 km of Badakamar -Pangatira Road in Parjang which is being constructed to divert the PWD road has been experiencing a water-logging […]

  • Sunday, 11 April 2021
East Coast Railway Wins Prestigious Pt. Govind Ballabh Pant Shield For Third Time

Bhubaneswar: Adding another feather to its cap, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) has been selected for the most prestigious Pandit Govind Ballabh Pant Best Zonal Railway Shield-2020 for all-round performance among all the zones in Indian Railways. Pandit Govind Ballabh Pant Best Zonal Railway Shield is a prestigious honour for any Zonal Railway and the […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
IRCTC To Run Deluxe AC Tourist Trains
‘IRCTC e-Ticketing Website To Have New Features’

Bhubaneswar: Minister for Railways Piyush Goyal has stressed on improving the existing features on the IRCTC e-ticketing web site. Goyal reviewed the upgradation work that is being initiated by the Indian Railways for the E-ticketing system. The Minister sought that E-ticketing web site should provide holistic convenience to the passengers for their train journey. The […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
Train Fare Concession For Sportspersons: Kiren Rijiju Writes Letter To Railway Min
Train Fare Concession For Sportspersons: Kiren Rijiju Writes Letter To Railway Min

New Delhi: After sportspersons and sports associations raised concerns over the withdrawal of railway concessions in passenger fares, Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Thursday requested Railway Minister Piyush Goyal to restore the privileges. The Railways had suspended ticket fare concessions for all categories of passengers except for students, patients and the specially-abled to discourage people […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021