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Tag: Piyush Goyal

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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Proposal To Outsource Commercial, Onboard Services But No Large-Scale Privatisation Plans: Railways

New Delhi: There is a proposal to outsource commercial and onboard services of a few trains, but no large-scale privatisation plans are underway, the Railway Ministry informed Parliament on Friday. In reply to a query in the Rajya Sabha, the ministry said that while private players will be allowed to run trains, the responsibility of […]

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Entire Rail Network Will Be Electrified: Piyush Goyal

Chandigarh: Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday said the government is fully committed to environmental causes and aims to electrify the railways in gradual phases. “The entire railway network in India would be electrified in phased manner making it environment-friendly,” the minister said. Addressing the inaugural session of the two-day Global Law Conference on Environmental […]

Piyush Goyal flags off nine Sewa Service trains

New Delhi: In a bid to achieve last-mile connectivity for people travelling between small towns and major cities, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday flagged off nine ‘Sewa Service’ trains saying the national transporter is taking transformational steps for the future. According to railways, out of these, five trains will run on a daily basis, […]

Cleanliness survey: Jaipur, Jodhpur, Durgapura emerge top 3 rail stations, none in Delhi among top 10

New Delhi: Three stations in Rajasthan bagged top honours but none in the national capital figured in the top 10 list of railways’ cleanliness survey unveiled on Wednesday by Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on the occasion of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Jaipur, Jodhpur and Durgapura were the top three ranking railway stations […]

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Goyal Quotes Einstein: One Who Never Made Mistake Never Tried

Mumbai,: Union minister Piyush Goyal on Friday conceded that he committed a gaffe by crediting the discovery of gravity to Albert Einstein instead of Issac Newton. The minister, who faced much trolling on social media for the mix-up, quoted Einstein to say that mistakes are not all that bad. “Maths never helped Einstein discover gravity,” […]

Goyal Inaugurates FOBs, Wi-Fi For Mumbai Suburban Stations

Mumbai: Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday inaugurated facilities for passengers including 11 foot-overbridges (FOBs) at suburban stations here and launched increased services of the Rajdhani Express. At a function at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT), Goyal dedicated 11 FOBs at various stations, an escalator and a lift at Parel station, renovated passenger […]

It's A Sign That You're Hiding Real Data: Rajan On Goyal Faux Pas

New Delhi: Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal’s “gravity” gaffe refuses to die down. Former RBI governor Raghuraman Rajan on Friday launched a scathing attack on Goyal dissecting every word of his remark and saying that he fails to understand the “gravity” of economic slowdown. “When you don’t understand the #GRAVITY of the economic slowdown, the words […]

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Goyal Trolled For Einstein Comment On Discovering Gravity

New Delhi: Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal was on Thursday trolled on the internet over an apparent gaffe in explaining that achieving the target of nearly doubling the size of the economy to USD 5 trillion should not be looked through the prism of maths. At the meeting of the Board of Trade, he […]

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Goyal Seeks Inputs For Early Release Of Foreign Trade Policy

New Delhi: Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday said the government is trying to unveil the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) at the earliest and the industrial policy for the domestic sector is also on the way with some discussion still continuing with states and with the Finance ministry. “We are engaged in finalising our industrial […]

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IRCTC: Great News! Railway Announces Massive Discount On Train Tickets

In a major development, the Indian Railways has come up with a massive bonanza for the passengers by announcing that a discounted fare Scheme for AC Chair Car and Executive Class sitting accommodation is to be implemented from this month-end. The Scheme shall be applicable for AC Chair car and Executive chair car accommodation like […]

Min Approves Two Independent Train Services
Railway Min Approves Two Independent Train Services Between BBS-JNRD & BBS-JDB

Bhubaneswar: In what could be a boon for train passengers, Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has okayed a proposal for running two independent trains between Bhubaneswar-Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar and Bhubaneswar-Junagarh-Bhubaneswar. Train no. 18437/18438 Bhubaneswar-Junagarh Road Express between Bhubaneswar & Junagarh Road and Train no. 18447/18448 Bhubaneswar-Jagdalpur Hirakhand Express between Bhubaneswar and Jagdalpur, will soon run as separate […]

Goyal inducts first CORAS commandos in railways

New Delhi: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday inducted the Commando for Railway Security (CORAS) here and promised to set up a commando training centre in Haryana to modernize and train commandos of the Railway Protection Force (RPF). At a function at the New Delhi railway station, Goyal inducted the first batch of the CORAS […]

Hooplas apart, Odisha trails at 8th in industrial investments in 2018-19

Bhubaneswar: The State had organised two mega investment summits billed as Make in Odisha between 2016 and 2018, where industrial czars and who’s who of India Inc had graced the State’s premium business show. The big jolt is now, the State neither figures in the top-5 preferred industrial investment destinations nor could even carve one […]

Min Approves Two Independent Train Services
Privatisation of Railway: Nation-Wide Protest May Make Things Murkier

The Railway Ministry in its 100-day plan has reportedly proposed that it will offer two trains to IRCTC, to operate on haulage concept, with ticketing, onboard services to be provided by them. However, the proposal has not gone well with the employees of the Indian Railways as it resulted in several assumptions. Alleging a move […]

No Plan To Raise Rail Fares For Now: Goyal

New Delhi: There is no proposal to hike rail fare even as price of diesel has gone up as a result of increase in excise duty and cess, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said in the Rajya Sabha on Friday. “At present, there is no proposal to change fares because of diesel price increase,” he said. […]

Pradhan seeks independent trains connecting Kalahandi with Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has urged Railways Minister Piyush Goyal to run two independent trains Bhubaneswar-Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar & Bhubaneswar-Junagarh-Bhubaneswar for the convenience of the people in Kalahandi. In a letter released to the media on Friday, Pradhan sought the personal intervention of Goyal into the demands of the people of Kalahandi […]