Jan 23, 2017 at 18:46 | Source: CNBC-TV18
Of the total Rs 55,000 crore alotted to the railways this Budget, Rs 15,000 crore will be kept aside for the safety fund. The fund will be used to renew tracks and bridges, for manpower training and for track inspections.
Jan 23, 2017 at 15:34 | Source: PTI
"There is a proposal from the Labour Ministry to levy a cess of 10 paisa per railway ticket to cover 20,000 railway coolies under the ambit of social security net through the Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO)," a source said.
Jan 11, 2017 at 20:59 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
The proximate reason for the abandoning the 92-year-old practice of a separate railway budget from 2017-18 may have been hastened by the state-transportation giant's delicate balance sheet.
Jan 05, 2017 at 17:25 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
The railway ministry may push for a special levy on train fares to create a dedicated Rs 1.2 lakh crore safety fund; finance ministry likely to finance 25 percent of the this fund
Jan 04, 2017 at 14:33 | Source: Reuters
China plans to add 2,100 kilometres of track this year, mostly in its central and western regions, and electrify 4,000 kilometres of railways, Xinhua reported, citing a statement released by national operator China Railway Corporation after an annual work conference.
Jan 03, 2017 at 21:22 | Source: PTI
The Budget session of Parliament is set to begin early on January 31, a day ahead of the presentation of the Union Budget this year, which will also see elimination of a separate Railway Budget.
Jan 03, 2017 at 12:24 | Source: PTI
In a first, the government has decided to present the Budget on February 1 instead of the last day of the month as part of an overhaul that would also scrap the practice of a separate railway budget.
Dec 29, 2016 at 20:36 | Source: CNBC-TV18
Government sources tell CNBC-TV18 that the gross budgetary support for railways could be almost the same as last year.
Dec 21, 2016 at 16:08 | Source: PTI
Odisha Chief Minister NaveenPatnaik today said the state generates an annual revenue ofover Rs 15,000 crore for Indian Railway and sought a Rs5,870 crore package for development of railway infrastructurein the state.
Dec 20, 2016 at 12:42 | Source: PTI
Weeks before he presents India's first combined general and railway budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today made a strong case for outsourcing of non-core functions like hospitality services of Indian Railways and pressed for a transparent accounting system.