The winning entry for name suggestion category will get a cash prize worth Rs 50,000 and a certificate
Last year 35 NHSRCL employees received certification for the similar training programme, a statement from the high speed corporation said.
The front portion of tableau will showcase a steam engine on whose top is perched a bust of Mahatma Gandhi which is similar to the bust installed in June 2018 at the Pietermaritzburg railway station of South Africa.
The ride was smooth and other than a hum of the train cutting through the air, there was almost no sound.
"We have a fair share of naysayers in the country. Whenever we speak of introducing new technology or bring up an out of the box idea, there is a lot of resistance," Goyal said.
Simultaneously, Indian Railways will start working towards setting up a bullet train assembling facility in India on a public-private participation (PPP) basis.
For the comfort of passengers to travel in the bullet train, the railway administration is also extending facilities of freezer, hot case, boiling water as well as tea and coffee maker in the train
Work on the bullet train project must speed up if it intends to meet the August 2022 deadline
"A survey team was today turned away after farmers objected saying they were not informed in advance. Earlier too around 150 affected farmers had gathered raising objection, not letting the team to conduct the survey," he said.
Bullet train is very important for India says Railway Board chief Ashwani Lohani.
Modi's office is now monitoring the project week-to-week, as Indian officials seek to reassure Tokyo that the hurdles can be overcome through intense negotiations with sapota and mango growers in Maharashtra.
The land measurement process was being undertaken in the Shilphata area of Shil village in neighbouring Thane district by the state's Public Works Department.
Passengers boarding the bullet train from Sabarmati Station will have to pay Rs 3,000 to reach Mumbai, he told reporters.
"Bullet train between Ahmedabad and Mumbai will be made fully operational by 2023, while it will be made operational on some sections in 2022. We are moving ahead as per our plan on the project," Lohani told reporters here.
Giving the first official indication of the likely fares of the government's ambitious project, Achal Khare, the managing director of National High Speed Rail Corporation Ltd (NHSRCL), told mediapersons that the fares are based on present projections and calculations.
The National High Speed Rail Corporation (NHSRC), the special purpose vehicle executing the bullet train project, had informed affected farmers regarding today's meeting by publishing a notice in newspapers yesterday.
Dutt claimed that 67 percent of the high speed rail's route would be in Gujarat yet the financial share of Maharashtra was equal to that of the neighbouring state and demanded a cost benefit analysis.
The bullet train will cover the distance from Thane to Bandra-Kurla Complex in 10 minutes and for which the commuters may have to pay Rs 250 for one-way journey.
While work on Mumbai-Ahmedabad project has already started, a second high-speed corridor between Mumbai and Pune is being considered
Japan is funding most of the project, and Japanese companies are likely to supply at least 70 percent of the core components of the rail line, said five sources in New Delhi with direct knowledge of the matter.
The team would work on retrofitting the famous Shinkasen’s Japanese technology to Indian conditions. Issues such as steel and concrete corrosion on account of India’s salty and humid conditions are key challenges that need to be tackled
Modi and his government have often faced opposition fire over the ambitious project linking Ahmedabad and Mumbai. "Those opposing the bullet train project should travel on bullock carts. We won't mind," he said during an election rally in Bharuch.
Chakradhar says he cannot wait to see his creation on every government document, letter head and communication on the bullet train
The Export-Import Bank of China (China Exim Bank) has signed an agreement with CRCC to provide 200-billion-yuan (about USD 30 billion) to enable it aggressively market its technology abroad.
"After the commissioning of the project, direct employment of 4,000 employees will be created for the operation and maintenance. Further the project is likely to generate about 16,000 indirect employment opportunities," said the note.