The company has a unit at Faridabad (Haryana) where it makes machines used for railway track maintenance, laying down of tracks, their alignment etc, he said.
At a press conference, Union minister Piyush Goyal asked Gandhi to resign, claiming that due to his family's "relations" with Mallya, banks were pressured by the previous United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government to sanction loans to the fugitive businessman, violating all norms.
To encourage participation of private companies and public sector undertakings in identified works/activities to be done under CSR in the railways, a policy framework had been put in place by the national transporter in 2016.
Speaking at a seminar on leveraging information technology for mobility, he said a rapid scale-up of technology was what the country expected and that's where the help of the private sector could be taken.
With this new technology, the Railways wants to move to predictive maintenance instead of preventive maintenance.
Speaking at the 'Smart Railways Conclave' organised by Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) here, Goyal said that the railways was focusing on smarter project implementation.
Railways will now provide free transportation of relief material for Kerala through various State Government agencies.
Goyal said this during round-table talks with a high-level delegation of leading US companies working in the area of railway construction, maintenance and Information Technology.
The intention behind the decision is to increase the number of women employees in Indian Railways
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and a host of Union ministers, including R K Singh, Giriraj Singh, Ashwini Choubey and Ram Kripal Yadav, were present on the occasion.
Goyal told the Lok Sabha that there was no retrenchment after the merger of the associate banks and the Bharatiya Mahila Bank with the SBI.
Goyal was speaking in the Lok Sabha after moving four bills seeking to amend the Goods and Services Tax (GST) laws for consideration and passage
The Centre had earlier set up a sub-group under the Chairmanship of Coal Additional Secretary for examining the issue of revision of royalty rates on coal and lignite, the minister said.
Though there are no official estimates of such money stashed in foreign countries a tax demand of Rs 5,447 crore has been made in HSBC undisclosed income of Rs 8,448 crore.
Finance Minister Piyush Goyal was responding to a question by senior Congress member Jairam Ramesh who said the government had announced several colourful schemes but why were one-third of state-run banks headless for a long time.
Currently, they are ex-officio special secretary rank officers
The Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill, 2018 was passed by the Rajya Sabha on July 25. The Lok Sabha had cleared the measure on July 19.
A group of ministers will prepare a report after hearing all the problems of MSMEs including tax refunds, the council said in its 29th meeting in New Delhi.
The meeting will consider all aspects of GST, with focus on laws, simplification of policy, reducing compliance burden and technology-related issues affecting the MSME sector.
Railways has activated the mock link for the first stage of the computer-based test on July 26 and E-call letters can be downloaded from the recruitment board website four days prior to the exam.
The mop up from Goods and Services Tax (GST) increased to Rs 96,483 crore in July from Rs 95,610 crore in the previous month, as more number of people filed returns.
So far, a total of 84 coal mines have auctioned and allotted and the allottees are required to develop the mines as per the milestones prescribed in the agreement.
The GST Council, chaired by Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal, last week pruned the highest 28 per cent tax slab by moving some white goods to the 18 per cent tax bracket. It was decided that the new tax rates would come into effect from July 27.
In a tweet posted on Tuesday which included a CCTV grab of the incident, the constable can be seen trying to pull the woman towards safety as a local train departs
Goyal said that there is no proposal as of now to bring out any new legislation to regulate cinema and television industries as well as IPL cricket.