Fadnavis informed the Legislative Assembly that the railway administration has initiated talks with students who protested in Mumbai today demanding permanent jobs.
Goyal said the agitation by students seeking permanent jobs in railways was called off at 10.35 AM and appealed them to apply for the recruitment drive.
Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha took stock of the ongoing railway projects in Varanasi Division of Northern Railways with a team of officials.
Goyal said that an analysis done by his department has found that 100-plus new trains could be run on shorter routes by cutting layover time.
ADB signed $120 million loan agreement with India to improve efficiency of Indian railways by double-tracking and electrification of tracks along high-density corridors.
The Central Rly has registered a record earnings of Rs 143.21 cr between Apr 2017 and Feb this year from an intense campaign against ticketless and irregular travellers.
The railways has installed more than one lakh bio-toilets in trains during 2015-2018, surpassing the target of 87,000 set by it, the government informed Parliament.
MoS for Railways Rajen Gohain said the amount collected as Swachh Bharat cess, at a rate of 0.5 per cent on service tax, in 2015-2016 to 2016-2017 was Rs 229.51 crore.
A mathematical formula will be used to optimise the productivity of passenger trains by determining the number of locomotives required for each train, it said.
Jayant Sinha said the aviation ministry is targeting a 5-fold increase in passenger trips to one bn per annum in 15-20 years in view of the huge growth opportunities.
Acquires Cynosure Inc and Cynosure Interface Solutions for $31mn and Rs13cr respectively
To add platform capabilities in the insurance segment which contributes 15% of total business
The Acquisition is expected to close within the next 3 months
Sells Essar Steel loan to Deutsche Bank
Has sold its $385 mn Foreign currency loan extended to Essar Steel
Bank has taken a 38% haircut
Rs 1600 cr is expected earnings to the bank from the deal
Economic Times Reports
To Sell 50% stake in prime Mumbai office assets to Blackstone for $1.3bn
The co is also in discussions to sell its residential and commercial projects in Chennai
To convene shareholder’s meet on 23rd March in regard to the proposed divestment
Gets Order Worth Rs 230 Cr From NTPC
To perform the pressure part metallurgy upgradation for 3 660MW super critical steam generators
Will help NTPC commission the 3x 660MW plant started 12years
Declared L1 bidder for EPC Project in UP worth Rs 677cr from NHAI
The completion period for the project is 30 months