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BT Online
New Delhi, November 9, 2017
This ferry service will be initiated under the Sagar Mala project - government's initiative to modernize India's ports.


BT Online
New Delhi, July 19, 2017
The World Bank will help orchestrate the Indian Railways ambitious Rs 5 lakh crore investment for a grand revamp, transforming the 164-year old network and making it a key contributor to the country's growth.


PTI
New Delhi, September 5, 2016
The latest initiatives of the railways, which has already undertaken a series of changes in its policy and structure, come at a time when Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been laying emphasis on reforms.


Anilesh S Mahajan
Delhi, August 10, 2016
Fixing the Indian Railways won't be easy. It connects the entire country through 68,525 km of route track (in 2014), 12,961 passenger trains, and 8,637 freight trains. It also runs 125 hospitals, 586 polyclinics, 102 schools and sundry other initiatives.


Kartikeya Gajjala
April 7, 2016
The Ministry of Railways rang in the New Year with the release of a concept paper seeking comments on the proposed constitution of a rail development authority, envisaged as an independent regulator for the Railways sector.


PTI
New Delhi, February 25, 2016
Presenting his second Budget in the Lok Sabha, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu promised rationalising of the tariff structure by undertaking a review to evolve competitive rates.


IANS
New Delhi, January 5, 2016
The railways ministry sought comments and suggestions on a concept paper it drafted aimed at creating a Rail Development Authority of India which will protect interests of consumers.


BT Online Bureau
New Delhi, February 28, 2015
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday presented his maiden full-year Budget for the 2015-16 financial year in the Lok Sabha. Read the full text of his speech here:


Manu Kaushik
September 24, 2014
Headed by Arunendra Kumar, the six-member Railway Board handles policy formulation, implementation and funding requirement of the Indian Railways.


PTI
New Delhi, July 8, 2014
Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda told reporters, \"We will continue with FAC (fuel adjustment component) which was there in 2013-14 also. There will be a periodic hike once in six months. That was taking place earlier also. This will continue.\"


PTI
New Delhi, July 7, 2014
With the growth in passenger earnings declining, railways is likley to spell out its strategy to earn additional revenue to reach the target in the current fiscal.


R. Raghuttama Rao
June 4, 2014
It is important that a few pressing issues in key sectors are addressed on a priority basis by the government, so that the investment and consumption sentiment in the country is boosted and economic growth can be revived.


PTI
New Delhi, February 17, 2014
The Interim Rail Budget for four months envisages Annual Rail Plan at Rs 64,305 crore with a budgetary support of Rs 30,223 crore.


Manu Kaushik
February 12, 2014
Railways minister Mallikarjun Kharge announced that 73 new trains will be introduced during 2014/15 across premium, express and passenger train categories. He also proposed 19 surveys to be taken up in 2014/15 for new lines.


PTI
New Delhi, February 12, 2014
His response came when it was pointed out that the then Railway Minister Lalu Prasad had announced a reduction of passenger fares by 2 per cent in the Interim Rail Budget in 2009.


PTI
New Delhi, February 12, 2014
Describing the setting up of RTA as \"a path breaking decision\", Kharge said, \"Determination of rates will no longer be an exercise behind veils where the Railways and users could only peep covertly at what was happening on the other side.\"


PTI
New Delhi, June 29, 2013
In a bid to ramp up investor sentiment, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday set an investment target of Rs 1.15 lakh crore in PPP (public private partnership) projects across infrastructure sectors in rail, port and power in the next six months.


PTI
New Delhi, March 23, 2013
A decision on possible hike in passenger fares will be taken by the Indian Railways in October when it will review the fuel adjustment component (FAC) in the wake of rising fuel and energy cost.


PTI
New Delhi, January 19, 2013
Industry body Assocham asked the government to further raise the rail passenger fares of to finance the huge investments required for modernisation and safety of Indian Railways.


PTI
New Delhi, December 26, 2012
Railways witnessed a widening gap between operational cost and passenger earnings while freight revenue also fell below the target in 2012.


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