Aug 2, 2015

Tax Benefits to Tourism Industry

The Tourism Industry has requested the Government of India for the following fiscal benefits including tax rebate and relaxations:

i. Inclusion of tourism infrastructure like hotels/resorts/tourist lodges/banquet halls/convention and exhibition centres etc. for benefits of Section 32 AC of Income Tax Act 1961 by lowering the minimum threshold investment limit to Rs.5.00 crores.

ii. Extension of benefits under Section 35 AD of Income Tax Act 1961 to business concerns who are making capital investment in setting up of smaller category of hotels/guest houses/dharamsalas/tourist hostels/motels/wellness facilities/medical facilities and other associated infrastructure like installation of house boats/ adventure and leisure tourism facilities.

Train passengers can dial 138 for medical emergency

Train passengers can contact helpline number 138 through their mobile phones in case of medical emergency, Rajya Sabha was told today. All passengers trains are provided with First Aid Boxes containing essential drugs and dressing materials, Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha said in a written reply.

Former IAS denied bail in Metro rail scam

AHMEDABAD: A special anti-corruption court on Saturday turned down bail plea filed by former IAS and ex-chairman of Metrolink Express for Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad (MEGA), Sanjay Gupta in connection with Rs 113-crore alleged scam. 

Special train for Howrah, Ernakulam

A Suvidha special train is being run by the railways between Howrah-Ernakulam-Howrah for three trips to clear extra rush of passengers.

Train No. 02853 Howrah- Ernakulam Suvidha special train will leave Howrah on Saturdays i.e. on August 1, 8 and on 22 at 5 p.m. and reach Visakhapatnam the next day (Sunday) at 6.10 a.m. and leave at 6.30 a.m. to reach Ernakulam on Monday at 6 a.m., according to Senior Divisional Commercial Manager M. Yelvender Yadav.

Harbour Terminus, Old Railway stations to be renovated

KOCHI,- Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament K.V. Thomas has said that a decision has been taken to renovate the Harbour Terminus and the Old Railway station and to launch Mainline Electric Multiple Unit (MEMU) services from there.

The decision was taken at the first meeting of a committee chaired by Mr. Thomas to discuss railway development. He said that projects in the State would be reviewed with public participation.

New platform to get operational by Oct: DRM

New platform at Nehru Nagar, Indore stn to get operational by Oct: DRM

INDORE: The newly constructed island platform at Nehru Nagar and platform number one of Indore railway station would start functioning from October this year, said new divisional railway manager (DRM) of Western Railways (WR) Ratlam division, Manoj Sharma during his visit to Indore railway station on Saturday. 

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যাত্রী ট্রেনের জন্য সেজেগুজে দীর্ঘ অপেক্ষায় শিলচর স্টেশন। ছবি: স্বপন রায়।PUB

লামডিং-শিলচর ব্রডগেজ লাইনে যাত্রী পরিষেবা এ মাসেই শুরু হচ্ছে। রেল বোর্ড থেকে ওই পথে যাত্রী ট্রেন চালানোর ছাড়পত্র মিলেছে। উত্তর-পূর্ব সীমান্ত রেল সূত্রে জানা গিয়েছে, দিল্লির রেল ভবন থেকে এ নিয়ে মালিগাঁও সদর দপ্তরে চিঠিও এসেছে। সবুজ সঙ্কেত পেয়ে যাত্রী ট্রেন চালানোর প্রস্তুতি শুরু করেছেন উত্তর-পূর্ব সীমান্ত রেল কর্তৃপক্ষ।

नार्थ ईस्ट एक्सप्रेस के यात्रियों का हंगामा

इलाहाबाद (ब्यूरो)। जंक्शन में शनिवार की शाम आनंद विहार से गुवाहाटी जाने वाली नार्थ ईस्ट एक्सप्रेस के यात्रियों ने खूब हंगामा किया। ट्रेन के दो स्लीपर कोच में बिजली-पानी न होने से नाराज यात्रियों ने जंक्शन से ट्रेन को आगे नहीं बढ़ने दिया। इस दौरान यात्रियों ने कई बार चेन पुलिंग भी की। इससे ट्रेन को एक बार दुबारा बैक करके प्लेटफार्म पर लाना पड़ा। बाद में रेलकर्मियों ने ट्रेन में पानी भरे जाने एवं कोच के लाइट पंखे चलवा दिए। इसके बाद ही एनई यहां से रवाना हो सकी।

रिलीफ ट्रेन भी नैनी में हुई दुर्घटनाग्रस्त

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SOURCE - JAGARAN

Aug 1, 2015

KEY MEN KO RAILWAY DEGA Rs 50000 AWARD

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Expected DA from July 2015′ is finalized as hike by 6%.

Expected DA from July 2015′ is finalized as hike by 6%.

AICPIN for the month of June 2015, 3 Points increased and pegged at 261.
As per the press release of Labour Bureau today, the All India Consumer Price Index (IW) is increased by three points from the existing level and stands at 261.
No.5/1/2015- CPI
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT
LABOUR BUREAU
‘CLEREMONT’, SHIMLA-171004
DATED : 31st JuIy, 2015
Press Release
Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPI-I W) – June, 2015
The All-India CPI-IW for June, 2015 increased by 3 points and pegged at 261 (two hundred and sixty one). On 1-month percentage change, it increased by (+) 1.16 per cent between May, 2015 and June, 2015 when compared with the increase of (4) 0.82 per cent between the same two months a year ago.
The maximum upward pressure to the change in current index came from Food group contributing (+) 2.35 percentage points to the total change. At item level, Arhar Dal, Gram Dal, Masur Dal, Urd Dal, Groundnut Oil, Mustard Oil, Fish Fresh, Eggs (Hen), Poultry (Chicken), Milk (Buffalo & Cow), Onion, Chillies Green, Ginger, Vegetable items, Petrol, etc. are responsible for the increase In index. However, this increase was restricted by Rice, Mango, Lemon, Sugar, Electricity Charges, etc., putting downward pressure on the index.
The year-on-year inflation measured by monthly CPI-IW stood at 6.10 per cent for June, 2015 as compared to 5.74 per cent for the previous month and 6.49 per cent during the corresponding month of the previous year. Similarly, the Food inflation stood at 6.67 per cent against 5.99 per cent of the previous month and 5.88 per cent during the corresponding month or the previous year.
At centre level, Quilon reported the highest increase of 15 points followed by Godavarikhani (9 points) and Raniganj (7 points). Among others, 6 points inclease was observed in 4 centres, 5 points in 9 centres, 4 points in Il cenlres, 3 points in 8 centres, 2 points in 15 centres and 1 point in 11 centres. On the contrary, Ghaziabad centres recorded a maximum decrease of 2 points. Among others, I point decrease was observed in 6 centres. Rest of the 10 centres’ indices remained stationary.
The indices of 35 centres are above All India Index and other 42 centres’ indices are below national average. The index of Lucknow is at par with all-India index.
The next index of CPI-IW for the month of July, 2015 will be released on Monday, 31st August, 2015. The same will also be available on the office website www.labourbureau.gov.in.
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(S.S.NEGI)
DEPUTY DIRECTOR GENERAL

First railway university in Vadodara

Railways is speedily working on setting up the first Railway university of the country. The university will come up at Vadodara in Gujarat. The Educational Consultants India Limited (EdCIL), a public sector unit of the Human Resource Development ministry is finalising the project. 

The proposed university will have its main campus at the National Academy of Indian Railways at Vadodara.

भारत-चीन की सीमा के आसपास जल्द दौड़ेंगी ट्रैनें

सरकार का चीन की सीमा के साथ एक सामरिक लाइन के रूप में रेलवे लाइनों का निर्माण करने का विचार है.

रेल राज्य मंत्री मनोज सिन्हा ने आज राज्यसभा को यह जानकारी देते हुए बताया कि रक्षा मंत्रालय ने भारत चीन सीमा पर चार सामरिक लाइनों की पहचान की है जो 378 किमी लंबी मिसामारी, तेंगा, तवांग और 498 किमी के फासले वाली बिलासपुर, मनाली, लेह और 227 किमी की पासीघाट, तेजू, रूपाई, साथ ही 227 किमी लंबी नॉर्थ लखीमपुर बामे, अलोंग, सीलापत्थर रेल लाइनें हैं.

ट्रेनों में अब तकिया, चादर लेना हुआ महंगा


लंबी दूरी की आरक्षित श्रेणी वाली ट्रेन में सफर करना अब और महंगा होने वाला है। अब आपको चादर व तकिए के कवर के लिए अलग से पैसे देने होंगे। 

सफर के दौरान चादर, तौलिया, कंबल व तकिया कवर को लेकर यात्री बराबर शिकायत करते रहते हैं। इसमें गंदगी को लेकर कई लोग इस्तेमाल तक नहीं करते। इसे देखते हुए रेलवे ने डिस्पोजेबल चादर व तकिया का कवर देने की योजना बनाई है। रेल बजट में इसकी घोषणा भी की गई थी। 

अभी गरीब रथ ट्रेन को छोड़ दें तो अन्य ट्रेनों में वातानुकूलित यान के यात्रियों को कंबल, चादर, तकिए व तौलिया के लिए अलग से चार्ज नहीं किया जाता है। यात्रा किराए में ही इसे यात्रियों को मुहैया कराया जाता है। गरीब रथ ट्रेन में इसके लिए यात्रियों से 25-35 रुपये अलग से लिए जाते है।
SOURCE - AMAR UJALA

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Railways has decided to run Suvidha special train Howrah-Ernakulam-Howrah for three trips to clear extra rush. The Howrah-Ernakulam Suvidha train (no.02853) will leave Howrah Saturdays on August 1, 8 and 22 at 5 pm, reach Vizag Sunday at 6.10 am and depart at 6.30 am to arrive Ernakulam Monday at 6 am.

In the return direction the train (no.02854) will leave Ernakulam Tuesdays on August 4, 11 and 25 at 08.50 am. The train will arrive Vizag Wednesday at 8.25 am and leave at 8.45 am to reach Howrah on the same day at 11 pm. En route, the trains have stoppages at Bhubaneswar, Vizag, Vijayawada, Katpadi and Coimbatore.

Railway Partnership with Kendriya Vidyalayas

Ministry of Railways have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in February, 2010 with Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) for development of educational facilities for wards of railway employees as well as of children living in the vicinity of railway habitations. This MOU, inter-alia, envisages setting up of 50 Civil Sector Kendriya Vidyalayas by Ministry of HRD

Modernisation of Railway Stations

Upgradation of stations has been undertaken under Adarsh Station Scheme. Selection of Railway stations as Adarsh Stations is based on the identified need for upgradation of amenities. Since the year 2009, stations’ upgradation is being done under Adarsh Stations Scheme. 1195 stations have been identified under Adarsh Station Scheme out of which 949 stations have been developed so far. The expenditure on development of stations under Adarsh Station Scheme is generally funded under Plan Head – ‘Passenger Amenities’. 

Overlived Railway Bridges

There are a total of 1,38,912 bridges on Indian Railways out of which 35,437 bridges are more than 100 years old. However, the age of the bridge does not have any direct relevance on the physical condition of the bridge. There is a well established system of inspection of bridges on Indian Railways. All the bridges are inspected twice a year, one before the onset of monsoon and one detailed inspection after the monsoon. In addition, the detailed technical inspection of certain bridges is also carried out at specified periodicity by the designated

 

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