Jun 13, 2015

I want all my employees to do yoga: Railway minister

Slamming the political showdown over yoga in view of the upcoming International Yoga Day event, Minister Suresh Prabhu says yoga is not against any religion and that all 14 lakh railway employees should do it to stay fit

While yoga has turned into a battlefield for political parties, Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has slammed the entire controversy around it. In fact, Prabhu wants all the 14-lakh employees working for the Indian Railways to practise yoga during work hours without letting productivity get affected.
Western Railway employees learn yoga from an instructor, in one of the batches that began on May 25

“Yoga is not against any religion. It is good for the mind, body, and soul and it will finally improve health of the railway employees. So I want all my 14 lakh rail employees to practise yoga to stay fit,” Prabhu told this reporter.

mid-day had reported on May 26 (‘Motormen turn to yoga to bring their lives on track’) that Central Railway and Western Railway had both begun sending their employees for yoga classes.

Timing for Rail Tatkal Ticket Booking Changed, New Refund Policy Soon



The new tatkal booking schedule will come into effect in the next couple of days, a senior railway official said.
The public transporter has decided to rechristen premium trains as "Suvidha" trains with an overhaul in the fare structure, cancellations and bookings, Railway Member (Traffic) Ajay Shukla said.
By: Press Trust of India | New Delhi | Updated: June 10, 2015 8:03 pm

To ease pressure during peak hours, Railways has decided to stagger booking of tatkal tickets by allowing reservations in AC class from 10 am to 11 am and non-AC class from 11 am. The new tatkal booking schedule will come into effect in the next couple of days, a senior railway official said.

Western Railway wants to know your station list preference for fast locals



At the moment, Central Railway displays station names where fast trains make a halt, like Byculla, Dadar and Ghatkopar. If WR changes its display boards, there will be parity between both the railway networks.

What do you want your local platform indicators to display? This is the question Western Railway (WR) authorities are asking their commuters by way of an opinion poll on the social media.

The precise question for the poll is 'Stopping or Not Stopping?'. "Currently, WR indicators display station names where fast trains do not halt. For example, Vile Parle, Santa Cruz, Khar, etc. We would like to know if the passengers want us to display station names where fast trains make a halt or keep it as it is," said an official.

At the moment, Central Railway displays station names where fast trains make a halt, like Byculla, Dadar and Ghatkopar. If WR changes its display boards, there will be parity between both the railway networks.

Those who want themselves to be heard should post their opinion on WR's Facebook page. They can even e-mail their suggestion.
Source - DNA

India mulls setting up a fund for Rs8.5 trillion railway revamp

The World Bank may be among the fund’s investors with private institutions

Narendra Modi opened the doors to foreign investment in railroads last July, but with little success so far. Photo: Bloomberg
New Delhi: India is considering setting up a fund to pump investment into the nation’s railway, according to the World Bank, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks an ambitious $133 billion overhaul of Asia’s oldest network.
The lender may be among the fund’s investors with private institutions, World Bank India country director Onno Ruhl said.

Rail Minister Suresh Prabhu inaugurates AVTM machines at Jodhpur Railway Station

Union Rail Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday inaugurated the facility of Automatic Ticket Vending Machines (ATVM) at Jodhpur railway station.
Eleven ATVM machines, aimed at decongesting the ticket counters at the railway stations in these towns, have been set up at all the 4 rail division at Jaipur, Jodhpur, Ajmer, and Bikaner along with an escalator at Jodhpur railway station.
Union Rail Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday inaugurated the facility of Automatic Ticket Vending Machines (ATVM) at Jodhpur railway station. (Express Photo by Prem Nath Pandey)
Union Rail Minister Suresh Prabhu today inaugurated the facility of Automatic Ticket Vending Machines (ATVM) at Jodhpur railway station.

 

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