Feb 24, 2016

Budget 2016: $16 bn 7th Pay Commission wage bonanza may force Arun Jaitley to cut capex

7th CPC & Employee News: Budget 2016: $16 bn 7th Pay Commission wage bonanz...: Union Budget 2016: A $16 billion pay rise courtesy the 7th Pay Commission on pay and pension for public servants and costly food and f...

वाणिज्य विभाग के टिकिट संग्राहक संवर्ग में पदोन्नति, स्थानान्तरण एवं पदस्थी आदेश तत्काल प्रभाव से प्रभावशील होने हेतु जारी I

इंजीनियरिंग विभाग (स्माल ट्रैक मशीन ) में अवर कुक से सहायक कुक में पदोन्नति /पदस्थी आदेश तत्काल प्रभाव से प्रभावशाली होने हेतु जारी I

विधुत विभाग में 25% विभागीय इंटरमिडीयट कोटे के तहत एसीटीएल ग्रुप में टेक्नी-III(फिटर/एसीसीएम -III) वे.मान रु 5200-20200+1900 जीपी के पद का लिखित परीक्षा का परिणाम I

Railway officer VK Singh to head NCRTC

New Delhi: Railway officer Vinay Kumar Singh is learnt to have been chosen for appointment as Managing Director of the National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC), the implementing agency for the three corridors of the Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) in the NCR zone.

Rail Budget: Stocks likely to witness volatile trading this week amid derivatives expiry

Mumbai: Stock markets are likely to see volatile trading sessions this week amid derivatives expiry, with all eyes set on Railway Budget, say experts.

“Trend in global markets, crude oil prices, Economic Survey, reform measures announcement in upcoming Railway Budget and rupee-dollar movement will dictate trend on the bourses. Indices may remain volatile with positive bias ahead of expiry of February series derivative contract in the week ahead,” said Gaurav Jain, Director, Hem Securities.

Railway’s Freight Traffic fail to show any signs of improvement

New Delhi: Freight traffic, the bread and butter of Indian Railways, is not showing any signs of take-off to a higher trajectory, as trends till last November have revealed. Freight loading has been approximately 720 million tonnes, as against the proportionate budgeted target of 775.7 MT – reasons being attributed to various operational and unforeseen incidents the Railways have witnessed last year, despite various reforms initiated by the Union Government.

Centre likely to Spend more to Modernise Indian Railways

Prime Minister Modi asks States to revamp Railway stations into icons

New Delhi: The centre is likely to increase its investment in the modernisation of railways by 20 percent to 30 percent in the upcoming railway budget, apart from “rationalising” freight tariffs in the wake of falling revenue from goods transportation.

The government may also increase the planned outlay for the next fiscal year, but the rise is expected to be lower than the 52 percent increase for the current fiscal year. Despite an allocation of nearly Rs one lakh crore towards plan outlay for 2015-2016, the spending may end the year at around Rs 90,000 crore.

Railway Cos mulling ‘Cab Signalling’ system for Indian Railways


Cab Signalling System

New Delhi: Multi-million dollar companies met with city railway officials to introduce the technology of advanced signalling system on Wednesday, but the proposal has raised questions, as it will require an investment of Rs.6500 crore and Metro type rakes.

The meeting, which was held at Marine Drive’s Trident Hotel, saw representatives from big-wigs of the rail industry like Bombardier, Seimens, Hitachi and Alstom. They also came up with the proposal of using ‘cab signalling’, a system that optimises the use of time between services through a software and is completely automatic.

It’s time to pay attention to Railway Hospitals

Jaipur: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has been winning accolades for his prompt replies to tweets of passengers in distress and following it up with swift action. Let’s hope this would be the case here too.

Family members of late fourth-class employee, Vijaypal, allege that the gross negligence of the doctors and nursing staff at North-West Railway Hospital, Jaipur, cost the man lost his life. And, he is not the only unlucky one. Recently, railway worker Suman Sharma’s daughter too lost her life due to the carelessness of the hospital staff, reportedly.

Now, free Video Streaming in some Trains with PressPlay TV

http://7thpaycommissionnewscenter.blogspot.in/Video streaming application PressPlay TV has started offering free video service in some trains, and is in talks to expand service to about 30 trains soon.

PressPlay TV has tied up with North Western Railway to offer free VoD service on Delhi-Bikaner bound Bikaner Intercity, and Delhi-Udaipur bound Chetak Express respectively.

Begun Kodar popularly known as Ghost Station on the Indian Railways

Several railway employees claim to have seen a Ghost in white saree there

Begun Kodar: At Begun Kodar in West Bengal, a mysterious woman in a white saree walks along the tracks of a lonely railway station.

Faces full of disbelief and fear eye me as I ask locals for directions to Begun Kodar in West Bengal’s Purulia district, popularly known as the ghost station of the Indian Railways.

First phase Electrification of Konkan Railway route to start soon

Railway Ministry urged to extend jurisdiction of Konkan Railway up to Ullal

Udupi: Sanjay Gupta, Chairman and Managing Director, Konkan Railway Corporation Ltd (KRCL), said on Monday that the project for electrification of the Roha-Thokur railway line on Konkan Railway had already been sanctioned and the first phase electrification work of 330 kilometres from Thokur to Verna will commence soon.

Speaking to presspersons after inaugurating the soft skills training programme for youth, Mr. Gupta said that on the Mangaluru end, the Southern Railway would be completing electrification up to Panambur. Hence electrification would have to begin from there as train locomotives would have to be changed.

Rail sector linked firms gain as CCEA clears 6 Rail projects worth Rs.10700 Crore

The cabinet committee on economic affairs approved the construction of six railway lines and a railway bridge. The proposals will cost over Rs.10,700 crore, according to a report, citing railway minister Suresh Prabhu.

New Delhi: Shares of railway sector-linked firms trade higher after media reports that cabinet committee on economic affairs approved construction of six railway lines and a railway bridge. The proposals will cost over Rs.10,700 crore, according to a report citing railway minister Suresh Prabhu.

How the Railway Budget will make Train Travel a better experience

Gradual replacement of bogies of Shatabdi express with those to be used in semi-high speed trains, a new colour scheme, state-of-the-art furnishing of coaches and Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) tagging of linens are some of the proposals likely to feature in the Rail Budget 2016-17.

Railway Budget 2016: Focus on massive Capacity enhancement with increased expenditure of Rs.1.25 Lakh crore

A significant amount will be earmarked for safety upgradation, electrification, doubling and modernisation of yards
New Delhi: The Railway Budget is expected to focus on massive capacity creation in the rail sector with an increased outlay of about Rs 1.25 lakh crore.

A significant amount will be earmarked for safety upgradation, electrification, doubling and modernisation of yards to clear traffic bottlenecks, sources in the railways said.

 

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