Ministry of Railways – Supply of Rail Neer

13-04-2017

At present, Rail Neer is mandatorily supplied to passengers of all Rajdhani/Shatabdi/Duronto/Suvidha trains. There is also mandatory supply of Rail Neer in 139 pairs of trains and 200 stations as identified by the Ministry of Railways. For remaining trains/stations, other brands of Packaged Drinking Water (PDW) bottles are being supplied to the passengers, as approved by the Zonal Railways. Presently, approximately 6 lakh litres of packaged drinking water is being supplied to passengers all over the Indian Railways, through production in seven Rail Neer plants located at Nangloi, Delhi (2003), Danapur, Bihar (2004), Palur, Tamil Nadu (2011), Ambernath, Maharashtra (2014), Amethi, Uttar

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New Catering Policy in Railways
April 13, 2017

New Catering Policy has already been notified on 27th February, 2017 with the objective to provide quality food to rail passengers by unbundling of catering services on trains. Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) has been mandated to carry out the unbundling by creating a distinction primarily between food preparation

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Don’t promote unhealthy products just to boost revenue: Health ministry to railways
April 7, 2017

NEW DELHI: Even as the Indian Railways is gearing up to allow brand promotion of trains and stations to augment revenues, the Union health ministry has asked Indian Railways not to provide a platform for unhealthy products like tobacco, alcohol, sugar sweetened beverages and those with high salt content. "Any move to further promote products

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New Catering Policy -2017 in Railways
April 6, 2017

To improve the standard of food being provided to passengers in trains, new Catering Policy has been issued on 27th February 2017 wherein inter-alia IRCTC has been mandated to carry out the unbundling by creating a distinction primarily between food preparation and food distribution. In order to upgrade quality of food preparation, IRCTC is to set

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Shops at Railway Platforms
April 6, 2017

 New Catering Policy has been issued on 27th February 2017 which inter-alia stipulates that zonal railways shall manage static units (catering stall /milk stalls/ trolleys etc.) except base kitchens and kitchen units. The policy mandates the zonal railways to hand over the kitchens managed by them to Indian Railway Catering and Tourism

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Measures taken by Railways for Quality and Hygience of Catering Services
March 30, 2017

In its endeavor to provide quality and hygienic food to the passengers, Railways have developed and operationalized an institutionalized mechanism for monitoring of quality and hygiene of catering services through regular inspections at various levels to address catering complaints. Penal action is taken against the licensee depending upon the

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