the Railways is estimated to have saved 7.5 crore paper sheets, or the equivalent of "10 lakh trees", according to a senior RailMin official.
"The Brihanmumbai Municipal Commissioner and GMs of WR and CR have reviewed monsoon preparedness works," a senior civic official said.
Railways is set to extend its 'Give it up' scheme to include other concession holders to offset its nearly Rs 33,000-cr subsidy burden in annual passenger fares.
Chidambaram said the available information about the Indian Railways' operating ratio, has indicated a "comprehensive failure" of its management.
Railways said it had saved Rs 77 cr from the govt "Give it up" initiative, which encouraged senior citizens not to buy tickets at the reduced rates they were entitled to.
Central and Western Railways won accolades for their performance at the 63rd National Railway Week celebrations that ended in Bhopal yesterday.
Goyal called upon railwaymen to work hard to make the public transporter a world class entity in terms of technology, service and safety.
Railways is turning to vacuum toilets for 13 premier trains, including Howrah Rajdhani, Goa Rajdhani, Amritsar Swarn Shatabdi and Bandra-Patna Humsafar.
The railways has maintained the best safety record in 2017-2018 fiscal in over five decades, according to official figures.
The proposed bullet train between Ahmedabad and Mumbai will be made fully operational by 2023, Railway Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani said.
In talks to sell MF and broking units for Rs 600 Cr
Bain Capital , Warburg, Yes Bank and IndusInd said to have expressed interest
The AMC business had an AUM of Rs 66392 cr and PAT of Rs 58 cr in FY17
The Securities business had a PAT of Rs 29 cr in FY17
Economic Times Reports
Taj Mansingh auction to begin on 19th June18 as per NDMC notice
NDMC - New Delhi Municipality Council
Potential bidders can submit bids starting from 18th May
The hotel is a 292 room five star hotel currently operated by IHCL
Zydus Gets final approval from USFDA for Methylprednisolone
Will be manufactured at formulations manufacturing facility at Moraiya, Ahmedabad
Also received final approval to market Cinacalcet Hydrochloride Tablets
Will be manufactured at facility at SEZ, Ahmedabad