Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has called for better monitoring; time bound
completion of projects and increasing operational efficiencies to ensure achievement
of all the development initiatives being taken especially the capacity building
in the Railway infrastructure sector.
suggestions to further improve the performance in major areas
Proper planning and due diligence before the start of project was vital for not only ensuring that there was no cost escalation in the projects but also
for their comprehensive completion as
well. The Minister sought suggestions and inputs from officers to further
improve the performance in major areas of development in Railways like business
operations and infrastructure.
Railways Minister Piyush Goyal reviewed the functioning of all the directorates of Railway Board. Meeting
was attended by Chairman & CEO Railway Board and all officers of rank
Executive Directors level and above in the national capital on November 19th.
The Minister emphasised on the need to focus on the needs of ordinary
travellers and businesses whether it's
the development of more amenities in the sleeper or 3A classes or making
freight more customised and simple for all businesses .
Indian Railways has
taken up the challenge to lead the national fight back against Corona
During the last 8 months, Indian Railways has taken up the challenge to
lead the national fight back against Corona and it's social economic
consequences in an outstanding manner whether it was resurgence in freight
volumes , completion of vital maintenance projects during the lock down or
supporting the national health care efforts. The Minister stressed on
continuation of good work being done and not letting the guard down.