To increase efficiency, sufficiency and equity in Indian Railways the proposals of Rs 1.49 lakh crore with surplus of 6 paisa were necessary and the rail minister Sadanand Gowda has danced to the tunes of the times in terms of public-private partnership (PPP) model which is the only practical solution with peripheral mode.
reservation of tickets for the first class AC should be available to
income tax payers only and rest of the people should pay 30 per cent
The foreign investment in
railways is all right, if it come with latest technical knowhow
instead of second hand technology for which there is a strong case to
withdraw this provision under foreign trade policy.
number of daily travelers, there was an urgent need of toilets in
EMUs. An electric
multiple unit or EMU
is a multiple unit train
consisting of self-propelled carriages, using electricity as the
There is no scheme for
improving the capabilities of railway staff for improving economic
vitality with honesty of purpose for serving the 75 percent of the
public transport and 90 percent of fright in entire India. Budget is
a political exercise more than financial one for improvement in
railways where the ministry of finance and planning commission used
to have greater say.
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