Railway budget highlights 4

* Local art to be highlighted at railway stations (12:49)
* Academic facility at Vadodara being upgraded to university level

* Railways to generate 9 crore mandays of employment in 2017-18 and 14 crore mandays in 2018-19

* To increase lower berth quota for senior citizens by 50 percent

* Dedicated freight corridors envisaged for North-South, East-West and East Coast alignments

* Social media being increasingly used to ensure transparency

* Online booking of retiring rooms made possible

* 17,000 additional bio-toilets to be provided by the end of current fiscal

* Finalised bids for two new loco factories under Make in India initiative

* WiFi facilities at 100 more stations this year and 400 stations next year

* 2,800 km of broad gauge track conversion envisaged

* Seven km of broad gauge lines to be commissioned every day during 2016-17

* Hope to commission 19 km of new broad gauge track every day by 2018-19

* Rs.8.8 lakh crore to be spent on infrastructure in five years

* Rs.40,000 crore expected from the government as budgetary support

* Budget that reflects the expectations of the entire nation

* Making all-out efforts to translate dream of Prime minister Narendra Modi into reality

* Aiming tom achieve operation ratio of 92 percent

* Saving of Rs.8,720 crore from last year’s estimates

* Envisaging capital expenditure of Rs.1.21 lakh crore

Railway budget highlights 5
* LIC to fund Rs.1.5 lakh crore over five years on favourable terms (13:03)
* Two elevated tracks envisaged from Churchgate and CST on Mumbai’s suburban railway system

* Specialised teams envisaged in specific areas to improve efficiency

* All-India 24X7 helpline for women

* Fully unreserved trains to be operated on high-density corridors

* Local art to be highlighted at railway stations

* Academic facility at Vadodara being upgraded to university level

* Railways to generate 9 crore mandays of employment in 2017-18 and 14 crore mandays in 2018-19

* To increase lower berth quota for senior citizens by 50 percent

* Dedicated freight corridors envisaged for North-South, East-West and East Coast alignments

* Social media being increasingly used to ensure transparency

* Online booking of retiring rooms made possible

* 17,000 additional bio-toilets to be provided by the end of current fiscal

* Finalised bids for two new loco factories under Make in India initiative

* WiFi facilities at 100 more stations this year and 400 stations next year

* 2,800 km of broad gauge track conversion envisaged

* Seven km of broad gauge lines to be commissioned every day during 2016-17

* Hope to commission 19 km of new broad gauge track every day by 2018-19

* Rs.8.8 lakh crore to be spent on infrastructure in five years

* Rs.40,000 crore expected from the government as budgetary support

* Budget that reflects the expectations of the entire nation

* Making all-out efforts to translate dream of Prime minister Narendra Modi into reality

* Aiming tom achieve operation ratio of 92 percent

* Saving of Rs.8,720 crore from last year’s estimates

* Envisaging capital expenditure of Rs.1.21 lakh crore

Railway budget highlights 6 and last
* IRCTC to begin marriage catering service in phased manner (13:13)
* New R&D organisation to be established
* Rs.50 crore to be provided for start-ups by railway employees

* E-catering to be extended to all stations

* Local cusine of choice to be made available to rail passengers

* LIC to fund Rs.1.5 lakh crore over five years on favourable terms

* Two elevated tracks envisaged from Churchgate and CST on Mumbai’s suburban railway system

* Specialised teams envisaged in specific areas to improve efficiency

* All-India 24X7 helpline for women

* Fully unreserved trains to be operated on high-density corridors

* Local art to be highlighted at railway stations

* Academic facility at Vadodara being upgraded to university level

* Railways to generate 9 crore mandays of employment in 2017-18 and 14 crore mandays in 2018-19

* To increase lower berth quota for senior citizens by 50 percent

* Dedicated freight corridors envisaged for North-South, East-West and East Coast alignments

* Social media being increasingly used to ensure transparency

* Online booking of retiring rooms made possible

* 17,000 additional bio-toilets to be provided by the end of current fiscal

* Finalised bids for two new loco factories under Make in India initiative

* WiFi facilities at 100 more stations this year and 400 stations next year

* 2,800 km of broad gauge track conversion envisaged

* Seven km of broad gauge lines to be commissioned every day during 2016-17

* Hope to commission 19 km of new broad gauge track every day by 2018-19

* Rs.8.8 lakh crore to be spent on infrastructure in five years

* Rs.40,000 crore expected from the government as budgetary support

* Budget that reflects the expectations of the entire nation

* Making all-out efforts to translate dream of Prime minister Narendra Modi into reality

* Aiming tom achieve operation ratio of 92 percent

* Saving of Rs.8,720 crore from last year’s estimates

* Envisaging capital expenditure of Rs.1.21 lakh crore

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