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A leaner look: Railway board ‘rightsized’, again
“We will transfer 50 more people from the board,” an official in the know of the matter told ET. These officials will be moved to other divisions. “Around 200 senior officers will also be moved out from Northern Railways,” the official said. The downsizing is likely to happen across all 18 zones of the Indian Railways, the official said.
RBI releases minutes of board meeting for first time
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SC approves nominations of 7 directors to Unitech board
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SCO Secretary General suggests vigorous e-comm partnership among member states
Speaking at an industry interaction, ‘Enhancing Indian Industry’s Engagement with SCO’organised by FICCI, Norov said, “The time has come for purposeful and active action for development of e-commerce in our countries.” Norov is on five day visit to India to host series of meetings besides participating in Raisina Dialogue.
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Power Grid Corp has decided to launch an Infrastructure Investment Trust (InViT).
Cabinet approves restructuring of Railway Board, merging cadres
Instead of Railway Board Members for Traffic, Rolling Stock, Traction and Engineering, the newly constituted Board will have Members for Operation, Business Development, Human Resources, Infrastructure and Finance, said source.
Present division of power is detrimental to railways’ growth: Railway Board Chairman Vinod Kumar Yadav
Chairman of the Railway Board asserted that currently the Railways is vertically split into eight silos — mechanical, electrical, traffic, et al. There is one board member for each vertical. The key problem that we have faced is that each board member is interested in the well-being of her own department and the promotional prospects of her own service.
SCO SG suggests vigorous e-comm partnership among member states
Norov said that e-commerce provides opportunities for companies to expand their markets, scale up their businesses, reduce transaction cost through economies of scale and more efficient use of capital, as well as to create new jobs.
Commerce minister Piyush Goyal to lead Indian delegation to WEF 2020 in Davos
Goyal will also participate in an informal WTO Ministerial gathering being held in Davos during this period, the commerce ministry said in a statement. The union minister will hold bilateral meetings with ministers of Australia, South Africa, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland, Korea and Singapore.
Railway's reform starts from the top, Centre halves 8-member railway board: Piyush Goyal
New Delhi, Dec 24 (ANI): Railway Minister Piyush Goyal while talking about ‘existing 8 Group A services of Railways to be reorganised into a...
Envoys in Jammu meet civil society members, get briefed by CS, DGP
In the first such trip by foreign diplomats post August 5, envoys of 15 countries including the US on Friday interacted with civil society members and were briefed by a high level team led by Chief Secretary BVR Subramanian and DGP Dilbag Singh.
VK Yadav assumes office as Railway Board Chairman in extended term, likely to be its first-ever CEO
Vinod Kumar Yadav, who assumed office as the Chairman Railway Board on Wednesday in his extended term, is likely to be its first-ever CEO, a post created recently as part of a major administrative restructuring of the national transporter.
Punjab Mandi Board launches an app for procurement
Launching this farmer friendly mobile app, Chairman Mandi Board Laal Singh said that this endeavour would also empower the arthias and general public with the online licensing and the availability of actual rates of fruits and vegetables in ‘Apni Mandis’ from various locations within Punjab.
Officers across 13 zones, 60 divisions protest railway services merger, allege decision "unilateral"
Big brown envelopes containing the representations against the merger of eight services into the Indian Railway Management Service (IRMS) have been delivered to the desks of the railway board chairman, the railway minister, DoPT secretary, cabinet secretary and even the prime minister on Wednesday and Thursday.
Restructuring will end departmentalism: Piyush Goyal after Cabinet approves trimming of Railways Board
Instead of Railway Board Members for Traffic, Rolling Stock, Traction and Engineering, the newly constituted board will have five members which will include Members for Operation, Business Development, Infrastructure and Finance among others. Indian Railways will now have only one cadre -- Indian Railway Service, instead of the current eight services for various departments.
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