Category Archives: Miscellany

The little box at Rail Bhavan

V Ravi Shankar THANK you, Indian Railways! It was May 28 this year, I had been detailed to attend a meeting in New Delhi at a very short notice. Having been brought up on a culture of “speaking” to somebody … Continue reading

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Delhi University Students Harness Wind Energy Produced by Metro Trains

NEW DELHI: A group of Delhi University students has discovered an innovative way of harnessing wind energy churned out by Metro trains to generate electricity. The project, undertaken by Kalindi College, has also got the backing of Delhi Metro Rail … Continue reading

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“Outstanding Women Railway Employee of Indian Railways”

IRTSA Congratulates Mrs.R.MEENAA, SSE/Plg/Fur/ICF who has been conferred with “Outstanding Women Railway Employee of Indian Railways” For her commendable efforts in 100% implementation of Bio-toilets in ICF coaches and for single handedly managing the planning activity of lavatory arrangements and … Continue reading

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Cabinet Approves 78 days PLB for the Railway employees

The Union Cabinet on today approved the the Ministry of Railways proposal for payment of Productivity Linked Bonus (PLB) equivalent to 78 days wages for the financial year 2011-12 for all eligible non-gazetted railway employees. The employees union were pushing … Continue reading

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