Dear FM, it'll be nice to see some Budget innovations to fund capex, create demand
On a headline basis, we expect fiscal deficits of 3.7%/3.4% in FY20/21, said Chhaochharia.
Air India to set up internal panel to address privatisation-related issues of employees: Source
At a meeting between the minister and represe...
Ficci suggests formulation of national railway plan
Ficci has also recommended phased manufacturing programme, expansion of PPP (public-priva...
Tejas Express: Railways Minister Piyush Goyal to flag off India's second private train on Friday
The commercial run of the train will start from January 19, 2020 from Ahmedabad, the railways said.The first such train, the Lucknow-Delhi Tejas Express, has been running since last year.
Air India unions to demand voluntary retirement scheme in Monday meeting
"Our members have been approaching us and want us to discuss a voluntary retirement scheme package with the government as it is expected that our job will be protected only for one year post privatisation. We are going to raise this issue at the meeting with the minister on Monday," an airline source told PTI.
Govt may privatise Indira Gandhi Udan Academy soon
Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Udan Academy (IGRUA), the pilot training institute that was the brainchild of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, will soon be in private hands with the Modi government deciding to privatise it.
Western Railway to change train timings to accommodate Tejas Express
The timings of 12 Mumbai-bound and 16 Ahmedabad-bound trains, including four MEMU (Main line EMU) will change by five to 10 minutes at intermediate stations, a Western Railway release stated.
View: For the economy to grow, here's what the govt exactly needs to do
When options are limited, 'reorienting' the State’s priorities is applicable to the businesses it owns.
Tripura SEZ along Bangladesh to be multi-sector one
The Rs 1,550 crore special economic zone (SEZ), to be set up along the Bangladesh border in Tripura, would be a multi-sector SEZ and not just agro-based food processing SEZ, official said here on Saturday.
Niti moots Rs 22,500-crore plan for private trains on 100 routes
Niti & Railways have come out with a discussion paper for running 150 trains on 100 routes by private players.
Niti Aayog's draft for pvt trains: 15-minute head start, max speed of 160 kmph, own guard, crew
A slew of draft documents -- for Request for Qualification (RFQ), Concession Agreement Guiding Principles, Project Information Memorandum (PIM) along with a presentation on the salient features of the project -- for discussion on private participation in passenger trains have been uploaded by Niti Ayog on its website.
Goyal wants to put Railways on fast track with pvt sector help
The big investment Indian Railways needs is beyond railway and government budgets, the minister said.
Indian Railways: 150 private passenger trains to run on 100 routes
Path has been cleared to engage private operators to end Railways' long monopoly in running passenger trains.
Air India will keep on running till it is privatised: Aviation minister
"Air India is running. Air India will keep on running. But Air India has to be privatised because it is incurring a daily loss of Rs 20-26 crore. This is taxpayer's money that can be more profitably spent," Aviation Minister told reporters. While disinvestment-bound Air India's net loss in 2018-19 was around Rs 8,556 crore, its current total debt is around Rs 80,000 crore.
Panel gives green signal to 150 private trains on 100 routes
A panel, set up by minister Piyush Goyal, has given the green signal to 150 private trains on 100 routes.
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