West Central Railway, Central Railway, Eastern Railway and South East Central Railway aggregating 11,545 route kilometers have now become Unmanned Level Crossings (UMLC) free on broad gauge route. The Railways is on its way to remove all such crossings in all Zones.
Ministry of Coal has taken a major initiative to curb illegal mining by developing ‘Coal Mine Surveillance & Management System (CMSMS) and ‘Khan Prahari’ App. The basic objective of CMSMS is reporting, monitoring and taking suitable action on unauthorised coal mining activities and Khan Prahari is a tool for reporting any activity taking place related to illegal coal mining like rat hole mining, pilferage etc.
Ministry of Railways has decided that while undertaking journey in a train, if a passenger shows the Aadhaar/Driving Licence from the ‘Issued Documents’ section by logging into his/her DigiLocker account, the same should be considered as valid proof of identity.
Union Railway Minister of State Rajen Gohain and Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Friday jointly flagged off the Agartala-Deoghar Express from the Railway Station to help devotees visit the shrine of Hindu sect leader Anukulchandra at Deoghar in Jharkhand.