Foundation stone of electrification of Ara-Sasaram rail route laid, which will help to minimise the traveling time between Ara and Sasaram in Bihar
Railways laid the foundation stone of the electrification of the 97 km Ara-Sasaram rail route, a foot overbridge at Ara, Kulhariya, Koilwar and Karisath stations in Bihar. The electrification of Ara-Sasaram rail route will not only help to minimise the time consumed in travelling from Ara to Sasaram, it will also lessen the distance between Patna and Sasaram.
Medication on the go: Generic Low-Cost Medicines also to be made available at multi purpose stalls in Railways
Ministry of Railways has decided that a policy provision will be made that existing Multi Purpose Stalls (MPS) at Railway stations to be authorized to stock generic low-cost medicines also in accordance with the Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP) scheme.
Railways to set up first disaster management village near Bengaluru where Railway staff will get training to handle emergency situations like train derailments, collisions & collapses of bridges
Railways’ first disaster management village at Hejjal village, 25 km from Bengaluru, is nearing its completion which is set to be a virtual reality centre to analyse rail accidents. This is the first time, Railways is setting up such a facility to minimise accidents in the country.
World’s largest recruitment exercise by Railways; unprecedented 74% turnout of candidates reported on the first day of exam
On 9th August, a total of 4.83 lakh candidates were scheduled. There has been a tremendous response and an unprecedented number of more than 74% candidates have attended the examination. This attendance was a record for all RRB examinations conducted so far.
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