The high level plenary session will also be attended by R K Singh, Minister of State for Power, New and Renewable Energy, as the chief guest, Jitendra Singh, Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office, Rajen Gohain, Minister of State for Railways
and Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister for Law and Justice and Electronics and Information Technology as other dignitaries.
Shri RajenGohain, Minister of State for Railways
Minister of State for Railways
Rajen Gohain flagged off the weekly train that will link the two state capitals via Kamakhya, Howrah, Cuttack and Vijayawada.
Agartala: The much-awaited Agartala-Anand Vihar Rajdhani Express was flagged off from here on Saturday by Minister of State for Railways
Muniyappa, a former Minister of State for Railways
, however, praised some of the efforts of the government with regard to improving freight capacity by adding 3-4 separate freight corridors, increasing the number of wagons of goods trains and the bullet train project.
The agreement was signed in the presence of Prabhu, Union Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of State for Railways
Manoj Sinha, among others.
Though Minister of State for Railways
Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury refused to comment, without seeing the full order, officials said diverting railway tracks would prove too expensive, and reduction of speeds of good trains would also affect delivery in the remote regions.
An FIR was registered against Minister of State for Railways
Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury for leading a mob against the district magistrate (DM) of Murshidabad in West Bengal on Thursday.
During the question-hour session, Minister of State for Railways
Afzal Sindhu said Pakistan Railways had its own workshop for maintenance of faulty engines and repair of damaged coaches.
E Ahmed, India's minister of state for railways
, who was speaking on the sidelines of a community reception in Riyadh, said that some projects were "being identified, while some are in the pipeline.
Replying to a calling attention notice minister of state for railways
, Afzal Sindhu said 85 small and major train accidents had taken place during the last year and the main responsibility of these accidents rested with those who cross the railway track.
Summary: Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 26 (ANI-NewsVoir): The 26th Convergence India 2018 expo, co-located alongside the 2nd Internet of Things 2018 expo, will have Union Minister of State for Railways
and Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Communications Manoj Sinha as Chief Guest at the inaugural ceremony in Pragati Maidan, New Delhi on 7 March 2018.