The Narendra Modi government’s flagship Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), which has provided more than 3 crore liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) connections to poor households over the last one and a half years.
To widen the base of vendors and increase competition, Indian Railways has decided to do away with the rule wherein vendors approved by the Research Designs and Standards Organisation (RDSO) were the only ones eligible to bid
Indian Railways may look at a rate of return (RoR) of 12% on its investments under the revamped station redevelopment programme as the transporter plans to be a co-investor along with private developers.
Firms bagging contracts to redevelop railway stations may have to design construction in such a way that the national transporter’s plan for multi-level platforms at some of the busiest stations are not pre-empted.
Earnings from the passenger segment stood at around Rs 47,500 crore for financial year 2016-17, a tad below the revised target of Rs 48,000 crore, but better than the Rs 45,376 crore achieved a year earlier.
Keeping in mind the low-stocks scenario, it was earlier decided by the government that Coal India Ltd (CIL) would load at least 250 rakes daily, out of which 215 rakes are supposed to be allotted to the power sector.
There are two types of lie-overs in railways — first, a train reaches its terminal railway station and undergoes maintenance before returning to its originating station, and second, wherein it does not undergo maintenance b
The government plans to list at least three other railway PSUs — Indian Railways Finance Corporation, Ircon International and RITES — within the current financial year. The valuation of IRCTC has dipped as its main source
A revamped public-private partnership (PPP) model to redevelop railway stations will see more attractive terms for private investors while Indian Railways’ (IR) agency — Indian Railway Station Redevelopment Corporation (I
Upstream petroleum regulator Directorate General of Hydrocarbons (DGH) has asked state-run explorer ONGC to review the commerciality of its ultra deep-sea find UD-1 in the Bay of Bengal’s KG-DWN-98/2 (KG-D5) block.
For the first time, Indian Railways will float global tenders to buy rails, as Steel Authority of India (SAIL), its sole supplier, can’t meet the transporter’s increased demand. Railway minister Piyush Goyal, who took cha
The Indian petroleum industry is going through a phase wherein on the one side it is saddled with tax woes arising out of the goods and services tax, and on the other is facing flak for the rising petrol and diesel prices.
If retail sale price of petrol and diesel is as high as it was when the global crude price was twice as high, state-run oil marketing companies haven’t much do about it: Their profits haven't jumped. Of course, these firms
With the dispute between the Odisha government and Indian Oil Corp (IOC) over the value-added tax (VAT) being resolved, the oil marketing firm has firmed up plans to increase its investment in the state including expansion of
Though the zones at the well WO 24-3 are still under assessment, the new find is believed to be big enough to pep up the firm’s production in coming years. Mumbai High in the Arabian sea annually produces about 10 mtoe. The