Tag Archives: Suresh Prabhu

Two RPF Jawans suspended for assaulting a Divyang at Balasore Station

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Two Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel have been suspended in connection with the assault on a divyang in Balasore district of Odisha for allegedly stealing a mobile phone. The Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has tweeted about the suspension. “I had taken immediate cognizance of the case,had ordered enquiry.Subsequently, two RPF personnel responsible have been putContinue Reading…

Odisha seeks Rs 5,870 crore in Railway Budget 2017-18

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today urged Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu to allocate Rs 5,870 crore for Odisha in Railway Budget for the year 2017-18 for strengthening and expanding rail infrastructure in the State. In a letter to Railway Minister the Chief Minister urged to upgrade passenger amenities at Puri, Cuttack, Berhampur, Rayagada, Sambalpur, Jajpur,Continue Reading…

Railways, Odisha sign MoU for Cost Sharing of Nabarangpur, Malkangiri Rail Lines

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In a historical initiative to connect railway lines to Nabarangpur and Malkangiri districts of Odisha, the Ministry of Railways on Monday signed MoU with Government of Odisha for cost sharing of two new railway line projects. The Mou was signed in the presence of Union Minister for Railways Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu and , Chief MinisterContinue Reading…

Free Wi-Fi service launched at Patna, Ranchi & Visakhapatnam station

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The Minister of Railways, Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu inaugurated the High Speed Wi-Fi services at Patna (Bihar), Ranchi (Jharkhand) & Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) Railway Stations through Video Conferencing from Rail Bhawan, New Delhi for the commuters at these Railway Stations. The Wi-Fi facility for the visitors & rail users at these stations has been commissionedContinue Reading…

Ramesh Majhi seeks to expedite Jeypore-Malkangiri-Nabarangpur Railway Projects

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State Transport Minister Ramesh Majhi has sent a letter to Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu regarding the Jeypore-Malkangiri and Jeypore-Nabarangpur railway projects. He requested Railway Minister to discuss with state government in this matter. Notably, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had discussion with Union Railway Minister last year on April 16. He said that railway infrastructure inContinue Reading…

Minister of Railways launches E-enabled application to monitor Railway projects

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Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Minister of Railways launched one E-enabled project, namely, Project Management & Information System (PMIS). Shri Manoj Sinha, Minister of State for Railways was especially present on the occasion. Railways Board Members and other dignitaries were also present on the occasion. Speaking on the occasion, Minister of State for Railways Shri ManojContinue Reading…

Pyari Mohapatra takes political centre stage during Wi-Fi Launch

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Once known as ‘BJD’s Chanakya’ and ‘ Mentor of Naveen Patnaik’, Pyari Mohan Mohapatra is slowly, but steadily making a comeback into Odisha politics. Of late, he has become a blue-eyed boy of BJP, which is seeking a growth in the state. Not long ago, Pyari was attended to central functions, be it of RailwaysContinue Reading…

Suresh Prabhu launches free Wi-Fi at Bhubaneswar Railway Station

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Bhubaneswar became the second Railway Station in the country after Mumbai Central to get high-speed free Wi-Fi service. Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu launched the service at a function today. Although the service was already available for the last three days on a trial basis, it was officially launched today. Prabhu lightened the lamp toContinue Reading…

East Coast Railway (ECoR) bags Best Zonal Shield for Overall Performance

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The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has won the Best Zonal Shield for overall performance, known as pandit Govind Ballabh Pant shield. The award was presented to ECoR officials by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu during the 61st National Railway Week function in Bhubaneswar yesterday. This year’s Railway Week was dedicated to ECoR. In total, 143 RailwayContinue Reading…

Naveen takes up Wagon Repair Factory issue with Suresh Prabhu

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik held meetings with Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu in Bhubaneswar today and discussed various issues related to railway projects in Odisha. Both Naveen and Prabhu agreed to form joint working committee to protect Odisha’s interests and monitor all projects. The monthly review meeting will ensure smooth functioning of railway projectsContinue Reading…


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