Date of Post: 05 Jan, 2019
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal asked the officials to provide free Wi-Fi at 2000 railway stations as soon as possible. As per the latest data, as many as 723 Railway stations have been provided with free public Wi-Fi.
- In a high-level review meeting with the entire Railway Board, all General Managers of Zonal Railways and Divisional Railway Managers, Goyal gave directions for the roadmap of forthcoming January-March 2019 quarter asking officials to work towards completion of the goals as soon as possible.
- Mentioning that the 723 Railway stations provided with wi-fi have proved very useful to the public, the minister directed that such wi-fi facility should be provided in at least 2000 Railway stations across the country in the near future and all stations ultimately.
- Division Railway Managers will be suitably awarded for early completion of wi-fi works at stations, he said.
- The Minister emphasizes on timely delivery and vigorous monitoring of Railway projects and activities.
- The ministry said in a statement”The deliberations covered subjects pertaining to safety, passenger services, passenger amenities, revenue generation, infrastructure development, staff welfare and transparency at all levels of functioning.”
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