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Parliamentary Consultative Committee on Railways.
Aug 18 2011 (8:36PM)
News Entry# 34603 Parliamentary Consultative Committee on Railways meets
Posted by: rdb*^ Added by: Ranjeet*^ Aug 18 2011 (10:18PM)
The Minister of Railways, Shri Dinesh Trivedi said that safety is accorded the highest priority by Indian Railways. The Railway Minister was speaking at the Consultative Committee meeting of Members of Parliament for Ministry of Railways here on Tuesday i.e. 16th August, 2011. The agenda for the meeting was safety and security. The Ministers of State for Railways, Shri K. H. Muniyappa and Shri Bharatsinh Solanki were especially present at the meeting. The Minister said that consequential train accidents have consistently declined in number over the years. From a level of 269 in 2002-03, these have come down to 93 in 2010-11. He pointed out that an accident of any type on the Railway system is a cause of concern, specially in view of our commitment towards zero tolerance to accidents, whether due to equipment failure, human failure or because of any other reason. The Railways Minister assured the Members of...