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Railways to Partner with State Govts to Operate Tourist Circuit Trains

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Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu while presenting the Railway Budget 2016-17 in Parliament today said that Tourism holds great potential for economic development and job creation. Indian Raileays will be partnering with the State Governments for operating tourist circuit trains and explore the possibility of a revenue sharing model. Indian Railways have recently upgraded our National Rail Museum. Promotion ...

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Social Impact Study to be Made Compulsory Besides Environmental Study for Clearance: Javadekar

Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said the Centre will soon implement an easy online mechanism to transfer funds to States under the Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) and apart from the required environmental study, the social impact study will be made compulsory in all applications. Social impact assessment (SIA) is a methodology to review the social effects of ...

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