Electrification Of Railways To Increase Train Speeds By 10% By 2021
Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10:45 AM
By 2021-22, the average speeds of trains will increase by 10-15% when railways achieves 100% electrification of its network, a senior official of the national transporter said Monday. Speaking to reporters, Ghanshyam Singh, Member (Traction) Railway Board said with the network being electrified through and through, it will increase average speed of trains and cut down travel time.
Indian companies dominates ranks of worlds best-performing firms
Thursday, June 14, 2018, 11:44 AM
Indian companies are dominating the ranks of the world's best-performing industrial firms as they benefit from neighboring China's pollution crackdown and billions in domestic infrastructure spending. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's focus on electrification has buoyed demand for cables and wires used in the power sector. India added 1,00,000 circuit kilometers of interstate transmission capacity in the last four years.