Railway budget

Union Budget 2020: Railway passengers expect CCTVs, onboard entertainment in trains

People told Zee News their expectations for Indian Railways in the Union Budget 2020, and what changes they wish to see.

Jan 23, 2020, 17:58 PM IST

Budget 2018: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on rail and road infrastructure

This segment of Zee News brings to you information about Union Budget 2018 and latest updates on schemes announced by Finance Minister. Watch this video for more information.

Feb 01, 2018, 15:44 PM IST

Railway Budget: All 11,000 trains, 8,500 stations to have CCTV surveillance

The Railways will make a provision of around Rs 3,000 crore in its budget for 2018-19 to install CCTV systems in all 11,000 trains and all the 8,500 stations in the Indian rail network.

Jan 22, 2018, 20:49 PM IST

Govt approves one-time waiver of Railways' dividend payout

After the merger of the railway budget with the general budget last year, it was decided that the national transporter would not have to pay dividend for the capital invested in it.

Nov 16, 2017, 23:53 PM IST

Gujarat: 12 Youth Congress workers arrested for showing black flags to Suresh Prabhu

At least 12 Youth Congress workers on Sunday were arrested for showing black flags to Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu and garlanding him with black cloth as soon he stepped out of his vehicle in Nanpura.

Feb 06, 2017, 10:03 AM IST

Finance Ministry keen to present Budget on February 2 or earlier

Looking at advancing the date of Budget presentation to February 2 or even earlier, the Finance Ministry Thursday briefed a Parliamentary panel on the proposed change as also the government's decision to merge railway budget with general budget.

Oct 06, 2016, 16:18 PM IST

Finance Ministry officials to brief MPs on budget reforms

Finance Ministry officials will brief a Parliamentary panel Thursday on the merger of Railway Budget with General Budget and advancing the date of budget presentation.

Oct 05, 2016, 19:51 PM IST

Parliamentary panel to examine merger of budgets

Ending a 92-year-old practice, the Cabinet had decided to scrap a separate budget for railways and merge it with General Budget, presentation of which would be advanced to spur spending and boost the economy.

Sep 25, 2016, 11:34 AM IST

Budget-related decisions of Cabinet: Key things you must know

Know the highlights and implications of the three budget-related decisions taken by the Union Cabinet at a meeting presided over by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday.

Sep 21, 2016, 18:37 PM IST

Railways to have functional autonomy, bear salary burden

Railways will no longer have to pay annual dividends to the exchequer and maintain its functional autonomy after merger of Rail Budget with General Budget.

Sep 21, 2016, 16:47 PM IST

Cabinet to consider presenting Budget for 2017-18 on February 1

The Union Cabinet is likely to consider proposal to advance the Union Budget to February 1. It is expected that after the Cabinet's decision on Wednesday, the Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs would take final decision on the exact date for the session.

Sep 20, 2016, 21:35 PM IST

Cabinet approval for merger of Rail Budget with Union Budget likely tomorrow

The decision for the merger of Railway Budget with the General Budget is likely to get the official seal at the Union Cabinet meeting which is slated for Wednesday.

Sep 20, 2016, 19:24 PM IST

Budget overhaul, advancement of session on Cabinet agenda

The Union Cabinet is likely to consider proposal for Union Budget overhaul, including merging the Railway Budget with it and doing away with the distinction of plan and non-plan expenditure Wednesday.


Sep 20, 2016, 17:45 PM IST

Cabinet to take up Budget overhaul ;session likely from Jan 24

 The Cabinet may next week take up the proposal for merging Railway Budget with the General Budget and advancing the Parliament session by about a month to January 24 so as to complete all legislative work before the beginning of the new fiscal from April.

Sep 15, 2016, 16:44 PM IST

Finance Ministry to soon float Cabinet note for merger of Railway Budget

The finance ministry will shortly circulate a Cabinet note to merge the railway budget with the Union Budget, advance presentation by a month and doing away with Plan and non-Plan expenditure head in the Budget.

Sep 12, 2016, 15:32 PM IST

Arun Jaitley may not read out new trains, lines after budget merger

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley may do away with the age-old practice of reading out lengthy proposals on new railway lines and trains once the 92-year-old colonial practice of a separate Railway budget is scrapped and merged with the general Budget.

Aug 22, 2016, 18:09 PM IST

No separate Rail Budget from 2017, to be merged with General Budget

No separate railway budget will be tabled in parliament from the financial year 2017. The 92-year-old practice will come to an end next years

Aug 13, 2016, 11:44 AM IST

No more Railway Budget! Niti Aayog panel terms it as 'failed' exercise

The committee had said that the separate railway budget should be phased out progressively and merged with the General Budget.

Jun 23, 2016, 11:05 AM IST

Suresh Prabhu promises new measures to revamp 'ailing' Railways

Union Minister Suresh Prabhu today said his ministry is focusing on upgrading facilities for passengers and is set to launch new initiatives that will overhaul the "ailing" Indian Railways.

May 14, 2016, 21:43 PM IST

Rail Budget 2016 has everything for common man, says Suresh Prabhu

Replying to the debate on rail budget in the Lok Sabha said, the Minister said "the budget has everything for common man...Common man is the centre of the budget."

Mar 09, 2016, 18:12 PM IST