Bharat Gaurav scheme:

GS Paper 3: Topics Covered: Infrastructure- Energy.   Context: To tap the huge potential of tourism, the Railways has announced the ‘Bharat Gaurav’ Scheme.   About the Bharat Gaurav Scheme: Under this Scheme, theme-based tourist circuit trains, on the lines of the Ramayana Express, can be run either by private or State-owned operators.   Key features …

Don’t privatise Railways says Opposition

Topics Covered: Infrastructure- Railways. Don’t privatise Railways, says Opposition: Context: Opposition parties severely criticised the Modi government for concentrating their efforts in ‘privatising’ the Railways in the last seven years. The Concern: The Opposition leaders said privatisation of various railway infrastructure would only benefit corporates and loss of revenue for the railways, pushing it to …