Suresh Prabhu flagged off the first Antyodaya clan of trains
Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu flagged off ( हरी झंडी दिखाकर रवाना) the fourth Humsafar clan of trains and first Antyodaya clan of trains through video conferencing from RailBhawan on February 27, 2017. Sri Ganganagar – Tiruchirappalli Humsafar Express (Weekly) (via Krishnarajapuram, Pune, Ahmedabad). Ernakulam – Howrah Antyodaya Express (Weekly) (via Salem, Katpadi, Visakhapatnam). He also launched the New Catering Policy 2017: New partnership in Parcel Business with Department of Post and New Catering Policy 2017. The new policy will replace the seven year old policy and has separated food production and food distribution(वितरण) . The policy has been finalised after consultation with all stakeholders.The onboard catering responsibility has been given to the IRCTC for majority of trains, including all the new ones, while the food will be prepared at state-of-the-art base kitchens. Railway catering policy-2017 also empowers(अधिकार) the IRCTC to fix menu and tariff in consultation with Railway Board. Stringent(कठोर) guidelines have been incorporated in the policy to set up base kitchens at major junctions and also to restrict IRCTC from outsourcing private licensees outright(सीधे). According to the new policy 33 percent sub-quota would be provided for women in allotment of stalls at all stations to achieve the social objective. The new policy envisages(परिकल्पना की गई है) that tenure of stalls shall be of five years only. The new policy also encourages e-catering system.
|envisages||परिकल्पना की गई है||Definitions of envisage|
contemplate or conceive of as a possibility or a desirable future event.
the Rome Treaty envisaged free movement across frontiers
synonyms: imagine, contemplate, visualize, envision, picture, conceive of, think of, foresee
the action of sharing something out among a number of recipients.
she had it printed for distribution among her friends
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