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Rail­way Min­is­ter Di­nesh Trivedi’s recipe for change

Set-up a Sta­tions Au­thor­ity of In­dia ( SAI) on the lines of the Air­ports Au­thor­ity of In­dia. No men­tion of source of funds for the pro­posed SAI.

A Rail­way Safety Board on the lines of the Direc­torate Gen­eral of Civil Avi­a­tion to pre­vent ac­ci­dents.

Out-of-the-box think­ing as in­creas­ing pas­sen­ger fares can back­fire po­lit­i­cally on Govern­ment.

De­signer uni­forms for the driver and co-driver of the train so that they can take pride in their job.

Two ex­pert com­mit­tees have been set up—one un­der Sam Pitroda on mod­ernising Rail­ways and a Safety Re­view Com­mit­tee un­der Anil Kakod­kar, former chair­man of Atomic En­ergy Com­mis­sion.

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