According to reports 164 railway infrastructure projects are being executed in Bihar, UP, MP, Odisha, Rajasthan and Jharkhand, which have generated 10,66,246 man-days of work under the Garib Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyaan.
When officials in Jaipur found out that a family of three, whose Covid-19 reports came positive, had taken a train to Howrah, they frantically began to locate them. But their efforts were led astray by miscommunication.
Indian Railways has employed over 500 women train drivers. They are among a handful to challenge stereotypes and social prejudices that a woman’s place is at home, and trigger a change among people who harbour a general disapproval of working women.