Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu presents his second budget for 2016-17 in Parliament. 
  1. All-India 24X7 helpline for women
  2. Overnight ‘Uday’ double-decker trains soon: Prabhu
  3. Antyodaya Express long-distance superfast train for unreserved passengers.
  4. Half of lower berths reserved for senior citizens
  5. Fully unreserved superfast trains coming on heavy traffic routes
  6. Aastha Circuit Trains to connect important Pilgrim Centres
  7. Integrating all issues under two mobile apps- one for ticketing other for grievances
  8. All new Railway stations to be built as per Accessible India guidelines
  9. IRTC will begin to manage catering in a phased manner, local cuisine of choice will be made available.
  10. E-booking on concession passes for journalists to be introduced, says Suresh Prabhu
  11. All stations will be brought under CCTV surveillance: Suresh Prabhu
  12. Adoption and dissemination of latest tech is the way forward to a zero accident system
  13. All major stations to be brought under CCTV surveillance in a phased manner
 17000 biotoilets and add’l toilets in 475 stations before close of this financial year.
  1. No barrier today between a common passenger and Indian Railways: Suresh Prabhu citing outreach to improve customer services.
  2. Social media has been used for feedback and complaints redressal mechanism
  3. Northeast India especially Mizoram and Manipur to be connected through broad gauge soon
  4. New locomotive factories to be set up with an order book of 40,000 crore rupees:
  5. 8.5 lakh crore to spent over 5 years for modernization of railway infrastructure: Suresh Prabhu
  6. Propose to electrify 2000 km next year, increased electrification budget by 50%: Suresh Prabhu
  7. New way of funding projects introduced using institutional financing
  8. Happy to announce action has been initiated on 139 Rail Budget 2015 announcements
  9. Indian Railways will generate employment of 14 crore man-days in 2018-’19: Suresh Prabhu
  10. Changed metric from completion to commissioning
  11. A system capable of taking care of its own needs financially and otherwise.
  12. Every rupee investment in Indian Railways can impact economic output in the larger economy by a factor of 5
  13. We will be at the forefront of infrastructure investment in the country.
  14. 1.21 lakh crores capital plan in Rail Budget 2016 : Suresh Prabhu, shunning conventional approach and adopting new ways: Suresh Prabhu
  15. A saving of 8,720 crore rupees for budget estimates of last year will be effected this year: Suresh Prabhu
  16. Co-operation, collaboration and communication, hallmarks of Indian Railways’s journey forward: Suresh Prabhu
  17. We need to reimagine the conventional ways of solving issues: Suresh Prabhu in Rail Budget 2016 speech.
  18. We need to reorganize and rejuvenate Indian Railways: Suresh Prabhu

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