Four MoUs has been signed by Indian Railway Ministry with Union Power Ministry [ Current Affairs ]


About Indian Railway Ministry and Union Power Ministry: The Ministry of Railways is part of the Government of India. It’s responsibility is to check about the country’s rail transportation.

  • Manoj Sinha is the current Minister of State for Railways.
  • The Ministry of Power is an Indian government ministry.
  • The current Union Minister of State is Piyush Goyal.
  • It’s responsibility is to oversee the electricity production and infrastructure development, including generation, transmission, and delivery as well as the maintenance of projects.

About agreement:

  • Four Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) has been signed by Union Railway Ministry with Union Power Ministry to save power by energy maintenance and transmission.

About four MoUs:

  1. 1st MoU will work to increase knowledge sharing in energy and electricity maintenance to reduce the cost of electricity for the Railways.
  2. 2nd MoU will work to encourage solar energy usage and provide a framework for providing future energy solutions.
  3. 3rd MoU was signed between India Railways and Bureau of Energy Efficiency to recognize technologies to improve energy utilisation.
  4. 4th MoU was signed between Railway Energy Management Company and Energy Efficiency Services for implementation of energy effective systems and management of energy projects for the Railways.

- Published on: August 14, 2015