40Lakh Sr Citizens Giveup Subsidy Of Railways @ Rs 77 Cr:PM Louds
The Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi in the interactive session Bharat Ki Baat Sabke Saath has lauded the efforts of Senior Citizens of India for giving up subsidy for travel in Indian Railways. While interacting at the event in London, PM recounted his days spent at Railway Station & the enriching experience he gathered there from. PM also noted the remarkable progress made by Indian Railways in Infrastructure creation.
Indian Railways have registered a significant rise in the number of senior citizens who have chosen to give up the subsidy. From 15th August, 2016 to 31st March, 2018 about 40 lakh esteemed senior citizens have voluntarily given up concessions resulting in benefit of Rs. 77 crore savings to Railways from this single initiative. Option for giving up of concession in passenger fare for senior citizens to the extent of 100% was already available
At present, male senior citizens get 40 per cent while women get 50 per cent concession on the total fare.
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi at the Bharat Ki Baat, Sabke Saath programme, at Westminster, London on April 18, 2018.
[नई दिल्ली] फ्लाइट केंसिल करने पर एयर लाइन्स द्वारा यात्री को रु २० हजार मुआवजा देना होगा लेकिन दोषी एयरलाइन्स कर रही हैं आनाकानी| गौरतलब हे के अपने फायदे के लिए इंडिगो +जेट एयर+ स्पाईस जेट आदि एयर लाइन्स द्वारा आये दिन फ्लाइट्स में देरी की जाती है|कनेक्टिंग फ्लाइट्स केंसिल कर दी जाती है और यात्रियों को कोई मुआवजा भी नहीं दिया जाता |इसी के फलस्वरूप डी जी सी ऐ ने यात्रियों के कष्ट देने वाली एयरलाइन्स पर नकेल डालने के लिए मसौदा तैयार किया है |अब कनेक्टिंग फ्लाइट केंसिल होने पर २० हजार रु के मुआवजे का प्रावधान होगा |इसके जवाब में एयरलाइन्स ने किराया बढ़ाने की धमकी दी है
[Nw Delhi] Jet airways Flight Hits Catering Vehicle at IGI Airport
An aircraft, with 133 passengers on-board, hit a parked catering vehicle at the Delhi airport tonight,
No one was injured in the incident that took place around 8 pm when the Jet airways flight, coming from Dubai, arrived at the Terminal 3 of the Indira Gandhi International Airport here
The aircraft was moving towards its designated parking bay when its right wing hit a catering vehicle of service provider Taj Sats which was stationed on the nearby lane at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport, airport
[PKT,Pb] Inaugural Flight Between Pathankot, Delhi Launched
Pathankot came under the civil aviation network today with Alliance Air operating its first flight from Delhi under the Centre’s regional connectivity scheme.
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, accompanied by Punjab Congress president and Gurdaspur MP Sunil Jakhar, was at the airport to welcome the passengers on board the first flight that arrived at the airport from Delhi this afternoon.
The chief minister said that it was a red-letter day for the region, which had now got air connectivity with the rest of country. It is expected to give a boost to the region’s connectivity and tourism potential.
Being at the tri-junction of Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir, Pathankot would also get a huge boost to its tremendous tourism potential as a result of the launch of the flight, which would operate on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays every week,
The chief minister said the government’s plans to develop an international-standard tourist destination at Pathankot-Dalhousie Road near Ranjit Sagar Lake would also give a huge fillip to the region’s tourism industry, as it was expected to draw more than 50,000 tourists annually.
Prominent amongst others who were present on the occasion were Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Vijay Sampla.
[Varanasi,UP]Unsafe IndiGo’s Staff Go On Strike In Holy City Varanasi
Nearly 56 staffers of IndiGo’s ground handling agency went on a strike over issues related to payments and salaries,
This Caused many ” difficulties for airport authorities
As per Director, Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport, Varanasi, Anil Kumar Rai,
Fifty-six support personnel of the airline went on a strike around 6:30 am over some issue, without giving airport officials the seven days mandatory prior notice. This could prompt legal action,
[नई दिल्ली] नकली टिकट पर एयरपोर्ट में घुसने वाले भारतीय मूल के कैनेडियन को पकड़ा |सी आई एस एफ के असिस्टेंट इंपेक्टर जनरल डॉ अनिल पाण्डे के अनुसार जतिंदर सिंह दुहरा को एयर पोर्ट में चहल कदमी करते देखा गया तो उससे पूछताछ की गई |जांच के दौरान जतिंदर द्वारा प्रस्तुत टिकट की समयावधि समाप्त [Postponed ]हो चुकी थी| प्राप्त जानकारी के अनुसार वह अपनी पत्नी को टोरंटो के लिए फ्लाइट तक छोड़ने के लिए आई जी आई आया था |
[New Delhi] National Carrier AI Cancelled New York & Newark Flights
Airline has said in a tweet.that
Air India’s London-Newark flights (both directions) have been cancelled along with the Newark-Ahmedabad flight.
Flight No. AI 102 from New York to New Delhi has been rescheduled and its revised time of departure is 12.15PM on March 22.
The departure timings of flight No. AI 144 from Newark to Mumbai has also been rescheduled to 11AM on March 22.
The airline has cancelled its Newark-Ahmedabad flight for the day along with the London-Newark flight on both ways.
It tweeted that re-booking and cancellation can be done without any penalty.
A low-pressure system moving across the southeastern US is expected to develop into a storm, which will bring rain and snow across the mid-Atlantic and Northeast, US media reports said.
[New Delhi] New Aviator Prabhu Supports DGCA For Grounding Aircrafts
Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu said today that The DGCA decision to ground certain A320 neo aircraft with faulty engines is “only for passenger safety”
The aviation regulator’s move has resulted in flight cancellations by IndiGo and GoAir as the two airlines have grounded 11 A320 neo aircraft following the directive. IndiGo Cancelled its More Then forty flights which resulted Hike in Airfare
Prabhu took over the additional charge of Civil Aviation Ministry on Monday.
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has grounded 11 A320 neo planes powered with a certain series of Pratt & Whitney engines following three incidents of mid-air engine failures in less than a month.
A total of 14 A320 neo aircraft fitted with a specific series of engines — 11 operated by IndiGo and 3 by GoAir — have now been grounded. Three IndiGo planes were grounded last month.
The Union Minister for Commerce & Industry, Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu taking additional charge of the Ministry of Civil Aviation, in New Delhi on March 12, 2018.
The Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Shri Jayant Sinha is also seen.