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Railways to make 30,000 PPE in April, 1 lakh in May to meet demand

New Delhi: With the growing demand for personal protective equipment (PPE) across the country amid the novel coronavirus crisis, the Indian Railways on Wednesday said that it plans to supply 30,000 PPE to medical professionals by April-end. The national transporter also said that it plans to manufacture one lakh PPE in May. A Railway Ministry […]

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‘No advance reservation of trains tickets will be done after May 3, till further orders’: Railways

New Delhi: The Indian Railways on Tuesday said that it has suspended the booking of rail tickets beyond the extended nationwide lockdown until further orders. The announcement by the national transporter came soon after Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his fourth special address to the nation announced the extension of lockdown by 19 more days […]

Railways to produce hospital beds, stretchers, IV stands

New Delhi: To meet the growing requirement of essential medical items in the wake of coronavirus epidemic, the Indian Railways has decided to manufacture at its production units hospital beds, stretchers, IV stands, ventilators, etc. “In the wake of pandemic Covid-19, the railway, in consultation with production units and zonal railway workshops, has decided to […]