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English Release 24-October 2014
Date Month Year
  • Prime Minister's Office
  • PM conveys greetings on United Nations Day
  • PM salutes our brave ITBP personnel on the Raising Day of ITBP
  • Min of Agriculture
  • Kharif Rice Area Coverage
  • Min of Commerce & Industry
  • DIPP Constitutes IPR Think Tank to Draft National Intellectual Property Rights Policy
  • Min of Defence
  • Brave Heart NCC Cadets Rescue Middle Aged Woman from River Yamuna
  • Ministry of Finance
  • Government approves Twenty (20) Proposals of Foreign Direct Investment amounting to Rs 988.3 Crore
  • Min of Health and Family Welfare
  • Dr Harsh Vardhan offers cooperation to Pakistan to end polio
  • Min of Home Affairs
  • Home Minister addresses 53rd Raising Day Function of Indo Tibetan Border Police Force
  • Observance of the Rashtriya Ekta Diwas on 31st October
  • Min of Petroleum & Natural Gas
  • Modified DBTL Scheme
  • Global crude oil price of Indian Basket was US$ 83.61 per bbl on 23.10.2014
  • Min of Road Transport & Highways
  • Electronic Toll Collection System to be Inaugurated on October 31, 2014
  • Min of Skill Development, Entrepreneurship, Youth Affairs and Sports
  • India’s Performance at 2nd Asian Para Games 2014 on 22nd and 23rd October, 2014
  • Min of Urban Development
  • Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu adopts Hudhud cyclone ravaged village of Andhra Pradesh for rehabilitation

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Ministry of Railways07-December, 2012 18:33 IST
Porters on Indian Railways

There are approximately 20,000 licensed porters on Indian Railways. Zonal Railways have been authorized to fix the porterage charges and revise the same in every alternate year. These rates are displayed at prominent places at Railway Stations. To overcome the problems of harassment/exploitation by licensed porters, regular checks are conducted at stations. The badges of the licensed porters involved in such activities are impounded/suspended. Zonal Railways have also been directed to counsel the licensed porters to behave properly and courteously with the passengers.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Railways Shri Kotla Jaya Surya Prakash Reddy in written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.

AKS/HK/LK
(Release ID :90218)

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