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Indian Railways to set up design centre at National Institute of Design campus

The centre, located at NID campus in Ahmedabad, will develop new designs for further improving the passenger amenities and put into use soon on Indian Railways

BS B2B Bureau  |  Ahmedabad 

Railways Ministry & NID officials signing MoU

Ministry of Railways and (NID) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to set up a Railway in the campus of in Ahmedabad for Indian Railway. Railways minister said that Railways’ partnership with will lead to customers’ happiness by way of better designed coaches and providing cost effective solutions to problems faced by passengers during train travel. He also informed that with this initiative, Railways has fulfilled yet another commitment made in Railway Budget 2015-16 towards improving passenger services.
 
Urging to work out on the most cost effective designs for coaches as the system is generally price sensitive and quality conscious, Prabhu said that with the signing of this MoU, new designs for further improving the passenger amenities will be available and put into use soon on
 
V K Gupta, member engineering, Railway Board, said that Railway will be developing new concepts in design & innovations in various fields of Railway functioning, like passenger amenities at station areas and in trains, improvement to coach layouts, environmental issues, various maintenance tools, IT & Communication issues etc. It will be a win-win situation for both the organisations, while the Railways will be benefitted with improved concept, facilities, and assets, would also be benefitted with the real life projects and values to their academic and research programmes.
 
Prof P Vyas, Director NID, said that will improve passenger services through innovative ideas focusing on people, environment and sustainability through this research centre. This MoU will be for a period of 10 years, which can be further extended as mutually agreed.

First Published: Mon, April 13 2015. 10:49 IST
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Indian Railways to set up design centre at National Institute of Design campus

The centre, located at NID campus in Ahmedabad, will develop new designs for further improving the passenger amenities and put into use soon on Indian Railways

The centre, located at NID campus in Ahmedabad, will develop new designs for further improving the passenger amenities and put into use soon on Indian Railways Ministry of Railways and (NID) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to set up a Railway in the campus of in Ahmedabad for Indian Railway. Railways minister said that Railways’ partnership with will lead to customers’ happiness by way of better designed coaches and providing cost effective solutions to problems faced by passengers during train travel. He also informed that with this initiative, Railways has fulfilled yet another commitment made in Railway Budget 2015-16 towards improving passenger services.
 
Urging to work out on the most cost effective designs for coaches as the system is generally price sensitive and quality conscious, Prabhu said that with the signing of this MoU, new designs for further improving the passenger amenities will be available and put into use soon on
 
V K Gupta, member engineering, Railway Board, said that Railway will be developing new concepts in design & innovations in various fields of Railway functioning, like passenger amenities at station areas and in trains, improvement to coach layouts, environmental issues, various maintenance tools, IT & Communication issues etc. It will be a win-win situation for both the organisations, while the Railways will be benefitted with improved concept, facilities, and assets, would also be benefitted with the real life projects and values to their academic and research programmes.
 
Prof P Vyas, Director NID, said that will improve passenger services through innovative ideas focusing on people, environment and sustainability through this research centre. This MoU will be for a period of 10 years, which can be further extended as mutually agreed.
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Indian Railways to set up design centre at National Institute of Design campus

The centre, located at NID campus in Ahmedabad, will develop new designs for further improving the passenger amenities and put into use soon on Indian Railways

Ministry of Railways and (NID) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to set up a Railway in the campus of in Ahmedabad for Indian Railway. Railways minister said that Railways’ partnership with will lead to customers’ happiness by way of better designed coaches and providing cost effective solutions to problems faced by passengers during train travel. He also informed that with this initiative, Railways has fulfilled yet another commitment made in Railway Budget 2015-16 towards improving passenger services.
 
Urging to work out on the most cost effective designs for coaches as the system is generally price sensitive and quality conscious, Prabhu said that with the signing of this MoU, new designs for further improving the passenger amenities will be available and put into use soon on
 
V K Gupta, member engineering, Railway Board, said that Railway will be developing new concepts in design & innovations in various fields of Railway functioning, like passenger amenities at station areas and in trains, improvement to coach layouts, environmental issues, various maintenance tools, IT & Communication issues etc. It will be a win-win situation for both the organisations, while the Railways will be benefitted with improved concept, facilities, and assets, would also be benefitted with the real life projects and values to their academic and research programmes.
 
Prof P Vyas, Director NID, said that will improve passenger services through innovative ideas focusing on people, environment and sustainability through this research centre. This MoU will be for a period of 10 years, which can be further extended as mutually agreed.

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