With the announcement of National Rail Plan, a lot of reforms are being undertaken by
the Indian Railways to improve the stability of the railway sector and retain the image of
being one of the premier organizations in the country. The focus of the ambitious plan
will be on upgrading the tracks, signaling, implementing safety parameters, station
modernization and electrification systems on the railway tracks to improve punctuality,
speed and safety of the trains. Also with a different mode of approach, the ministry is
trying to reduce its dependency on the budget and fare revenue, by introducing
innovative funding methods and emphasizing on Non-Fare Revenue along with the
development of new projects on Public Private Partnerships (PPP) model.

Working on the Railway Ministry’s National Rail Plan, Nispana is organizing the 2nd
Annual Future Rail India Summit on the 7th and 8th of December, 2017 in New Delhi,
which will bring together the key stake holders from the Indian Railways who are
focusing on business and technical fronts.  Along with this, the conference also will
feature international experts to present best practices which has helped them develop
their railway sectors in their countries, and technology providers to feature the latest and
efficient technologies which will help Indian Railways make the next big leap.
2nd Annual Future Rail India Summit will provide the solution providers, policy makers
and decision makers an opportunity to come together to discuss, collaborate and
determine the best solution for the current challenges faced and pave paths for future
project engagements.

Event Highlights
  • Gain exclusive insights on investments from the Ministry of Railways through innovative funding policies
  • Analyze the paradigm shift towards sustainable energy
  • Identify the need for involvement of consulting firms areas such as operations and planning.
  • Understand the new railway FDI policy in setting up of production units for manufacturing rolling stocks
  • Determine India’s freight / cargo handling capacity.
  • Capitalize on “Make-in-India” scheme to attract foreign investors and manufacturers.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Deepak Tripathi, Chief Mechanical Engineer, Konkan Railway Corporation Ltd.
  • Ms. Akshima Tejas Ghate, Senior Fellow and Associate Director, Transport and Urban Governance Division, Sustainable Habitat Programme, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
  • GK Gupta, Chief Mechanical Engineer, Indian Railways Institute of Alternative Fuel
  • Satish Kumar, ED Safety, Indian Railways
  • M.P. Singh, CEO, High Speed Corporation of India Ltd.
  • Bindu Muralidharan, Chief Manager (Information Technology), Konkan Railway Corporation Limited
  • S.K.Singh, Executive Director (Engine Development), RDSO

Metro Rail News is an official Media Partner for the event.

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