Indian Railways Current Affairs 2020 Pdf for RRB NTPC
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Indian Railways Current Affairs 2020 Pdf for RRB NTPC

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Indian Railways Current Affairs 2020 Pdf for RRB NTPC

RRB NTPC 2019 notification was released in February 2019. Now almost after one and a half year, the most anticipated exam is going to be scheduled from 15th December. The RRB NTPC examination will be consisting General awareness section which gives a special focus on current affairsRRB NTPC current affairs include railways as one of the concentrated topics. The candidates, who are preparing for RRB NTPC examination should stay updated with the recent development in the Indian railways.

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  • Ahmedabad railway station will get a sanitizing tunnel to test COVID symptoms of passengers.
  • Indian Railways has launched a mobile doctor booth called ‘CHARAK’ for zero-contact check-ups.
  • Southern Railways (Thiruvananthapuram division) and Kerala Circle of Postal department have initiated to establish tie-up with the door delivery and pick up of parcels to help the public during the lockdown.
  • South Central Railway has launched ‘Rail-Bot’ or ‘R-BOT’ which is a robotic device to help in the hospitals to manage activities like supplying medicines, medical accessories, to serve food to the patients.
  • Indian Railways gets its most Powerful Engine WAG 12. Indian Railways operationalized its 1st 12,000 horsepower (hp) electric made in India Locomotive WAG12(with Number 60027) from Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Station (Mughalsarai Junction), Uttar Pradesh to Shivpur.
  • An Artificial Intelligence-based Robot called ‘Captain Arjun’ has been inducted in the Central Railway zone.
  • Ministry of Railways will set up a solar power plant in Bina, Madhya Pradesh.
  • Indian Railways to cover all wagons under RFID for tracking by 2022
  • Rakshak is the health assistant robot developed by Mumbai Central Railway.
  • India’s first ‘Kisan Rail’ launched from the Devlali Railway Station of Maharashtra.
  • MEDBOT’ is the remote-controlled medical trolley to deliver food and medicines to COVID-19 patients, is developed by Indian Railways.
  • Hubballi Railway Station, Karnataka will be renamed as ‘Shree Siddharoodha Swamiji Railway Station
  • Freight Seva App is developed by Southern Railways to provide requisite details for access by freight customers.
  • Indian Railways observed “Swachhta Pakhwara” from 16th to 30th September.
  • Indian Railways has launched Artificial Intelligence-based Chatbot ASKDISHA to interact with the Railway customers in the Hindi language.
  • Mumbai Central Station will be renamed to Nana Shankarseth.
  • The Indian Railways observed Cleanliness Week between August 10, 2020 and August 15, 2020.
  • According to the Stations Cleanliness Survey Report, 2019 the top three cleanest railway stations in India are Jodhpur, Jaipur, and Durgapura.
  • Indian Railways is building the world’s tallest pier bridge in Manipur. The bridge is 141 metres high and the bridge will be higher than the previously considered highest 139 metres tall Mala-Rijeka bridge in Montenegro, Europe.
  • Indian Railways has set a target to electrify all broad gauge routes by December 2023.
  • Andhra Pradesh becomes the first state in India to launch ‘fruit train
  • India’s first underwater metro in Kolkata will be operational by March 2022.
  • Him Darshan Express train is launched and will run between Kalka and Shimla.
  • Kalka-Delhi Shatabdi train becomes the first train in India to have aircraft-style bio-vacuum toilets.
  • Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus in Mumbai has received the ‘Eat Right Station’ certification with a five-star rating by FSSAI.
  • Oxygen Parlour’ was launched at Nashik Railway Station to combat air pollution.
  • Vinod Kumar Yadav has been appointed the first Chief Executive Officer of Railway Board.
  • Download the Indian Railways Current Affairs 2020 Pdf for RRB NTPC and boost to your exam preparation
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