Industrialist Ratan Tata will head “Kaya Kalp“, a new innovative council of Indian Railways, which is formed to turn around the ailing state-run rail network. The Kaya Kalp council will also have two railway union leaders – Shiv Gopal Mishra and M Raghuvaiah. The main purpose of the council is to recommend innovative methods and processes for the improvement, betterment and transformation of railways.
Officials from Railway ministry said former Comptroller and Auditor General Vinod Rai is likely to join the Kaya Kalp council as a member.
While Presenting the Railway Budget (on Feb 26), the Railway minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu announced about the innovation council ‘Kayakalp’, which will play the main role in business re-Engineering and also in introducing a spirit of innovation in Indian Railways.