27 August 2012

Report produced on Sustainable Procurement in Indian Railways

Sanjay Kumar, Deputy Chief Vigilance Officer of India’s Northern Railways, has produced a comprehensive report on Sustainable Public Procurement in the Indian Railways. The report aims to make people aware of the various initiatives in relation to sustainable public procurement that Indian Railways are currently engaged in.

In order to reduce the social and environmental impacts that occur as a result of its operations, Indian Railways are also taking measures to ensure that resources are allocated to improve the overall environmental performance of the company.

Indian Railways is one of the world's largest railway networks comprising a total of 114,500 kilometres of track over a route of 65,000 kilometres and 7,500 stations. Indian Railways carries over 30 million passengers and 2.8 million tons of freight daily.

To view the report, click here.