Asking railways to look into the innovative ways for revenue generation and closely monitor the expenditure, the comptroller & auditor general (CAG) declared the truck return the traveler and other teaching tariffs so as to get the outgo of transactions in a staged manner.
It expressed the practice of publicizing free and concessional tickets should be measured down.
In its document on ‘Railways Finances 2016-17’ delayed in legislature, the CAG said, “Non-availability of sufficient funds in Depreciation Reserve Fund to replace the over aged assets is indicative of weak financial health of Indian Railways.”
It added, “Huge backlog of renewal and replacement of over aged assets in railway system, which needs to be addressed for safe running of trains.”
In another document on ‘repair of line on dense traffic parts’, the perceiver found mistakes in repair ideas, examination by legitimates and usage of high-end devices to spy line imperfections.
“accounting spied insufficiencies and needs in examinations moved put at dissimilar stages...experimenting of rails using inaudible imperfection perception appliances was not moved out as per the inflicted standards,” it expressed.
It was showed that heavy checking of material which is demanded to regenerate the elasticity and elasticity of the material supplied and for enhancing running grade of line had momentous collection and in some portions it was due for up to 22 years.
detachment forces were not supplied with any act tool to document any nonaccomplishment, injury or havoc immediately from the parts where they have been spied.
There was insufficiency of force in non-identical condition collections accountable for line repair being from nine to 22% in non-identical line zones.
“The state was made worse by turning accessible line supporters to works other than line repair... more line supporters have been affixed to large municipalities than far venues though the duties for the whole portion may be attire,” it expressed.
There was an insufficiency of about 50% blocks against the block required by designing division for repair work.