Suresh Prabhu gets going, asks officials to prepare white paper

By Avishek G Dastidar  indianexpress.com

Within 20 minutes of taking charge at Rail Bhawan on Monday, Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu made it clear that he means business.

He is learnt to have directed the Railway Board to prepare a white paper that can help him chart a roadmap for his ministry. He has also told board members to not bring files to him for signatures for the time being.

Speaking to The Indian Express, a member of the board said: “He (Prabhu) has said we must prepare a document outlining our priorities, necessities and a plan for turnaround. After finalisation, the minister may present it in the Parliament during Winter Session”. He added,

“Prabhu has also said that files related to tenders and similar matters should not be brought to him for the time being. Instead, we must look into them.” More info

Ilustration Photo: President Pranab Mukherjee congratulates Suresh Babhu during the ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Sunday | PTI

 

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