Top Railway Ministers of India
The Ministry of Railways is responsible for the railway transporting service in the Government of India. The Chairman of the Railway board operates the rail transporting facilities. According to the survey, the Indian Railways are the highest employee’s board from all over the world. Minister of Railways headed this Railway board and in the parliament, he presents the Railway budget for every year.
Here is the List of Top 10 Best Railway Minister of India Till now,
10. Dinesh Trivedi
In the 2011 year, a James bond movie shooting was held in India names as ‘Skyfall’. At that time Dinesh Trivedi is the Railway minister to India. He impressed to see the Japan high-speed trains and planned to launch in India. But in 2012, he resigned to the post on the controversy of increasing the huge train fares. He is the classical music lover also trained in playing the sitar.
9. Pawan Kumar Bansal
Pawan Kumar did Indian Railway Minister from the year of 2012 – 2013. He made many changes in the railway system and solved the few pending projects. He started 1st rail link to Arunachal Pradesh state and also started e-ticketing system for 24 hrs facility.
8. N. Gopalaswami Ayyangar
Gopalaswami worked as a Railway minister from the 1948-1952 year. From these years, India sees many developments in the Railway services. He presented the railway budget in the parliament and got huge profits for India.
7. Kamalapati Tripathi
KAmalapati served as Railway minister for 2 years and introduced many rails. First time he served in the year of 1975-1977 and then 2nd time 19820 year. The great achievement of Indian Railway has launched the largest Diesel Loco Shed in Pune. It is the very largest loco shed in the Central Railways.
6. C. K. Jaffer Sharief
C K Jaffer served as a Railway Minister for 4 years from 1991 to the 1995 year. He launched the Uni gauge policy through this the gauge can be replaced with the normal and regular train track gauges. This policy helped India to save more money. It also benefits for safe travel.
5. George Fernand
George Fernand named the Best Railway Minister in the Indian Railway History. He started the Konkan Railway line, through this the train connecting Mangalore with Bombay city, it is a very long railway line service. This train project gave a path to launch many major projects.
4. Nitish Kumar
When people are booking railway tickets through the IRCTC website, you might know the Nitish Kumar. He launched the IRCTC tatkal services to the passengers. Along with IRCTC services he also launched the eTicketing service in the Train stations. Later he resigned from his post because in his administration the 2 trains are colloid a died thousands of people.
3. Lalu Prasad Yadav
Lalu Prasad Yadav served as a Railway minister from the year of 2004-2009. In his time, India got a profit of 250/- billions. Lalu introduced cushioned seats and changed the plastic cups with earthen cups for the Tea. By doing these activities he increased the train fares. His remarkable ideas are made Indian Railways more profitable.
2. Suresh Prabhu
Suresh Prabhu entered into politics in the year of 1996. He launched the new trains before announcing the budget. He mainly concentrating on the pending projects of India and increasing the infrastructure. He is the only person as a minister on not announcing the rail facilities to his own state.
1. Lal Bahadur Shastri
Under the Nehru’s government, Lal Bahadur has served as Indian Railway minister in the year 1956. He introduced the 3rd class compartments in the train for the passengers. his policies are made Indian Railway’s proud in the Beginning. He is the first Indian Railway minister after forming the republic day in India.