SCIENTIFIC & TECHNICAL SERVICES
Status: Planning Stage
Promoter: Government Of India
Project: Plans a railway design centre at NID Campus
Location: Dist. Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Project Details: An MoU was signed between Ministry of Railways and National Institute Of Design (NID) to develop the centre. The centre will be operated by the interest accrued on the endowment fund of Rs. 100 million. The endowment fund for this purpose is being deposited by the Ministry of Railways. Centre will be developing new concepts in design & innovations in various fields of railway functioning, like passenger amenities at station areas and in trains, improvement to coach layouts, environmental issues, various maintenance tools, IT & communication issues etc. The MoU will be for a period of 10 years, which can be further extended as mutually agreed.