Startups to expedite innovation in Indian Railways

Indian Railways is encouraging youth to come up with innovative startups and help railways  break the stereotype mindset people had for years now.


  • A policy is being drafted to incorporate new products and services developed by startups towards building greater innovation within Indian Railways.
  • National Academy of Indian Railways (NAIR) will draft a policy which is expected to be submitted within a week.
  • This  event of crowdsourcing ideas, included founders of several startups like Travelkhana, Railyatri,,, Ispator and OMitra and travel portal Makemytrip.
  • Others who participated at the seminar were top execs from TiE, Innovation at Ministry of Science & Technology, Wadhwani Foundation, The Entrepreneur School (ISEED), among others.
  • Once the draft policy is submitted it would be open for public opinion / suggestions.

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