( file pic : Piyush Goyal

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New Delhi : Indian Railways is the backbone of the country’s logistics sector. During 2020, when most of the activities were under lockdown, Indian Railways was providing relentless services in Freight transportation in the country. Indian Railways achieved highest ever loading continuously in September, October, November and December,  2020.

Indian Railways has embraced a “Freight on Priority” policy by pushing for an aggressive customer-centric approach to expand the freight carried not only from the traditional segments but also by attracting new customers to its fold.

In its commitment to take level of customer services to new heights, Railways Minister, Commerce & Industry, Consumer Affairs and Food & Public Distribution Minister Piyush Goyal on January 5, 2021, launched a Freight Business Development Portal as one stop solution for all the needs of freight customers, according to a PIB release.

Goyal said that Indian Railway is an invisible thread which connects the length and breath of India. During the lock -down, Railway showed its resolve in delivering the essential supplies to the nation in most challenging times keeping national supply chains running.

The new portal will be game changer in ensuring ease of doing business with Railways. The portal will ensure that best services are available to the clients.

Goyal said that last 6 years have seen an extra ordinary development in all spheres of Railway operations under the leadership of PM Narendra Modi. Indian Railway is getting future ready. Greatness of Railways would not just be in being better than someone else but being the BEST, he said.

The portal can be accessed by logging on to Indian Railways web site