Zonal Railways to upgrade retiring rooms through PPP mode

Ministry of Railways has issued instructions to the Zonal Railways to upgrade the retiring rooms including dormitories under Renovation/Rehabilitation, Operation and Transfer (ROT) Scheme through Public Private Partnership (PPP). This information was provided by KH Muniyappa, Minister of State for Railways in Lok Sabha recently.

According to a PIB release, under the scheme, the contract allottees are to renovate the existing retiring rooms and dormitories, or construct new ones as the case may be, operate it for a fixed period as per agreement and transfer it to the Railways after completion of the agreement.