Private companies to finance Indian Railways

Private companies to finance Indian Railways for track laying in lieu of that Railway will pay dividend to private companies. Principal amount invested by Private companies will be returned in installments. This will be a new practice in cash crunch Railways. It is evident that private companies would take away hefty amount in the form of dividend form Railway. But it is to be waited that how much this method of railway will impact its productivity. Employees of railways should also be concerned about this movement because impact on productivity of Railways and siphoning cash from Railways to private companies may impact the productivity linked bones of Railways employees. Railway authorities should address the concern of employees before reaching out to private companies. Please read this news paper report:-