new Delhi: Indian Railways has devised a new strategy to increase freight earnings. Under the new strategy, the Ministry of Railways has created Business Development Units (BDUs) at all zones and division levels. The Business Development Unit (BDU) will explore new routes of freight through railways.
Business development unit will do business acquisition plan for every zone and every division. BDU will prepare business acquisition plans for every zone and every zone. The Chairman Railway Board will continuously review BDU. Railways have set a target of doubling freight earnings in the next 2-3 years. Currently, Railways earn the most from only 9 traffic, such as iron ore, steel, coal, grain, fertilizer etc. To achieve this goal, Railways has decided to increase the existing basket / traffic. It has been decided to include new traffic.