Ministry of Railways (Bangladesh)

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Bengali: রেলপথ মন্ত্রণালয়
(Railpoth Montranaloi)
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Agency overview
Formed1971
JurisdictionGovernment of Bangladesh
HeadquartersSecretariat, Dhaka
Minister responsible
WebsiteMinistry of Railways

The Ministry of Railways (Bengali: রেলপথ মন্ত্রণালয়) (abbreviated as MoR) is the ministry responsible for the Railways and Train services in Bangladesh.

History[edit]

In 2016 the ministry proposed a 7.8% hike in the ticket prices of Bangladesh Railways.[2] The announcement faced criticism and demands for reduced corruption in the ministry.[3]

Bangladesh Railway[edit]

Bangladesh Railway is a department under the Railway Ministry. It is responsible for the management of 2,791 kilometer rail network of Bangladesh.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Cabinate Minister". Dailystar.net. Daily Star. Retrieved 6 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Proposal to hike rail fares by forwarded to prime minister, says minister". bdnews24.com. Retrieved 3 February 2016.
  3. ^ "Curb graft instead of hiking train fares". thedailystar.net. The Daily Star. Retrieved 3 February 2016.
  4. ^ Bangladesh – ADB: 40 Years of Development Partnership. Asian Development Bank. 2013. ISBN 9789292542672. Retrieved 3 February 2016.