Rail Green Points for Freight Customers

Tags: Economics/Business

Indian Railways has laid down Policy guidelines recently to assign carbon saving point, termed as Rail Green Points, to freight customer. 

  • It will be applicable only to the freight customers who are registered on e-Registration of Demand(e-RD) portal of Freight Operations Information System(FOIS).

  • Every customer who places demand online (on e-demand module) for freight services will be given the details of the expected saving of carbon emission called Rail Green Points.  

  • The green points will be credited to customer’s account on Freight Business Development portal. 

  • Downloadable certificate displaying Rail Green Points will also be provided.

  • The Rail Green Points can’t be claimed for any benefit from Railways. 

  • Rail Green Points will be reckoned on financial year basis. 

  • Corporate customers can mention the Green Points on their website, and in their Annual Reports.

  • The module for Rail Green Point will be developed by Centre for Railway Information Systems/Freight Operations Information System (CRIS/FOIS). 

  • The scheme is likely to be launched in April 2022. 

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