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Ministry of Railways - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

  • December 2014
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  • Global Data
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  • 19 pages

Ministry of Railways - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides a comprehensive insight into the company’s history, corporate strategy, business structure and operations. The report contains a detailed SWOT analysis, information on the company’s key employees, key competitors and major products and services.

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- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – GlobalData’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list of key locations and subsidiaries of the company, including contact details.


Ministry of Railways is one of the largest rail networks in Asia and is owned by the Government of India. The ministry operates Indian Railways (IR), which is state owned and operate as monopoly in rail transport. IR carries around 30 millions of people per day, 365 days a year and carries around 2.5 million tons of goods every day. It runs around 11,000 trains per day, of which 7,000 are passenger trains. IR is a multi-gauge, multi-traction system across 6,853 stations in the country, covering over a route length of over 63,028 kilometers. The organization is divided into 17 zones for operational feasibility. IR is headquartered at Delhi, India.

Ministry of Railways Key Recent Developments

Nov 23, 2012: Indian Railways Provides Update On Setting Up Of Thermal Power Plants
Aug 09, 2012: Indian Railways To Set Up Four Bio-diesel Esterification Plants
Jul 29, 2012: Indian Government Approves Coal Linkage For Railways' 1.32 GW Thermal Power Project In Adra, West Bengal

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Table Of Contents

Ministry of Railways - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Table of Contents
Section 1 - About the Company 4
Ministry of Railways - Key Facts 4
Ministry of Railways - Key Employees 5
Ministry of Railways - Key Employee Biographies 6
Ministry of Railways - Major Products and Services 7
Ministry of Railways - History 8
Ministry of Railways - Company Statement 9
Ministry of Railways - Locations And Subsidiaries 10
Head Office 10
Other Locations and Subsidiaries 10
Section 2 - Company Analysis 12
Ministry of Railways - Business Description 12
Ministry of Railways - SWOT Analysis 13
SWOT Analysis - Overview 13
Ministry of Railways - Strengths 13
Strength - Organizational Framework 13
Strength - Operational Performance 13
Strength - Operational Network 13
Ministry of Railways - Weaknesses 14
Weakness - Inadequate Safety Measures 14
Ministry of Railways - Opportunities 15
Opportunity - Proposals: Budget 2014-15 15
Opportunity - New Policy Initiatives 15
Ministry of Railways - Threats 16
Threat - Substitutes 16
Threat - Maintenance Backlog 16
Threat - Risks Related to Unforeseen Circumstances 16
Ministry of Railways, Recent Deals Summary 17
Section 3 - Company's Recent Developments 18
Mar 14, 2013: India Provides Update On Condition Of Thermal Power Plants In Jharkhand 18
Section 4 - Appendix 19
Methodology 19
About GlobalData 19
Contact Us 19
Disclaimer 19

List of Tables

Ministry of Railways, Key Facts 4
Ministry of Railways, Key Employees 5
Ministry of Railways, Key Employee Biographies 6
Ministry of Railways, Major Products and Services 7
Ministry of Railways, History 8
Ministry of Railways, Subsidiaries 10
Ministry of Railways, Recent Deals Summary 17

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