Volume No. :   8

Issue No. :  3

Year :  2017

ISSN Print :  0976-495X

ISSN Online :  2321-5763


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Green Growth: Indian Railways thrust towards Economic Growth and Environmental Protection



Address:   Shahid Ali1*, Dr. Asif Iqbal Fazili2
1Research Scholar, School of Business Studies, Islamic University of Science and Technology, Awantipora, J&K, India
2 Sr. Asst. Professor, School of Business Studies, Islamic University of Science and Technology, Awantipora, J&K, India
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2321-5763.2017.00117.2

ABSTRACT:
The advanced development paradigm - Green Growth is maintaining the sustainability of economic growth while at the same time ensuring environmental sustainability. In India, Green Growth represents an extraordinary challenge and opportunity for the railway sector like Indian Railways, especially in economic growth and environmental protection. Indian Railways is a key driver of economic growth in India besides it enhances energy security; helps mitigate climate change impact, relieves congestion, improves air quality and enhances quality of life. The present paper highlights the Green role of Indian Railways by acting as an essential instrument in all the Avoid/Shift/Improve (ASI) lines of action leading to the Economic growth and Environment protection in India.
KEYWORDS:
Indian Railway, Green Growth and ASI strategy.
Cite:
Shahid Ali, Asif Iqbal Fazili. Green Growth: Indian Railways thrust towards Economic Growth and Environmental Protection. Asian J. Management; 2017; 8(3):741-744.
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