High Level Safety Review Kakodkar Committee Report Recommendations
Kakodkar Committee Report
A High Level Safety Review Committee was constituted by the Ministry of Railways on 16.09.2011 under the Chairmanship of Dr. Anil Kakodkar, former Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission to go into all technical and technology related aspects in connection with safe running of train services in the country.
The Committee submitted its Report to the Ministry of Railways on 17.02.2012.
The Committee has made 106 recommendations covering various aspects viz. General Safety Matters, Organizational Structure, Empowerment at Working Level, Safety Related Works and Issues, Filling up of vacancies in critical safety categories and Manpower Planning Issues, Plugging the shortage of critical Safety Spares, External Interferences – Removal of Encroachment and Sabotage, Upgradation of Signaling, Telecommunication and Train Protection System, Upgradation of Rolling Stock, Track, Bridges, Elimination of Level Crossings, Human Resource Development with emphasis on Education and Training Institutes on Indian Railways, Eco-System and Safety Architectures on Indian Railways.
Out of 106 recommendations, 68 recommendations have been fully accepted and are under implementation. Balance 38 recommendations are under consideration by the Ministry of Railways.