KayaKalp, the new innovative council of Railways, had been set up by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu. This Council is headed by noted Industrialist Shri Ratan Tata.
The objective is to recommend innovative methods and processes for the improvement, betterment and transformation of the state-run rail network.
The council has been setup for the purpose of business re-engineering and introducing a spirit of innovation in Railways.
The Railway Board will work in close cooperation with the Council.
The subsequent meetings of Kayakalp Council gave action plan to transform the state-run rail network, to develop an action plan to reduce the recurring train mishaps, amid concerns over human errors and large-scale vacancies of safety-related posts.
This council will be a standing body and will interact with all stakeholders and other interested parties.