On his first visit at North Western Railway (NWR) here late last night, Prabhu said that powers will be given to zones for faster decision and completion of works.

"Major changes in railways for its betterment and delegation of powers to all 16 zones in the country is in the offing," the railway minister said.

The minister also took a review meeting with NWR General Manager R C Agarwal, DGM and Chief PRO Tarun Jain said today.

Prabhu also directed the officials to ensure maximum safety of passengers and quality of food served to them besides keeping clean railways in NWR and CWR (part of Kota division), the PRO said.

Suggesting greater delegation of powers to General Managers (GM) and Divisional Railway Managers (DRM), former Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) chief E Sreedharan yesterday submitted an interim report to the Railway Minister.

"Powers will be delegated to GMs and DRMs for speedy implementation of projects. Hope transparency and merit prevails," Prabhu twitted after submission of the report by Sreedharan.

After taking over the ministry, Prabhu has constituted the one-man Sreedharan committee to fix accountability in all tendering processes.

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