· Commission on Rail Safety
o Commission of Rail Safety (CRS) should be main an independent body (outside ministries)
o It should be made autonomous and be given statutory status
o CRS’s role is to audit and inspect after accident takes place, ensure safety, recommend how to avoid accidents
o CRS reports to Civil Aviation and Railway ministies
o Codes get implemented without consulting CRS
o CRS recommendations are not taken as compulsory by the ministry. This needs to be addressed b y making CRS a strong body.
o GRP and RPF put the blame on each other and people suffer as no one takes responsibility