The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India had blamed Indian Railways in its audit report that the food and water served by them to its passengers is unfit for consumption by humans.
The Indian Railways, known for a total of 22.2 million passengers daily, has been blamed for serving ‘food unfit for human consumption’ in a report that CAG submitted on Friday. The CAG report has come up after a joint inspection of 80 trains across 74 stations was done across India.
The report found that unpurified water is being used to make beverages, food is left out in the open, uncovered and unwashed waste bins, and rats and cockroaches at catering units in trains and stations. Here are some key points of the report: