Dedicated Freight Corridors (DFC)
The Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited or DFCCIL is a business establishment operated by the Railways Ministry of the Government of India to work the dedicated freight corridors (DFCs). It engages in the planning and development, deployment of monetary resources, building, upkeep and the operation of the DFCs. The organisation was incorporated under the Companies Act, 1956 on 30th October 2006. It is headquartered in New Delhi and is a PSU. DFCs are railway routes that are exclusively meant for the transport of freight or cargo. DFCCIL has been assigned the status of ‘special purpose vehicle’ by the Indian government.