The Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting (Independent Charge), Environment, Forest and Climate Change (Independent Charge) and Parliamentary Affairs, Shri Prakash Javadekar along with the Union Minister for Railways, Shri D.V. Sadananda Gowda and the Minister of State for Science and Technology (Independent Charge), Earth Sciences (Independent Charge), Prime Minister Office, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Department of Atomic Energy and Department of Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh flagged off the Science Express – Biodiversity Special, at Safdarjung Railway Station, in New Delhi on July 28, 2014.