Indian Railways new projects for Uttar Pradesh, Assam to create jobs, help ease growing traffic


Indian Railways new projects for Uttar Pradesh, Assam to create jobs, help ease growing traffic

The Indian Railways train connectivity project approved for Uttar Pradesh and Assam on Wednesday by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will not only generate direct employment during construction stage, but will also ease the growing traffic in North East region.

The official statement said, “The project will ease the growing through traffic into the North East region. This project will also generate direct employment during construction for about 34.31 lakh mandays.”

Notably, the CCEA approved the construction of the New Bongaigaon and Agthori via Rangiya doubling, 142.97 km, of Northeast Frontier Railway in Assam with an estimated cost of Rs 2042.51 crore.  Read More

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