Indian Railways is working on full force to redevelop and upgrade railway stations across the country. Railways is trying to improve basic amenities as well as the overall cleanliness of the stations. LED lights are being installed in a cost-efficient manner for better illumination. Other upgrades include installation of CCTV in kitchens, retiring rooms etc., improving overall ambience and infrastructure in and around railway stations.
Several railway stations like Jaipur, Manduadih, New Delhi, Tirupati, Allahabad, Patna etc have already been upgraded. Government approved Railways’ proposal for the redevelopment of railway stations by Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation Limited (IRSDC) as Nodal Agency earlier this year in February. All the stations on Indian Railways have been entrusted to IRSDC for undertaking the techno-economic feasibility studies. Based on the outcome of the feasibility studies, the stations are planned to be taken up for redevelopment, in phases. Read more