Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar has said that he would meet Railways Minister Piyush Goyal to discuss the proposed plan of building a diesel engine factory in Chhapra in Bihar – a project that was billed as India’s biggest Make in India project.
According to some reports, the project might slip away from Bihar with the Railway ministry toying with the idea of shelving the Rs 3,000-crore initiative which is likely to be launched by October 2018.
Nitish Kumar is of the view that despite the electrification of the rail routes gaining pace across the country, investing in diesel engines will pay off in the coming years. But the ministry seems to disagree on that. Read More…
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