The Northern Railways, in an innovative initiative, has converted an abandoned building at the Farukhnagar railway station into a ‘rail choupal’ or community centre, a statement from the Railway Ministry said.
Built in 1873, the railway station in Gurgaon district of Haryana has been recently renovated and the centre which is within its premises has WiFi that is being used by villagers.
The Railways is also developing a park nearby. It is here that villagers can avail medical care for free of cost as well, the statement said.
They can avail the routine health check-up facilities like ECG, blood and urine test. Read more
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