Prime minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation of the new Gandhinagar railway station project worth Rs 254 crore on Monday.
The ambitious project for redevelopment of Gandhinagar railway station involves the construction of a new 300-room hotel, 65 meter high on the station premises, besides being hi-tech and passenger friendly.
This will be the first such project in the country and will lay a model for future railway station redevelopment in the country. The first phase of the project is worth Rs 130 crore.
The PM was accompanied by Gujarat governor OP Kohli, Union railways minister Suresh Prabhu, chief minister Vijay Rupani and chief secretary JN Singh. The PM first took part in the ceremonial ground-breaking ceremony along with CM Rupani and union minister Suresh Prabhu and then inspected the model of the new Gandhinagar railway station on display proceeded to the dais for delivering his speech. Read More…