Peeved by the tardy progress of some sectors in the railways, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed the Ministry of Railways to “work in a mission mode rather than on incremental progress”.
At a meeting with railways, the PMO has finalised and and in some cases advanced the deadlines of projects like that of achieving punctuality by next month end, couple of them to be completed by year end and other important projects like commissioning of Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) by March 2019, that is before the General Elections.
Sources said that the Prime Minister, at the backdrop of several apprehensions regarding Bullet Train, also took stock of the situation of Indian Railways’ ambitious projects like the High Speed Mumbai Ahemdabad corridor and redevelopment of some of the chosen railway stations which includes one in his home State Gujarat. Read more
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