Date of Post: 26 Nov, 2018
Ranchi: On the lines of Maharashtra, the Jharkhand government and the railways should form a corporation to speed up railway-related works in the state, Chief Minister Raghubar Das said. He directed the officials at a meeting to expedite the work of the state’s various railway projects.
- An official release said quoting Das,”On the lines of Maharashtra, a corporation should be formed between the state government and the railways. Railway related works should be done through this corporation. This will speed up the work and the project will be completed on time.”
- The Maharashtra Rail Infrastructure Development Ltd., a JV (Joint Venture) of the Government of Maharashtra and Indian Railways has been incorporated in 2017 for development of rail infrastructure for critical connectivity and capacity enhancement in and around Maharashtra.
- The Chief Minister instructed officials to send a report to Railway Board so that Ranchi-New Delhi Rajdhani Express and Lokmanya Tilak Terminal Superfast run daily, Puri-New Delhi Purushottam Express is extended till Jaipur.
- The meeting was attended by Urban Development Minister C P Singh, South Eastern Railway (SER) General Manager Purnendu Mishra and others.
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