Odisha a priority state for Indian Railways: Manoj Sinha

By PTI  economictimes.indiatimes.com

BHUBANESWAR: Indian Railways is trying to broaden the rail network in Odisha as it is a priority state for the Centre, Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha said here today.

“Indian Railways is trying its best to further broaden the railway network in Odisha to make it as one of the finest in the country,” Sinha told reporters after reviewing progress in the East Coast Railways zone here.

Replying to a question on alleged negligence towards Odisha by the Railways, Sinha said “In the last two Railway Budgets, the state got more allocations. They were more than the state government’s expectations.”

“It is our priority and the special interest of the Prime Minister to invest more in states like Odisha,” he said. More info

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