Railways to invest 8.5 lakh crore in next 5 years: Prabhu

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Tuesday, June 09, 2015, Varanasi: Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu today said here that in order to develop the railway services, the ministry is going to invest Rs 8.5 lakh crore in the next five years.

While addressing a programme in Indian Institute of Technology(IIT) of Banaras Hindu University(BHU) Mr Prabhu said that the ‘Country will develop if railways will develop’ and this is reality. Added that he also said  with the same thinking their ministry will be investing Rs 8.5 lakh crores, or double if required to develop the railways in next five years.

He also said that lack of funds will not be the matter for developing the railways as it was a firm determination of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the works of developing the railways are been done according to his prospects. More info

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