Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh today thanked Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi and Union Railway Minister Mr. Suresh Prabhu for including all the proposals relating to the development of Railways in Chhattisgarh. Mr. Prabhu tabled the Railway Budget for 2016-17 in Parliament today. The projects will be speeded up with increased allocation to the State.
This time Chhattisgarh gas got relatively good share in the Railway Budget in comparison to previous years. Apart from the approval of three Freight and Passenger Corridors in the State, four new trains have been earmarked for Chhattisgarh. Also the destination of some express and passenger trains have been extended. Also initiation of survey for 29 rail lines in Chhattisgarh has been proposed in the Budget. It is worth mentioning here thatduring the recent visit of Union Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi to Chhattisgarh and meeting held with Chief Minister Dr.