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Prime Minister Modi has devoted the historic Kosi railway to the nation


Kosi Bridge
Kosi Bridge

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By PIB Delhi

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi devoted the historic Kosi railway season to the nation and inaugurated new railway traces and electrification initiatives in Bihar for the comfort of commuters by video conferencing.

Talking on the event, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has set a brand new historical past in rail connectivity in Bihar. The Kosi Mahashetu and the Kiul Bridge, which incorporates the inauguration, electrification initiatives, the promotion of Make in India within the railways and the creation of latest employment, are estimated to price round Rs 3,000 crore. These initiatives will strengthen the rail community in Bihar and strengthen rail connectivity in West Bengal and East India.

The Prime Minister congratulated the individuals of Bihar for the brand new and fashionable amenities that might profit railway commuters in East India, together with Bihar. Many rivers throughout the state have been lower off from one another and plenty of elements of Bihar have been lower off as a consequence of this, he stated. To deal with this concern, he stated that the development of the 2 Mahashethas started 4 years in the past in Patna and Munger. With the opening of those two rail bridges, the journey between North and South Bihar has eased and this has began a brand new momentum for growth particularly in North Bihar.

The Prime Minister stated that the earthquake, which passed off eight and a half many years in the past, separated the Mithila and Kosi areas and that it’s a coincidence that the 2 areas are interconnected amid an epidemic such because the corona. He stated the Supal-Asanpur-Kufa railway line was devoted to the nation at the moment because of the onerous work of the migrant employees who have been additionally concerned within the building of the bridge. He stated the brand new Kosi railway line was formulated in 2003 when Mr Atal Bihari Vajpayee was Prime Minister and Shri Nitish Kumar was Minister of Railways to alleviate the issues of Mithila and Kosi individuals. He stated that the undertaking was underway through the present authorities and that the work on the Supal-Asanpur Kupaha route has been accomplished utilizing fashionable expertise.

The Prime Minister stated the brand new rail service, which is able to begin from Kosi Mahashetu between Supaul-Asanpur, will profit the individuals of Supaul, Araria and Saharsa districts. It can additionally present an alternate rail line for the individuals of the Northeast. He stated the 300km journey by this mahaseet has been diminished to 22km and can promote commerce and employment on this complete area. This may save the individuals of Bihar money and time, he stated.

Like Kosi Mahashetu, the brand new railway line, which has digital interlocking facility trains within the Kiul River, will be capable of transfer at speeds of as much as 125 kilometers per hour, the Prime Minister stated. He stated that digital interlocking would ease prepare visitors on the principle route from Howrah-Delhi and in addition present pointless delays and make journey safer.

The Prime Minister stated that for the previous 6 years, efforts have been made to formulate Indian Railways and meet the expectations of ‘Atmanipara Bharat’ in keeping with the aspirations of New India. At present, Indian Railways are extra swacer than ever, he stated. He stated the removing of unmanned rail crossings from broad gauge rail traces was safer than ever earlier than. He stated the pace of Indian railways has elevated. Made in India trains are a part of the railway community, an emblem of self-reliance and modernity, resembling Vande Bharat.

The Prime Minister stated Bihar was making large earnings as a consequence of modernization efforts within the railways. In the previous couple of years, to advertise Make in India, an electrical loco manufacturing facility has been arrange at Madhepur and a diesel loco manufacturing facility at Marhaura. 44,000 crores in each these initiatives. “The individuals of Bihar are proud to say that India’s strongest electrical locomotive – a 12000 horsepower locomotive was manufactured in Bihar,” he stated. Bihar’s first loco shed has additionally begun working, which operates electrical locomotives.

About 90% of the rail community in Bihar at the moment is inspired, the Prime Minister stated. Greater than 3000 kilometers of railways have been electrified within the final six years, he stated. Within the final 5 years of 2014, solely 325 km of latest rail traces have been operational in Bihar, and about 700 km of latest rail traces have been deployed in Bihar within the subsequent 5 years. That is greater than double the gap constructed earlier than. He added that greater than 1000 km of latest rail traces are underneath building.

With the introduction of the Hajipur – Ghoswar – Vaishali railway line, Delhi and Patna shall be linked by direct rail service, the Prime Minister stated. This service will promote tourism in Vaishali and create new jobs. He stated the work on devoted freight corridors is fast-paced and about 250km of hall will fall in Bihar. Upon completion of this undertaking, the issue of delay in passenger trains shall be diminished and the delay within the motion of products may even be tremendously diminished.

The Prime Minister applauded that the railways labored tirelessly through the Corona disaster. He stated the railways have been instrumental in offering employment to migrant employees and bringing them again by Shramik particular trains. He stated the nation’s first Kisan prepare was launched between Bihar and Maharashtra through the Corona interval.

The Prime Minister stated there have been some medical faculties in Bihar prior to now. On account of this, Bihar’s sufferers confronted numerous disadvantages, and even the gifted youth of Bihar needed to journey to different states for medical examine. At present in Bihar, there are greater than 15 medical faculties, lots of which have solely been in-built the previous couple of years. A number of days in the past it was accredited to arrange new AIMs in Darbhanga, Bihar and in addition create 1000’s of latest jobs.

Agricultural reform invoice

The Prime Minister stated yesterday was a historic day for the nation within the discipline of agricultural reform. The Agricultural Reform Invoice was handed which freed our farmers from many restrictions. Wishing good luck to farmers throughout the nation, he stated the reforms would give farmers extra choices to promote their produce. He stated these reforms would shield farmers from intermediaries who take a larger share of the farmers’ earnings.

The Prime Minister, who has criticized the opposition for spreading lies on the Agricultural Reform Invoice, stated some individuals who have dominated the nation for many years have been making an attempt to mislead the farmers on the problem. He stated adjustments within the agricultural market laws underneath the APMC Act have been additionally promised within the election manifesto of opposition events who at the moment are opposing reforms. He dismissed the lie that the federal government was not giving the advantage of the MSP to the farmers and stated that the federal government was dedicated to offering a good value to the farmers by the MSP and that the federal government’s buy would proceed as earlier than. He stated that with the brand new laws being carried out, farmers may harvest their crops and promote them in any market within the nation at their desired value. Recognizing the injury achieved by the APMC Act, the Bihar Chief Minister has lifted the regulation in Bihar, he stated. Authorities initiatives to enhance the lives of farmers resembling Pradhan Mantri Kisan Kalyan Scheme, Pradhan Mantri Agri-Sinchi Scheme, Spray Coated Urea, Chilly Storage Community within the nation are being invested in massive scale investments in Meals Processing Industries and Agricultural Infrastructure Fund.

The Prime Minister stated the federal government was always working to extend the revenue of the farmers. A nationwide marketing campaign is being held to guard livestock from ailments. In a transparent message to the nation’s farmers, he urged them to be cautious of the strayers. He stated that these individuals have a knack for safeguarding farmers, however the truth is they need to maintain farmers in lots of bonds. They’re supporting intermediaries and plundering farmers’ earnings. It’s the nation’s want and the demand for time.




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