PM launches 2,000 railway infra projects worth Rs 41,000 crore

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated, laid the foundation stone, and dedicated to the nation more than 2,000 railway infrastructure projects worth around ₹41,000 crore.

Addressing the event, Modi called it a symbol of the work culture of ‘New India’.

“Today’s programme is symbolic of New India’s work ethic. Now, India works with an unprecedented speed at an unprecedented scale. Parting ways with small aspirations, today’s India has moved on to dreaming big and realising those dreams at the earliest,” Modi said.

He added that confidence in returning for the third term of the government.

“Today, the foundation stone for more than two thousand projects related to railways has been laid and inaugurated. Right now, the third term of this government is going to start in June. The scale and speed with which work has started is surprising everyone,” he said.

Modi laid the foundation stone for the redevelopment of 553 railway stations under the Amrit Bharat Station Scheme.

The third term of his government will begin from June, but the scale and speech with which it has been working have surprised people, Modi said in his video address, taking note of the recent launch of several development projects.