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28-02-2024
Today, Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi Lays Foundation Stone for re-development works at 554 Railway Stations

Today, Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi LaysFoundation Stone for re-development works at 554 Railway Stations under Amrit Bharat Station Scheme and Lays Foundation Stone/Dedicates to the Nation 1500 Road Over Bridge/Road Under Bridge over Indian Railways.

 

Today, Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi Lays Foundation Stone for re-development works at 554 Railway Stations under Amrit Bharat Station Scheme and Lays Foundation Stone/Dedicates to the Nation 1500 Road Over Bridge/Road Under Bridge over Indian Railways. The Amrit Bharat Station Scheme is a flagship project of the Indian Railways. The project aims to modernize Railway stations across the country with the intent to improve connectivity and access. Overall, the Amrit Bharat Station Scheme is a significant initiative that will benefit crores of people who use the Railway System in India.

Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor, Delhi Shri Vinai Kumar Saxena and Hon’ble Minister of State for External Affairs and Culture, Smt. Meenakashi Lekhi were present o­n this occasion at Tilak Bridge Railway Station. Hon'ble Minister of State for Statistics and Programme Implementation and Planning (Independent Charge) and Corporate Affairs, Shri Rao Inderjit Singh, was present o­n this occasion at Gurugram Railway Station. Hon'ble Minister of State for Power and Heavy Industries, Shri Krishan Pal was present o­n this occasion at Ballabhgarh Railway Station. Hon'ble Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region and Cooperation, Shri B.L. Verma,Hon'ble Member of Parliament (LokSabha), Shri Rajendra Agrawal, Hon'ble Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha), Dr. Laxmikant Bajpayee and Hon'ble Member of Parliament (Rajyasabha) Shri Vijay Pal Singh Tomar were present o­n this occasion at Meerut City. Railway Station. Hon'ble Member of Parliament (LokSabha), Shri Ramesh Chander Kaushik was present o­n this occasion at Gohana Railway Station.

New scheme aims at upgrading stations functioning not just as a place where passengers will get world class facilities, but also be develop as a city center. The scheme have been envisaged to provide with all modern amenities, which includes Airport like, clean & hygienic restrooms, water ATMs, food courts and shopping areas. It is based o­n Master planning for long term and Implementation of the elements of master plan as per the needs and patronage of the station. This would enhance the travelling experience of the passengers. The project aims to connect railway stations to nearby areas with wider Foot Over Bridges, improved goods siding area standardised signages for passenger guidance etc. and develop these areas to provide better access to passengers. The scheme includes the improvement of façade, new planned circulating area with pick and drop facilities, landscaping in commensuration to local art/historical monuments, development of roads, footpaths and other infrastructure to improve connectivity and access. Seamless movement of passenger along with facilities for Divyangjans as well as world class stations will provide better economic & trade activities.

It is being ensured that the stations under redevelopment are Divyangjan friendly and facility like development of ramp at entrance, wheel chair accessible toilets, dedicated water booth, Braille signages, FOB access, escalators, lifts with mulktimode transit options for first & last mile connectivity. etc. shall be provided.

 

Eight stations of Delhi Division are to be redeveloped under Amrit Bharat Station Scheme i.e. Ballabhgarh, Gohana, Faridabad New Town, Muzaffarnagar, Palwal, Meerut City, Tilak Bridge and Gurugram.

 

Delhi Division has also conducted competitions in schools o­n the them "2047-VIKSIT BHARAT VIKSIT RAIL"schools have been selected at each station for 3competitions (painting, essay and elocution), so total of 34 schools have been selected in Delhi Division. In all schools, the students are from class 9th to 12thMore than 4000 students have participated in these competitions.

 

Total 135 winners were honoured at 8 stations of Delhi Division with certificates.Apart from this, cultural programme was performed at each station and the participants were given a Certificate for participation for their contribution.





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