उत्तर मध्य रेलवे
उत्तर मध्य रेलवे
पत्रांक:11पीआर/12/2021प्रेस विज्ञप्तिदिनांक: 25.12.2021
HON'BLE MINISTER OF RAILWAYS, COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION & TECHNOLOGYVISITS PRAYAGARAJ
·Inspected Prayagraj Jn and met public representatives & officials at NCR headquarter
·Discussed about Infrastructure development plans and redevelopement of Prayagraj jn
·Also visited OCC of DFC
Indian Railways is committed for providing world class amenities to passengers at stations having religious and tourist importance. Several new facilities have been added at the stations of Prayagraj area including Prayagraj Jn. station to make the journey of the rail user comfortable and convenient.
Shri Ashwini Vaishnaw, Hon'ble Minister Of Railways, Communication and Information & Technology arrived today morning at Prayagraj Jn by a special train. After arriving at the station Hon’ble Minister took stock of Payagaraj Jn redevelopement plan, Prayagraj Jn layout and overall railway infrastructure in Prayagraj. Shri Pramod Kumar GM/NCR and Shri Mohit Chandra DRM/Prayagraj briefed Kon’ble Minister about various facilities available. After that he went around the station premise thoroughly inspecting each amenity and the level of cleanliness. He examined the arrangements which included passenger convenience, arrangements for food, drinking water, sanitation and easy movement of passengers. Hon’ble Minister also interacted with the media persons present at the station. While talking to media persons he appreciated the cleanliness and passenger amenities at station. He also called for the need for redevelopment of Prayagraj Jn as it is one of the most important station which serve the largest religious congregation Kumbh. When asked about the future look of the station he said the development of station will be on the theme “Virasat Bhi Vikas Bhi”. He further said the pre-covid facilities like mechanized laundries will be restored considering the emerging situation of Covid & Omicron.
In the second half, the Hon’ble MR held a review meeting with the Railway Officials at NCR, NR and NER. In the meeting the MR said the three priorities which should be kept in mind while performing duties are “Nation First, Always First”, “Antyodaya” and “Social Harmony”. Major infrastructure works of Prayagraj area including yard remodelling of prayagraj Jn, construction of ROBs/RUBS etc were discussed. He also held an in-depth discussion about development of railways in Prayagraj area with local public representatives.