PM Modi inaugurates New Khurja-New Bhaupur section of Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the New Bhaupur- New Khurja section and the Operation Control Centre of Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor.
Union Minister Piyush Goyal and Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath were present during the inauguration of New Bhaupur- New Khurja section and the Operation Control Centre of Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor.
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Speaking on the occasion, PM Narendra Modi expressed happiness on seeing the modern rail infrastructure project getting implemented on the ground.
He said today when the first goods train runs in the Khurja Bhaupur freight corridor we can hear the roar of Self-reliant India. He said Prayagraj Operation Control centre is one of the modern control centres and a symbol of the new strength of the new India.
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PM said Infrastructure is the biggest source of any nation's strength. He said as India is moving fast towards the path of becoming a big economic power, then the best connectivity is the priority of the country.
He said the Government is working on every aspect of modern connectivity for the last six years with this in mind. He said the Government is focussing on the five wheels of highways, railways, airways, waterways and i-ways. He said today’s inauguration of a large section of Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor is a big step in this direction.
The Prime Minister stressed on the need for these dedicated freight corridors. He said as the population grew, Economy grew, the demand on freight increased manifold.