Bhubaneswar: Minister of Railways Ashwini Vaishnaw before departure to New Delhi, reviewed the ongoing projects and traffic facilities works to Ports and Industries with Divisional Railway Manager of Khurda Road Division.
During his visit to Balangir and Bhawanipatna, yesterday, Railway Minister also reviewed the ongoing projects with Railway officials and said that, the projects in the State are being given priority for speedy construction work and early.
Work for Khurda Road-Balangir Rail Line is being constructed from both the end for early completion of the project. Construction work from Bichhupalli to Sonepur and from Mahipur to Nuagaon/Dasapalla is in full swing.
Speaking to media, the Railway Minister said that we need cooperation from all agencies to complete the project.
On a demand on Balangir-Nuapada Rail Line, Vaishnaw said that it will be reviewed in appropriate level and keeping on the feasibility on this, further action will be taken. He also said that, Loco overhauling at Norla will be given priority.
The Railway Minister also interacted with trackmen at Balangir Railway Station and praised their works in every odd conditions. Railway Minister also inspected the ladies waiting room, interacted with station master, enquired about land on other side of PF3 and reviewed other amenities.
Inspecting the toilets at 2nd Class waiting hall and reviewing the cleanliness at Station, the Minister praised the Station authorities for cleanliness. Apart from this, he also inspected Tea stall and other stalls at Station. He also told that it is their responsibility to keep his area clean at Station.
Railway Minister also Interacted with people sitting on benches and took feedback from them.
Informing about the purpose of the visit to the region, Vaishnaw said that, he moved around KBK region and saw the problems and issues and promised to work towards the development of the region.