1 .Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate rail projects worth more than Rs 500 crore and lay the cornerstones for them in New Delhi. 8000 crore via video conference on May 18 about 12:30 in Odisha.
The Vande Bharat Express between Puri and Howrah will also be flagged off by the prime minister at the occasion, according to a statement from the prime minister’s office.
2 . In addition to boosting tourism and fostering regional economic growth, this semi-high-speed train will provide passengers a faster, more comfortable, and convenient travel experience.
3 . For the renovation of railway stations in Puri and Cuttack, Modi will lay the cornerstone. After the development is finished, these stations will include all contemporary conveniences. He would devote himself to completely electrifying Odisha’s train system.
4. The PM will also dedicate the new wide gauge rail route between Bichhupali and Jhartarbha, the third line connecting Manoharpur, Rourkela, Jharsuguda, and Jamga, and the doubled Sambalpur-Titlagarh train line.
5. “These projects will meet the growing traffic needs resulting from Odisha’s steel, electricity, and mining industries’ fast industrial development. Additionally, it will lessen the strain on the passenger traffic in these rail segments, according to the official sources.