Adarsh ​​Station Project Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav told Rajya Sabha about railway station upgrade

Railway Minister in Rajya Sabha: Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnab told the Rajya Sabha on Friday (March 17) that 1253 railway stations will be upgraded by the financial year 2023-24 under the Adarsh ​​Station Scheme. Apart from this, he also informed about the upgraded railway station at home.

In a written reply to a question, the Railway Minister said, “1253 railway stations were identified for upgrading under the Adarsh ​​Station Scheme, out of which 1218 stations have been upgraded so far. He said that the remaining stations are targeted to be completed in the fiscal year 2023-24. According to news agency ANI, all the stations identified in Rajasthan, Haryana and Gujarat have been built under the Adarsh ​​Station Scheme.

What did the Railway Minister say in the Rajya Sabha?

The Railway Minister said in the Rajya Sabha, “42 railway stations have been constructed within Madhya Pradesh, out of the remaining 3 stations, one station called Howbag has been closed. The target is now to complete the remaining 2 stations by FY 2023-24. Railway stations are selected under the Adarsh ​​Station Scheme on the basis of requests received from public representatives, public demand and recommendations of Zonal Railways. All needs are taken care of.

What is the standard station scheme?

The upgradation of railway stations under the Adarsh ​​Station Scheme started in 2009-10. Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnab told the Upper House, “Under Adarsh ​​Station Scheme, improvement of passenger facilities at railway stations, upgradation, waiting area, separate waiting room for women, circulating area, parking, pay and use toilet, footover. The work is going on to provide all kinds of facilities to the passengers like access to the bridge, ramp inside the station.

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