Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded the Rail Budget saying that it caters to all sections of the society and showcases a vision to reorganise and rejuvenate the national transporter with the aim of providing trains with higher speed and safety.
He hailed it stating that it is an infrastructure-led and employment generating budget.
He said ‘Vision 2020’ in the budget will make the railways free from capacity constraints with higher train speed, punctuality and safety.
He said Railways has witnessed 2.5 times more investment compared to what was seen in the budgets presented in the previous government and expressed confidence that this budget will have longterm and positive contribution to the economy.
“Launch of unreserved, superfast trains, Antyodaya Express and Deen Dayalu coaches illustrate our unwavering commitment to serving the poor,” the Prime Minister said.