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Govt wants to link every town by rail: Prime Minister Modi

Describing Railways as the backbone of the nation’s growth, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the Centre’s endeavour was to connect every town in the country with rail link.

“The Railways is the backbone of the nation’s growth and for its development, the government has planned to develop it and desires to provide rail link with every town,” Modi said here.Inaugurating Hazaribagh town railway station and then flagging off Hazaribagh-Koderma DMU, Modi said at a public meeting that the Railways play a significant role in both economic growth and development of the country.

Modi, who had the distinction of flagging off a train in Hazaribagh that saw its first train in the history of the railways, stated that Jharkhand possessed rich mineral resources and railway network in the entire Jharkhand could help transport the minerals through tracks.

The Centre signed fresh MoUs with the government of Jharkhand to complete six major railway projects, including that of the Koderma-Hazaribagh-Ranchi rail project at the earliest, he said.
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