PM Modi takes dig at Congress, says previous govt had no modern approach for metro

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on January 18, 2021
Speaking at the 'Bhoomi Poojan' of Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project Phase-II and Surat Metro Rail Project via video conferencing, the Prime Minister said over 450 kms of metro network became operational in the last six years.

Video credit: ANI
Published on January 18, 2021 -  01:54
Work underway over 1000 kms of metro network in 27 cities: PM Modi
During his address in the foundation stone laying ceremony of Ahmedabad and Surat metro rail projects, PM Modi said that the best example to see the work difference between previous governments and current government is the expansion of metro rail network across country. He further said that there was a time when there was no modern thinking regarding metro network and no metro policy. "Best example to see difference between approaches of previous governments' work and work of current government is the expansion of metro rail network across country. Before 2014, only 225 kms of metro line became operational in 10-12 yrs. In last 6 yrs, over 450 kms of metro network became operational. Work is underway on over 1000 kms of metro network in 27 cities across the nation, as of now. There was a time when there was no modern thinking in nation, regarding metro network. There was no metro policy. As a result, there were different kinds of metro in different cities."

You are here


💡 newsR Knowledge: Other News Mentions



Related videos from verified sources

WB assembly polls: 'Rail, metro connectivity is Centre's priority', promises PM Modi 02:18
Credit: ANI - Published 2 weeks ago 


PM Modi inaugurates Chennai Metro Rail Phase-I 01:28
Credit: ANI - Published 3 weeks ago 


Metro Detroit Forecast: Winter Weather Advisory until 4 p.m. today 02:10
Credit: WXYZ Detroit - Published on January 26, 2021 


You might like