Ensure All Last Mile Connectivity In Dedicated Freight Corridor- Says Piyush Goyal

Railways should gear up to ensure all last mile connectivity as it speeds up the problem progress of DFCs in the country. This was said by Piyush Goyal Minister for Railways and Commerce & Industry and Consumer Affairs, Food &  Public Distribution while reviewing the progress of upcoming DFCs. He asked the officials to continue to engage and coordinate with all the stake holders in ensuring that remaining sections of land acquisitions are also completed at earliest.

The minister also suggested the formation of dedicated management teams, led by a senior official for each project of Railways, for day to day effective monitoring and resolution of the project issues. It may be noted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to inaugurate the 351 km long ‘New Bhaupur- New Khurja section’ of Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor (EDFC) today.

During the event, Prime Minister will also inaugurate EDFC’s Operation Control Centre (OCC) at Prayagraj as well. Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India is constructing the Western DFC (1504 Route km) and Eastern DFC (1856 route km including  Sonnagar-Dankuni PPP Section)

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