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LG Sinha expresses gratitude to PM for revolutionising rail infra, connectivity in J&K

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Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha has expressed gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for revolutionizing rail infrastructure and connectivity in the Union Territory and dedicating a number of railway projects to the people of the Union Territory today.

PM Modi on Tuesday laid foundation stone and dedicated Railway projects worth over Rs 85,000 crores.

He inaugurated Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Kendra at Srinagar railway station and Gati Shakti Terminal at Samba.

The Prime Minister also dedicated ‘One Station, One Product’ (OSOP) stalls at Anantnag, Awantipora, Banihal, Baramulla, Budgam, Jammu, Qazigund, Katra, Srinagar, Bijbehara, Kathua, Pampore, Pattan, Kakapora, Panzgam, Sadoor, and Mazhom railway stations, and the Rail Coach Restaurant at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra railway station.

In a tweet, the Lt. Governor said:

“A significant day for railway connectivity and infrastructure in the country. PM Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for dedicated railway projects worth over Rs 85,000 crore that will shape the economic trajectory of various states and UTs.

Grateful to the PM for revolutionizing rail infrastructure and connectivity in J&K. The opening of Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Kendra (PMBJK) at Srinagar railway station will ensure quality medicines at affordable prices for passengers and livelihood opportunities for many.

‘One Station, One Product’ (OSOP) stalls at Anantnag, Pampore, Pattan, Kakapora, Panzgam, Sadoor, Mazhom, Awantipora, Banihal, Baramulla, Budgam, Jammu, Qazigund, Katra, Srinagar, Bijbehara, and Kathua will provide additional income opportunities to artisans from marginal sections.

OSOP will promote the rich heritage of these areas, and it will also strengthen ‘Vocal for Local’ and ‘One District, One Product Campaign’. These stalls will provide passengers with the opportunity to experience and purchase authentic local goods.

The Prime Minister has also gifted a Gati Shakti Terminal at Samba and a Rail Coach Restaurant at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra railway station. Gati Shakti terminal will play a pivotal role in bolstering transportation networks and streamlining the movement of goods across the region.”.

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