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PM Narendra Modi says Rail Budget futuristic, growth-oriented

PM Narendra Modi along with Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs M Venkaiah Naidu  before the commencement of the Budget Session, at Parliament House. (PTI) PM Narendra Modi along with Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs M Venkaiah Naidu before the commencement of the Budget Session, at Parliament House. (PTI)
Press Trust of India | New Delhi | Posted: July 8, 2014 3:59 pm

Hailing the Railway Budget as “futuristic and growth-oriented”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said it is for the common people as it aspires for better service, speed and safety with focus on development of the country.

He said the Rail Budget presented in Parliament by Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda shows where his government wants to take India through the railways as it focusses on strengthening institutional mechanism, transparency and integrity.

“Congratulations to the Railway Minister for presenting a futuristic & growth oriented budget. It is a budget for the common people,” Modi tweeted.

He said the Rail Budget “aspires for better service, speed and safety. It is an effort to create a modern Railways contributing towards a developed India.”

In a series of tweets, Modi said, “Rail Budget shows the important role of Railways in India’s development journey.”
He said the Budget keeps in mind the development of India.

“This Budget shows where we want to take the railways and at the same time where we want to take India through the railways,” Modi said, adding, “We can see the great use of technology also.”

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