IEP Chandigarh, July 20
The Union Ministry of Railways is establishing goods sheds in every district of Haryana under the ambitious PM Gati Shakti – National Master Plan. This strategic move is expected to significantly boost the state’s economy, enhancing trade and logistics across the region.Haryana Government has taken the decision to appoint a senior officer at the state level from the Public Works (Building and Roads) Department to facilitate seamless coordination with the Ministry of Railways to ensure the successful establishment implementation of this project.This decision was taken during a meeting focused on “Synergizing Railways,” which was chaired by the Chief Secretary, Mr. Sanjeev Kaushal here today. The Additional Deputy Commissioner and Executive Engineer of PWD (B and R) will coordinate and supervise the smooth functioning of goods sheds within their respective districts, added Mr. KaushalThe Chief Secretary said that the setting up of these goods sheds will have a transformative impact on Haryana’s transportation network, leading to increased trade and commerce within the state. He re-affirmed the state government’s unwavering commitment to ensuring the successful execution of this strategic move. In the last three years, 72.01 million tonnes of cargo has been moved from Haryana, which signifies the thriving state economy.Indian Railways has also undertaken the comprehensive revamping of 29 railway stations in Haryana, envisioning them as vibrant centers of economic activity for the respective cities and towns where they are situated.Additional Chief Secretary, Public Works (Building and Roads) Department, Mr. Anurag Rastogi and Engineer-In-Chief, Mr. Rajeev Yadav and other officers were also present during the meeting.