Piyush Goyal flags off freight train on Manigram-Nimtita electrified section of Eastern Railway Zone

Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways, Commerce & Industry and Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Government of India flagged off goods train on newly electrified Manigram-Nimtita Section. Babul Supriyo, Minister of State, Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Government of India and other dignitaries were also present during the video conferencing. Speaking on the occasion Goyal said that as Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, “Our efforts will be directed towards making the state of West Bengal a premier state in trading & business activity in the country. Railways can play an important role in development of West Bengal by expanding passenger connectivity, by expanding connectivity of freight trains, ensuring availability of raw materials & moving the products from West Bengal to all parts of the country.”
The Minister also dedicated to the Nation newly electrified Manigram-Nimtita Section, Road Under Bridge (RUB) near Malda and at Manigram, five Foot Over Bridges at Khagraghat Road, Lalbagh Court Road, Tenya, Dahaparadham & Niyalishpara stations and two Foot Over Bridges at Sujnipara & Basudebpur stations, all under Eastern Railway’s Malda Division through video conferencing.