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Agreement Signed Between Indian Railway Stations And Bansal Group For The Redevelopment And Modernization Of Habibganj Railway Station

In the august presence of Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu in a programme held today at Rail Bhawan today i.e. 14th July, 2016 an agreement was signed between Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation Limited and Bansal Group for the redevelopment and modernization of Habibganj Railway Station located in Bhopal, M.P. 
•    The Habibganj station would now be the first station to be redevelopment and this station is one of the eight such railway stations which have been allocated to IRSDC by the Ministry of Railways.  
•    Minister of State for Railways & Minister of State for Communication (Independent Charge) Shri Manoj Sinha was specially present to grace the occasion. Chairman, Railway Board, Shri A. K. Mital, Member Engineer Shri A.K. Mittal and other Railway Board Members, several other dignitaries and senior officials were among those present on the occasion.
•    Speaking on the occasion, Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu said that this is a historic moment for the Indian Railways to witness this ceremony as it is a result of persistent hard work of the Railway Officers. Many more stations redevelopment are in pipeline such as Surat, Gandhinagar(Gujarat) and Bijwasan & Anand Vihar (Delhi) in collaboration with the State Governments. 
•    Speaking on the occasion, Minister of State for Railways & Minister of State for Communication (Independent Charge) Shri Manoj Sinha said that railway is an organization which first has to earn to provide facilities to its passengers. 
•    Railways has given directions to complete the station redevelopment work as soon as possible so that the passengers can avail world class facilities. 
•    A passenger’s travel experience right from the beginning of purchasing tickets and getting out of the railways station needs to be development. In a few months Railway is planning to have 20-30 such agreements.