FM announces Rs 18,000 crore
scheme for public transport in
The government on Monday announced a Rs 18,000 crore scheme to
augment public transport in urban areas.
In the first paperless Union Budget, Finance Minister Nirmala
Sitharaman said there will be 100 per cent electrification of broad
gauge rail tracks by December 2023.
She also said a record Rs 1,10,055 crore will be provided for railways,
of which Rs 1,07,100 crore will be for capital expenditure in 2021-22.
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