Kolkata: Describing the latest bomb assault on a West Bengal minister at a railway station as unlucky, Union minister Piyush Goyal on Friday known as for an finish to the “ambiance of violence” within the state.
Minister of State for Labour Jakir Hossain was injured after unidentified attackers hurled a crude bomb at Nimtita railway station in Murshidabad district on Wednesday night time.
“I hope that makes an attempt shall be made to place an finish to the ambiance of violence in order that the individuals of West Bengal can stay in peace, and the state strikes ahead within the path of improvement,” Mr Goyal, the Union Railway Minister, mentioned.
Inaugurating numerous initiatives of South Japanese and Japanese Railways within the state by means of video conferencing, he mentioned individuals of West Bengal need progress and industrial progress.
“We must work collectively to fulfil the aspirations of the individuals of the state,” he mentioned.
The minister launched the primary part of a freight terminal at Sankrail of SER at a value of Rs 139 crore, and mentioned a warehouse can even come up on the terminal, which has eight traces for straightforward and quick motion of products.
He inaugurated a 12-metre large second footbridge at Santragachi, constructed at a value of Rs 20 crore, to facilitate motion and dispersal of passengers on the busy station.
Mr Goyal additionally inaugurated an government lounge and different amenities for passengers on the Sealdah station of ER.
The minister mentioned by December 2023, the entire community of Indian Railways shall be operational by means of electrical traction.
Within the subsequent part, by 2030, solely renewable power shall be used within the Railways, inflicting zero air pollution, he mentioned.
Mr Goyal added that signalling techniques are being developed indigenously to dispense with dependence on imports.