Nine Major Thrust Areas in the Railway Budget 2015-16

The Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu while presenting the Railway Budget 2015-16 in Parliament today has said that there are nine thrust areas in this Budget which are as follows:

1.   Indian Railways to become prime mover of economy once again

2.   Resource Mobilization for higher Investments

3.    Decongestion of heavy haul routes and speeding up of trains: emphasis on gauge conversion, doubling, tripling and electrification

4.  Project delivery

5.   Passenger Amenities.

6.   Safety

7.      Transparency & System Improvement.

8.     Railways to continue to be the preferred mode of transport for the masses.

9.      Sustainability.