Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the New Bhaupur-New Khurja part of the Japanese Devoted Freight Hall on Tuesday through video conferencing. The Prime Minister’s Workplace (PMO) stated he may even inaugurate the EDFC’s operation management centre at Prayagraj throughout the occasion.
The 351-km New Bhaupur-New Khurja part of the EDFC is located in Uttar Pradesh and has been constructed at a price of Rs 5,750 crore, it stated.
The part will open new vistas of alternative for native industries comparable to aluminium business in Pukhrayan area of Kanpur Dehat, dairy sector of Auraiya, textile manufacturing and block printing of Etawah, glassware business of Firozabad, pottery merchandise of Khurja, asafoetida or ”hing’ manufacturing of Hathras, and locks and of Aligarh district, it added.
The part may even decongest the prevailing Kanpur-Delhi mainline and can allow the Indian Railways to run sooner trains.
Noting that a state-of-the-art Operation Management Centre at Prayagraj will act because the command centre for your entire route size of the EDFC, the PMO stated this is likely one of the largest constructions of its kind globally with trendy interiors, ergonomic design and best-in-class acoustics.
The constructing is environment-friendly with a inexperienced constructing score of GRIHA4 and is constructed as per norms of the ”Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan”, it stated.
The EDFC (1,856 kms) begins from Sahnewal close to Ludhiana in Punjab and can move by the states of Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand to terminate at Dankuni in West Bengal.
It’s being constructed by the Devoted Freight Hall Company of India Restricted (DFCCIL), that has been arrange as a particular goal automobile to construct and function devoted freight corridors.
The DFCCIL can be developing the Western Devoted Freight Hall (1,504 route km) that connects Dadri in Uttar Pradesh to the Jawaharlal Nehru Port in Mumbai and can traverse by the states of Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Maharashtra, it stated.