Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday informed the Lok Sabha that the government had set aside Rs 230 crore for the Amritsar International Railway Station Project which was all set to roll now. Goyal was replying to a debate on the Budget demands for the Ministry of Railways.
Thanking the minister, Amritsar MP Gurjit Singh Aujla sought to know the timelines for completion of the project. Aujla has been involved with the project since its inception and was part of a meeting held to prepare a detailed project report which was finalised in 2019.
The project entails massive modernisation of the existing railway station in Amritsar.
Fatehgarh Saheb MP Amar Singh speaking in the Lok Sabha today demanded that the diversion of trains to Sachkhand Sahib in Nanded and Hemkund Sahib be restored.