FM announces 100 more airports, more Tejas type trains

New Delhi, Feb 1:

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said 100 more airports will be developed by 2025 to support the UDAN scheme.

Presenting the Budget for 2020-21, Sitharaman said Rs 1.7 lakh crore has been provided for transport infrastructure in 2020-21.

She also said 1,150 trains will run under the public private partnership (PPP) mode, also four stations will be redeveloped with the help of the private sector.

Besides, the minister promised more Tejas type trains to connect tourist destinations.

She said a proposal for setting up large solar power capacity alongside rail track is under consideration.

Tajas trains

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday proposed that

More Tejas type trains will connect tourist destinations.

1,150 trains to be run in PPP mode, also 4 stations to be redeveloped with help of private sector.

Rs 1.7 lakh cr provided for transport infrastructure in 2020-21.

Govt to consider corporatisation of at least one major port and listing it on stock exchanges.

100 more airports to be developed by 2025 to support Udaan scheme.

1,150 trains to be run in PPP mode, also 4 stations to be redeveloped with help of private sector.

Proposal for setting up large solar power capacity alongside rail track is under consideration.

550 wi-fi facilities have been commissioned at railway stations.

Delhi-Mumbai Expressway to be completed by 2023, Chennai-Bengaluru Expressway to be launched.

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