Railway budget is reformist, forward looking: PM

  • IANS, New Delhi
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  • Updated: Feb 26, 2013 16:55 IST

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday described the railway budget as "reformist" and "forward looking" and said it will help in meeting competing demands.

"It is a reformist and forward looking budget which presents a realistic picture of railway finances," said Singh.

He said railway minister PK Bansal had done "a commendable job" in meeting competing demands of improving services and controlling expenditure.
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"I compliment the minister for his innovations in critical areas of railway infrastructure and paving the way for capacity expansion," the prime minister said.

 

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