President Droupadi Murmu flags off 3 trains in Odisha, Jharkhand enhancing connectivity in tribal areas

After the event, the President travelled in the Badampahar - Shalimar Express from Badampahar to Rairangpur.

Published on Nov 21, 2023 04:37 PM IST 6 Photos

President Droupadi Murmu, who is on a visit to Odisha and Andhra Pradesh, on Tuesday flagged off three trains from Badampahar Railway Station in Mayurbhanj district of Odisha. These trains are Shalimar -Badampahar - Shalimar Weekly Express, Badampahar-Rourkela - Badampahar Weekly Express, and Tatanagar- Badampahar- Tatanagar MEMU Service. (PTI)

The three trains will connect tribal areas with bigger cities and give a huge boost to the local economy, access to healthcare and tribal tourism, a Railways official said. (President of India-X)

On this occasion, addressing the gathering, President Murmu said, "The development of any area depends on the connectivity of that area. Be it rail, roads or postal services - all these services make people's lives easier." (President of India-X)


President Droupadi Murmu garlands the statue at the Samadhi Sthal in the premises SLS Memorial School at Pahadpur, in Mayurbhanj district.(PTI)

President Droupadi Murmu interacts with students during a visit at SLS Memorial residential school at Pahadpur, in Mayurbhanj district.(PTI)