Rail budget a competent job: PM

Rail budget a competent job: PM
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First Published: Fri, Jul 03 2009. 01 45 PM IST
Updated: Fri, Jul 03 2009. 01 45 PM IST
New Delhi: The 2009/10 railways budget is a “competent” job, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Friday.
“She has outlined a program of modernising 50 railway stations to world class standards,” Singh said.
Earlier, railways minister Mamata Banerjee kept freight and passenger fares unchanged and said improving passenger amenities was a priority.
“A large number of amenties have been mentioned by way of using the innovative financing mechanism of public-private partnership,” he said.
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First Published: Fri, Jul 03 2009. 01 45 PM IST