Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Hon'ble Minister of Railways has dispatched letters to MLAs and Sarpanches of villages of entire country enumerating the accomplishments of Railway Ministry in the last three years.
The 17 Zonal offices as well as their Divisional offices have been entrusted with the distribution work. The letter written by Shri Prabhuelucidates the various achievements of Railways undertaken under the able guidance of Shri Narendra Modi, Hon'ble Prime Minister of India. Also, the future projects to be implemented has also been outlined therein. Shri Prabhu has stated that the public transporter carries around 7.2 billion people of the country every year. The Railways is providing enhanced conveniences at very cheap prices. Passenger amenities such as escalators, lifts etc. are being provided. The differentially-abled persons (Divyangs) are also given better facilities. In the year 2015-16, 2828 kms of new lines were laid, 1730 kms of gauge conversion & doubling work was completed. Around 13,000 letters have been dispatched to the Sarpanches of the villages in the state of Gujarat which is under W.Rly. Shri Prabhu has also written letter to retired railway employees containing the details of the achievements and have also sought innovative ideas/ suggestions from them.