Prime Minister Narendra Modi lays the foundation stone for redevelopment of stations and doubling of railway line in Jhabua, Madhya Pradesh

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi laid the foundation of multiple development projects related to the road, rail, power and water sector worth about Rs 7300 Crores in Jhabua, Madhya Pradesh.

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The vision of Antyodaya has been a guiding light for the initiatives taken by the Prime Minister. One of the key focus areas has been ensuring that the benefits of development reach out to the tribal community, major sections of which were not able to gain these benefits even several decades after independence. In line with this, he dedicated and laid the foundation stone of multiple initiatives that will benefit the significant tribal population of the region.

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Railway Projects:

  • He laid the foundation stone of multiple rail projects and dedicated them to the nation during the programme.
  • These include laying of foundation stone for the redevelopment of Ratlam railway station and Meghnagar railway station. These stations will be redeveloped under the Amrit Bharat station scheme.
  • The rail projects dedicated to the nation include projects for doubling of Indore- Dewas- Ujjain C cabin railway line; Itarsi- North – South grade separator with yard remodelling; and third line connecting Barkhera- Budni-Itarsi.
  • These projects will help strengthen rail infrastructure and reduce travel time for both passenger and goods trains.

The Prime Minister was accompanied by the Governor of Madhya Pradesh, Mangubhai C. Patel, the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shri Mohan Yadav, and the Union Minister for Tribal Affairs, Shri Arjun Munda among others.


This foundation stone of projects underscores Prime Minister Modi’s commitment to bolstering infrastructure and fostering growth in the region, the redevelopment of stations and doubling of railway line projects marks progress and connectivity in Jhabua, Madhya Pradesh.

Source: PIB- Press Release | Featured Image Credit: PIB