Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurates Gurugram Metro and railway projects in Rewari, Haryana

In a significant development push for Haryana, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi spearheaded the inauguration, dedication, and foundation stone laying of multiple developmental ventures totaling over Rs 9750 crores in Rewari, Haryana. These projects span diverse sectors including urban transport, healthcare, railway, and tourism.

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Prime Minister Modi informed that the annual railway budget of Haryana which was around Rs 300 crores on average before 2014 has now been increased to Rs 3,000 crores in the last 10 years. He mentioned new railway lines for Rohtak-Meham-Hansi and Jind-Sonipat and the doubling of lines like Ambala Cantt-Dappar and said that it will enhance Ease of Living and Ease of Doing Business while benefiting lakhs of people.

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Gurugram Metro Rail Project:

  • He laid the foundation stone of Gurugram Metro Rail project to be developed at a cost of about Rs 5450 crores.
  • The project, with a total length of 28.5 kms, will connect Millennium City Centre to Udyog Vihar Phase-5 and merge into the existing metro network of Rapid Metro Rail Gurugram at Moulsari Avenue station near Cyber City.
  • It will also have a spur at Dwarka Expressway. The project is an important step towards realising the Prime Minister’s vision to provide citizens with world-class environment-friendly mass rapid urban transport systems.

Railway Projects:

  • He also laid the foundation stone and dedicated to the nation multiple railway projects.
  • The projects whose foundation stone will be laid include the doubling of the Rewari-Kathuwas rail line (27.73 Km); doubling of the Kathuwas-Narnaul rail line (24.12 Km); doubling of the Bhiwani-Dobh Bhali rail line (42.30 Km); and doubling of Manheru-Bawani Khera rail line (31.50 Km).


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  • Doubling these railway lines will augment the rail infrastructure in the region and help in the timely running of both passenger and freight trains.
  • He dedicated the Rohtak-Meham-Hansi rail line (68 kms), which will reduce the travel time between Rohtak and Hisar.
  • He also flagged off train service in the Rohtak-Meham-Hansi section, which will improve rail connectivity in Rohtak and Hisar region benefiting the rail passengers.

Brief about Rohtak-Meham-Hansi Section:

  • The Rohtak-Meham-Hansi is 68.5 Km long New Rail Line project worth Rs. 889.28 Crore. The was sanctioned o­n a cost sharing basis with the State Government of Haryana o­n 50:50 contributions.
  • Rohtak and Hisar, two important towns and agriculture hubs of the state of Haryana, had earlier no direct rail connectivity. They were indirectly connected via Bhiwani through the Rohtak – Bhiwani & Bhiwani – Hansi – Hisar Railway line.
  • Dedication to the Nation of the Rohtak – Meham – Hansi New Railway line consisting Dobh Bahali, Mokhra Madina, Meham, Mundahal Kalan & Garhi 05 crossing stations having 141 Minor Bridges and 06 Major Bridges will benefit the Rohtak, Bhiwani and Hisar Districts of Haryana.
  • This new railway line will provide direct access between Rohtak and Hisar & reduce the Rohtak – Hansi distance by almost 20 Km.
  • New train services in this region will ensure seamless connectivity with the Indian Rail network and enhanced accessibility for residents and will be beneficial in boosting the industrial and agriculture development of this region.
  • Stimulate economic growth by creating jobs in the related sectors, promote tourism and enhance regional development. 

Dignitaries in Attendance:

The ceremony witnessed the esteemed presence of Haryana Governor Bandaru Dattatreya and Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, alongside other dignitaries including ministers and MLAs from the Haryana Government. This collective effort underscores the commitment to fostering holistic growth and prosperity in the region.

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