S.E.Railway Update: Hon’ble PM-Shri Narendra Modi lays the foundation stone of Ranchi station redevelopment project

Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated/dedicated to the Nation/laid the Foundation Stone of a number of infrastructural projects in Jharkhand from Deoghar on 12th July, 2022. This included foundation stone laying of Redevelopment of Ranchi station.

More details:

  • Simultaneously a programme was held at Ranchi Station where Shri Rameshwar Oraon, Hon’ble Minister of Finance, Planning & Development, Commercial Taxes, Food, Public Distribution and Consumer Affairs, Govt. of Jharkhand was present and delivered his speech.
  • Shri Sanjay Seth, Hon’ble MP, Smt. Mahua Maji, Hon’ble MP and Shri Chandreshwar Prasad Singh, Hon’ble MLA were also present at Ranchi Station during the function and addressed the gathering.
  • Ranchi station will be redeveloped at an estimated cost of Rs 447 crore. The features include world-class passenger amenities with Food Court, Executive Lounge, Cafeteria, Air-conditioned Waiting Halls, Retail Outlets etc.
  • The redeveloped station building will have adequate surface parking space for smooth entry and exit and will ensure better integration of the city with the Ranchi Railway Station.
  • Earlier, Ms. Archana Joshi, General Manager, South Eastern Railway welcomed the distinguished guests at Ranchi Station. Shri Pradeep Gupta, Divisional Railway Manager, SER, Ranchi and Senior Railway Officers were also present o­n the occasion.

Source: South Eastern Railway -Press Release | Image Credit (representational): SER