Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday addressed Rail Vikas Shivir at Surajkund via video conferencing.
Here are the live updates:
#My links with the Railways is strong. My childhood was spent on rail platforms. That is all the more reason I want to transform railways
#The century has changed and so must the systems in our Railways. I am confident the team that we have can achieve this
#The focus of our Rail Budgets has never been politics. We have worked towards a paradigm shift in the Railways
#Usually the core focus of Rail budgets was- which MP was pleased by being given more stops in his/her seat, additional coaches etc
#When people with experience and exposure work together,wonderful results could be achieved
#Our Railways has to develop and be financially strong. This benefits India and particularly those working for the Railways
#Each official doing their own work is good but we also have to work together & think about how we want the Railways to be
#To bring development in the country, railways has to be developed
#This is a technology driven century. Innovation is important. Railways has to be about both 'Gati' and 'Pragati'
#If the country wants impetus and development, it will get it from train
#The trains of the entire world has changed. What has bound us in doing so?