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Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu launches series of initiatives under Southern Railway

Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu On Saturday Launched A Series Of Initiatives Taken Up Under Southern Railway.

PTI | Updated on: 24 Jun 2017, 09:45:13 PM
Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu launches series of initiatives


Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Saturday launched a series of initiatives taken up under Southern Railway. 

Prabhu launched, among others, the seven km Ennore-Tiruvottiyur fourth line, a 10 KW solar plant at Moore Market complex here and a food plaza at Tiruchirappalli, through video conferencing.

Speaking at the event, he proposed a coastal railway route connecting and Kanniyakumari and sought the state government's cooperation in its implementation. 

Earlier, he addressed a seminar on GST, organised by the Southern Regional Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of  

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He said efforts were on to ensure that operationalisation of the regime is smooth and assured it would benefit people. 

"is a landmark legislation in which everything will change for the better," he said about the new tax regime, due for roll out from July 1, 2017. 

The will benefit every Indian citizen in the long run, he added.

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First Published : 24 Jun 2017, 09:38:00 PM