Mamata seeks report on Rlys in Assam

NEW DELHI, June 14 – Railway Minister, Mamata Banerjee has asked Minister of State for Railways, E Ahmed to review the progress of railway works in Assam and submit a report. The responsibility is part of the work allocation distributed to the two Minister of State (MoS).

E Ahmed would now take stock of progress of works in seven States including Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Chhatisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttranchal. His responsibilities also include passenger amenities and public grievances, among others.

The dismal train services in the North-East including passenger amenities and the slow progress of work in North Cachar Hills, where the Broad Gauge Conversion work has almost come to a halt, the slack progress of work on the Bogibeel-rail-cum-road project is some of the major issues that is likely to keep the new minister busy.