New Delhi : PM Narendra Modi on Tuesday introduced the New Bhaupur-New Khurja segment of the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor in Uttar Pradesh by means of video conferencing. The 351-km segment, which has been worked at an expense of Rs 5,750 crore, will open new roads for nearby businesses in Uttar Pradesh.
The Prime Minister likewise introduced the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor’s (EDFC) activity control focus at Prayagraj . As indicated by authorities, the segment will open new vistas of chance for neighborhood enterprises, for example, aluminum industry in Pukhrayan locale of Kanpur Dehat, dairy area of Auraiya, material creation and square printing of Etawah, crystal industry of Firozabad, ceramics results of Khurja, asafoetida or ‘hing’ creation of Hathras, and locks and equipment of Aligarh region. The part will likewise decongest the current Kanpur-Delhi mainline and will empower the Indian Railways to run quicker trains .
Noticing that a cutting edge Operation Control Center at Prayagraj will go about as the war room for the whole course length of the EDFC, they said this is perhaps the biggest structure of its sort around the world with present day insides, ergonomic plan and top tier acoustics. The structure is climate well disposed with a green structure rating of GRIHA4 and is worked according to standards of the ”Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan”.
The EDFC (1,856 kms) begins from Sahnewal close to Ludhiana in Punjab and will go through the conditions of Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand to end at Dankuni in West Bengal. It is being built by the Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited (DFCCIL), that has been set up as a unique reason vehicle to fabricate and work devoted cargo passages. The DFCCIL is likewise developing the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (1,504 course km) that associates Dadri in Uttar Pradesh to the Jawaharlal Nehru Port in Mumbai and will navigate through the conditions of Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Maharashtra.