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Vande Bharat Express train starts from Khajuraho

Ashwini Vaishnaw reviews developmental projects in Khajuraho.

Railways Minister Ashwani Vaishnav on Sunday announced the operation of Vande Bharat Express train from Khajuraho. He said that two rake points have been approved at Chhatarpur and Khajuraho.

Railway tickets can now be obtained from 45,000 post offices.

He also mentioned about the operation of Bharat Gaurav trains like Ramayana Express and electrification of railway lines which is to be completed by August. By that time, Vande Bharat will also start rolling out, he added. 

The minister also informed about the redevelopment of Khajuraho station to make it a world class station. Soon railway overbridges and underbridges will be constructed at important places, he added.

The minister along with the local administration and Railways, encouraged the farmers to set up solar plants on their land so that their income could increase. A pilot project is to be started in Bundelkhand. The land is to be identified soon. Kisan Morcha, Railway and District Administration to jointly identify the location.

The minister informed that One Station One Product Scheme is also being expanded so that local level products will be made available in the market through stations. As many as 1000 stations will be included under this scheme, in which Chhatarpur station will also be included. He said that limestone industries near Panna are important and would be linked with Railways.