No question of privatising Indian Railways, says Rail Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw

By | February 7, 2022

Vaishnaw said that the government needs to play a dominant role in railways and there is no question of privatising railways.

Ashwini Vaishnaw

Minister of Railways Ashwini Vaishnaw. (Photo: PTI)

Minister of Railways Ashwini Vaishnaw on Monday ruled out privatisation of Indian railways.

The Minister of Railways, Communications and Electronics & Information Technology was speaking at India Today Budget Roundtable 2022 on “The Double-Engine Growth Model”.

Vaishnaw said that the government needs to play a dominant role in railways and there is no question of privatising railways.

The Minister said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a vision of changing passengers’experience.

The government is focusing on three steps – large scale development of stations, new generation of trains and passengers’ safety.

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