PM's announcements on Independence Day

2003 August 15, 2003

On the occasion of the 56th anniversary of India’s Independence, Prime Minister Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee has announced several new initiatives aimed at speedier eradication of poverty, generation of large-scale employment and self-employment opportunities and acceleration of India’s all-round development. Here is the list of initiatives.

Infrastructure Development

"Technology Mission for Railway Safety will be set up to  comprehensively address safety-related issues in Indian Railways. This will be done in collaboration with the Department of Science & Technology, IIT Kanpur and a consortium of private sector companies."

Announcement by Hon'ble Prime Minister

Announcement by Hon'ble Railway Minister

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