Varanasi, July 22 : In a bid to strengthen the expertise and capabilities of the employees of North-Eastern Railways, Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha on Sunday inaugurated Regional Rail Training Institute (RRTI) at Uttar Pradesh's Ghazipur.
He also inaugurated the newly constructed washing pit at Ghazipur City station, according to a official statement.
Addressing the gathering on the occasion, Sinha said the RRTI was constructed within the stipulated time and will immensely add to the development of the area.
"This training institute will give strength to the country's and state's development. It will provide modern training facilities to the railway employees and would enhance their efficiency," he said.
The institute, built with the cost of Rs 21 crore, is equipped with modern training facilities, an advanced model hostel, computer room, cafeteria and other necessary facilities.
Sinha said that the 400 metre washing pit was built at a cost of Rs 19.62 crore.
The minister said that doubling of railway tracks, their electrification and other passengers amenities are being developed in the area on priority basis.
"We will soon complete the other projects," he said mentioning the status of the projects of Tadighat to Mau via Ghazipur rail route, doubling of Chapra-Allahabad, Bhatni-Aurihar, Aurihar-Jaunpur, Indara-Phephna and Mau-Shahganj rail routes.