India pledges $137 bn to modernise railways

“India said Thursday it would spend $137 billion to modernise its crumbling railways, pledging to restore the ‘backbone’ of the country to its former glory — and introduce yoga lessons for stressed-out staff.

Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu said the network was crucial to India s economic development as he signalled investment totalling more than 8.5 trillion rupees ($137 billion) over the next five years.”

Source: India pledges $137 bn to modernise railways | World | Dunya News

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