Ajmer-Kota and Ajmer-Merta routes to be resurveyed -CRB

JAIPUR: Railway Board Chairman Arunendra Kumar said that they are re-checking the feasibility of Ajmer-Kota and Ajmer-Merta routes. The railway minster had sanctioned these two routes in the last rail budget. He added that without confirming the route as feasible it will not be possible to start the project.

Kumar on Monday came to inspect the railway station and carriage and locomotive workshops in Ajmer. Later, he visited the Jaipur railway station and inspected the sanitation and CCTVs installed. He urged the officers to improve things further. RC Agarwal, general manager, north western railways, also accompanied Kumar and briefed him about the latest development work undertaken by the NWR.

Talking to the media in Ajmer, he said that railways is emphasizing on security and better facilities for passengers.

He said that railway is improving and employees are working hard to give 24 hours services to passengers. He refrained from talking about the railway scam case. He also talked about the railways recruiting nearly one lakh employees in this financial year.

Kumar also went to Pushkar and the dargah of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishty.

GM/NWR and DRM/Ajmer and other officials were also present during the inspections.