New Delhi, Feb 1: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said more Tejas type trains will connect iconic destinations.
'A proposal is under consideration for setting up large solar panel capacity alongside the railway tracks on land owned by railways. More Tejas type trains will connect iconic destinations,' Ms Sitharaman said while presenting her second Union Budget in the Lok Sabha. She proposed to provide Rs 1.7 lakh crore for transport infrastructure in 2020-21.
The Minister stated that the Delhi-Mumbai Expressway will be completed by 2023. Ms Sitharaman proposed to provide Rs 27,300 crore for development for industry and commerce for year 2020-21. She also proposed to provide Rs 22,000 crore for power and renewable energy sector in 2020- 21. The Minister said large solar panel capacity alongside the railway tracks on land owned by railways will be set up. To support the Udaan scheme, 100 more airports will be developed by 2024 . (UNI)