Odisha house committee to meet Railway Minister on Jan 6  

BHUBANESWAR: The house committee of Odisha Assembly will meet Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu to press state’s demand for adequate allocation of the fund in the railway budget that would help in connecting rail lines across the state.Suresh Prabhu

The committee led by Speaker Niranjan Pujari will meet Prabhu on January 6 to demand Rs 5,000 crore for the state in the railway budget, said sources.

Earlier, the committee had sought appointment from the Railway Minister to discuss railway connectivity in the state.

Prabhu, who had visited the state recently, assured to ensure sufficient allocation of fund for the state.