Bhubaneswar: During the one-day official visit of Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav, Odisha BJP unit secretary Tankadhar Tripathy on Tuesday discussed several important issues pertaining to the development of Jharsuguda district as well as the pre-Independence era railway station at the district headquarters town.
During his stay at Jharsuguda, Tripathy discussed various issues related to Jharsuguda district.
Tripathy laid stress on several issues including development of railway infrastructures.
In and around Jharsuguda, there are three railway divisions, namely Bilaspur, Sambalpur and Chakardharpur.
The Minister agreed that all the train lines of the three divisions will be combined and controlled from Jharsuguda junction.
Tripathy also requested the Railway Minister that the OLd Post Office building at Jharsuguda, built during the British Raj (1892), should be renovated and declared as a heritage building.
The Minister also took review of senior officials of various Railway divisions-East Coast (ECoR), South- Eastern (SE) and South Central (SC) divisions.
Kolkota Zone GM, all local MLAs and both Sambalpur and Bargarh MPs were also present during the review meeting.