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     Hon’ble Prime Minister’s Announcement


 PM's announcements on Independence Day, 2003

August 15, 2003



On the occasion of the 56th anniversary of India’s Independence, Prime Minister Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee has announced several new initiatives aimed at speedier eradication of poverty, generation of large-scale employment and self-employment opportunities and acceleration of India’s all-round development. Here is the list of initiatives.

 Infrastructure Development

 11: A   "Technology Mission for Railway Safety will be set up to  comprehensively address safety-related

             issues in Indian Railways. This will be done in collaboration with the Department of Science &

             Technology, IIT Kanpur and a consortium of private sector companies."

                                                                                                         - http://www.pmindia.nic.in/