New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday proposed to introduce 400 new Vande Bharat trains and said contracts for multi-modal parks at four locations will be awarded next fiscal.
She also said that a rationalised scheme to increase domestic oilseed production will be brought in to cut down imports.
“One product one railway station will be popularised, 400 new Vande Bharat trains to be introduced,” Sitharaman said in her Budget 2022-23 speech.
She added that 100 PM Gati Shakti terminals would be set up in the next three years.
She added that the national highways will be expanded by 25,000 km during 2022-23 and the ropeway development plan will be taken up in the public-private partnership (PPP) mode.
She also said multimodal logistic parks will also be set up in 2022-23.