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‘Visakhapatnam Rail zone is under consideration’, says MP Haribabu

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Monday, January 8, 2018

State BJP president and Visakhapatnam MP K.Haribabu today said that the Centre would take an appropriate decision on formation of a new railway zone with its headquarters in Visakhapatnam.

Speaking to pressmen on the side-lines of a workshop on the role of independent directors in public sector enterprises conducted by the Ministry of Heavy Industries that they had already fulfilled 85% of promises made in the AP State Reorganization Act. Formation of Railway zone is a political decision and it will be taken at an appropriate time’, he said.

On Special Category Status, he said they had come out with a special package in consultation with the State government. On the decision of the Centre for strategic disinvestment of the Dredging Corporation of India, he said it was the prerogative of the government to take decisions to run which public sector enterprise depending on the ground realities.