Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha on Thursday said the common man would be given prime importance in the Rail Budget 2015 and added that expansion and modernization of the Indian railways will also be witnessed in the same.
"The Rail Budget 2015 will bring smile to everyone's face as all the issues will be addressed and a complete road map will be presented. Expansion and modernization of Indian Rail network will be seen and passengers will be benefitted. The common man will be given prime importance and the budget will be as per their expectations," said Sinha.
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Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu will present Rail Budget for fiscal year 2015-16 in the Parliament later in the day.
This will be the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA Government's first full-fledged railway budget.
People have high expectations from the Railway Budget and are expecting clean energy, modernization of trains, passengers' safety and rail connectivity in the north-eastern states among others this time.
The Railways had earlier invited suggestions from the general public for forthcoming Railway Budget.