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French Railways to develop Indian railway stations

IANS  |  New Delhi 

and have signed an agreement under which the will help develop Indian railway stations.

The (IRSDC) entered into a tripartite agreement with on Monday, it was announced on Tuesday.

Under this pact, French development agency will provide in-kind grant of up to 7,00,000 euros through French National Railways-Hubs and as a to IRSDC to support the railway station development programme in India, a press statement said.

"This will impose no financial liability on IRSDC or Indian Railways," it said.

of State of Railways and French of State for and Foreign Affairs were present when the agreement was signed.

Angadi said both countries have a strong and long-standing partnership in the railway sector and highlighted the with in conducting speed upgrade study on the Delhi-Chandigarh sector and development of and stations.

"I am sure this effort will go a long way in further strengthening Indo-French cooperation and help in positioning its stations to world class standards," Angadi said.



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First Published: Tue, June 11 2019. 15:06 IST