Patna: Bihar's Industries Minister Syed Shahnawaz Hussain on Thursday met Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav and demanded that Bihar be given at least 5 shakti cargo terminals. Hussain has demanded construction of Shakti cargo terminals at five places in Bihar, which include Sugauli in West Champaran, Fatua near Patna, Gaya and Bhagalpur. Hussain also thanked the Railway Minister for sanctioning the Cargo Shakti Terminal at Bathnaha in Katihar.
The Industries Minister Hussain, in a meeting with Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav, said that industries are being set up at a fast pace in Bihar and employment is being created. In the last few months, investors have shown interest in setting up of industries in Bihar in a big way and large-scale capital investment has also started. He said that the great "logistics" facilities are the biggest need of Bihar today, which is moving at a fast pace in the path of industrialization.
Hussain also said that the railway minister has assured to seriously consider the demands. He said that the Railway Minister has assured full support from the Central Government in the industrial development of Bihar. The Industries Minister has also appealed to the Railway Minister for the expansion of The Mahawal Railway Station in Muzaffarpur. He said that the mega food park being built at Motipur in Muzaffarpur is being attended by very big companies and hence there will be a need to expand the Mahawal railway station and increase the facilities very soon. He said that the resolve of the country's PRIME Minister Narendra Modi is to make the country's economy very strong, so the Prime Minister's Speed Power Master Plan has been prepared to connect all the economic areas of the country in a tremendous way by rail, road, air, water routes.