Ashwini Vaishnav and CM Dhami meet to discuss the operation of the Jan Shatabdi rail service between Tanakpur and Dehradun.

Pushkar Singh Dhami met with Ashwini Vaishnav, Union Minister for Railways, Communications, Electronics, and Information Technology, with a courtesy call . Pushkar Singh Dhami demanded that a Jan Shatabdi rail service between Tanakpur and Delhi be started .

New Delhi, India, August 6: On Saturday, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami greeted Ashwini Vaishnav, Union Minister for Railways, Communications, Electronics, and Information Technology, with a courtesy call.Each mobile tower will cost Rs 1 crore.The Chief Minister also demanded that a Jan Shatabdi rail service between Tanakpur and Delhi be started during his meeting with the Railway Minister.According to the Chief Minister, there is only one train service between Dehradun and Kathgodam that will take you between Kumaon and Garhwal at this time.

Dhami demanded that there be many railway lines in the state, including the Rishikesh-Uttarkashi rail line and the Kichha-Khatima rail line, and urged the Minister for the modernization of the Harrawala railway station.The Railway Minister has fully accepted all of the demands.The Chief Minister has also requested that the transportation be cut in 05-06 hours by reducing the travel time of Purnagiri Jan Shatabdi, which runs between Tanakpur and Delhi.While completing the contribution amount of 296.67 crores paid by the state government, he also requested that the state government be free from paying the remaining due amount of 99.01 crores relative to the 50% contribution.

In 2021, he was appointed Chief Minister for the first time.