The railway budget presented in parliament on Tuesday focuses on “transparency and integrity”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said.

Speaking after the budget was placed in the Lok Sabha, Mr. Modi said the budget “keeps in mind the development of India. We can see the great use of technology also”.

Congratulating the Railway Minister for "presenting a futuristic & growth oriented budget," Mr. Modi tweeted, "Rail Budget aspires for better service, speed & safety. It is an effort to create a modern Railways contributing towards a developed India."

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