The Lt Governor, Prof Jagdish Mukhi called on the Union Minister of Railways, Shri Suresh Prabhu at New Delhi on 2nd March 2017.
The Lt Governor discussed the proposed rail project connecting Port Blair and Diglipur. He informed that the rail project from Port Blair to Diglipur will be the first project in which Islands will be connected by railway network.
This railway project will help promote tourism, increase trade and business to a great extent besides generating employment for the local population.
The Minister observed that Govt of India is very positive towards the rail project in the Islands.