Cuttack, Jan 28 (PTI) Indian Railways has decided to set up a gallery concourse on Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose at Cuttack railway station as part of its redevelopment project, senior East Coast Railways officials said Monday.Also Read - 7th Pay Commission: Good News For Central Govt Employees, Salary to Increase Up to THIS Amount | Details Here

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The station is among 70 stations of the country which has been selected for redevelopment and Rs 9.91 crore has been earmarked to be spent here by March this year for providing several facilities, they said. Also Read - IND vs PAK T20 World Cup 2021 Match Report: Shaheen Afridi, Babar Azam Star as Pakistan Live Up To Unpredictable Tag, Crush India by 10 Wickets in Super 12 Battle

The facilities include improvement of the faade of Cuttack station building, installing six lifts, one escalator, another foot over bridge connecting all the platforms of the station, a digital museum system and a selfie zone at the station, they said.

Widening of roads approaching the station and fountains at the two entrance gates are also in the pipeline.

The redevelopment project also has plans to provide the station with green environment by providing facilities such as one decentralized organic waste treatment plant and 120 twin type stainless steel dustbins.

Importance is also given towards improving the security system at the railway system with additional baggage scanner and CCTV cameras, they added.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.