Amrit Bharat Station Scheme

Amrit Bharat Station Scheme mind map
Launched by
Ministry of Railways
February 2023
To upgrade and modernize railway stations across India
Redefining Station's architectural landscape
Elegant Station Building
Focus on Swachh Bharat
Modular Sewage Treatment Plant
Aesthetic Platforms
Landscaping on platform walls
Passenger Amenities
Better seating, drinking water, lighting, and ventilation
Enhanced Connectivity
Revamped foot over bridge, lift, and escalator facilities
Guidance and Information
Modernized train indication boards, passenger-friendly signages
Functional Upgrades
Booking office and administrative buildings renovation
Divyangjan (specially-abled) friendly designs
Continuous basis development with a long term vision
Master Plans preparation and implementation in phases
Improvement of station access, circulating areas, waiting halls, toilets
Cleanliness, free Wi-Fi, kiosks for local products through 'One Station One Product'
Better passenger information systems, Executive Lounges, nominated spaces for business meetings
Landscaping, multimodal integration, amenities for Divyangjans
Sustainable and environment-friendly solutions
Provision of ballastless tracks, 'Roof Plazas'
Creation of city centres at the station in the long term
Nationwide - 1309 railway stations identified for redevelopment
Specific states and stations mentioned
Chattisgarh, Delhi, Goa, Gujarat, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra
East Coast, Northern Railway, North Central Railway, North Eastern Railway, Northeast Frontier Railway, Southern Railway
Ministry of Railways, Government of India
PM Narendra Modi - played a significant role in the scheme's launch
Preparation of Master Plans
Implementation in phases based on footfall and inputs from stakeholders
Zonal railways responsible for station selection, approved by a committee of senior officials
Low-cost redevelopment model for timely execution
Enhances passenger experience
Modernizes and upgrades railway infrastructure
Integrates stations with urban landscapes
Promotes cleanliness and inclusivity
Managing large-scale redevelopment across diverse regions
Balancing modernization with heritage conservation
Ensuring timely completion within budget constraints
Way Forward
Continuous evaluation and adaptation of redevelopment plans
Engagement with local communities and stakeholders for input and support
Leveraging technology for efficient project management and passenger services

The “Amrit Bharat Station Scheme” is an ambitious initiative by the Ministry of Railways, Government of India, launched in February 2023, aiming to transform 1309 railway stations across the country. It seeks to upgrade these stations into world-class hubs, focusing on modernizing infrastructure, improving passenger amenities, and enhancing connectivity. The scheme emphasizes the integration of sustainable and environment-friendly solutions, inclusivity for the specially-abled, and the beautification of station premises. This comprehensive redevelopment effort is poised to revolutionize the way passengers experience railway travel in India, making stations not just transit points but also vibrant city centers​​​​​​​​​​​​.

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