He also appealed to the opposition parties to help pass the GST bill that will usher in a new indirect taxes regime in the country, boosting business activity.
"After a decade of chronic under investment in Indian Railways we have decided we will invest Rs 8.5 lakh crore in Indian railways alone. This is extraordinary and will change the face of railways in India," Sinha said.
Also, investment in roads has been doubled this year. He did not provide investment details.
“It was a deep disappointment that the GST Constitution Amendment Bill could not be passed in the last session of Parliament. The government will work with all our colleagues in Parliament to get the GST Constitution Amendment Bill passed", Sinha added.


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