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253. 

As per Adarsh Station Scheme, how many railway stations are developed?

[A]. 1,103
[B]. 1,215
[C]. 1,500
[D]. 1,700

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry, Shri Piyush Goyal in a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha stated that under Adarsh Station Scheme (ASS), of the 1,253 stations which were identified for development, 1,103 railway stations were developed. Modernisation and upgradation of railway stations in Indian Railways are undertaken from time to time under various modernisation schemes such as Model Station Scheme, Modern Station Scheme and Adarsh Station Scheme. The remaining stations are planned to be developed by 2019-20. 68 stations were identified for soft upgradation and all stations were upgraded in the year 2018-19. The work of redevelopment was in progress at Gandhinagar (Gujarat) and Habibganj (Madhya Pradesh) stations. Contracts for redevelopment were awarded for Gomtinagar, Charbagh (Uttar Pradesh) and Puducherry (Union Territory of Puducherry) stations.

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