Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan flagged off the Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express showcasing the heritage and culture of Odisha on Thursday.
Bhubaneswar MP Aparajita Sarangi and eminent artist Raghunath Mahapatra were also present at the flag-off ceremony at Bhubaneswar railway station.
Pradhan also launched a facility for unreserved tickets in Odia language. It will be available at 317 stations in the state.
East Coast Railway (ECoR) had recently signed an agreement with National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) to re-brand the coaches of Rajdhani Express. As per the agreement, Nalco will pay Rs 1 crore to EcoR for the project..