List of Renamed Airports & Railway Stations, Govt. Schemes, Cities

List of Renamed Airports & Railway Stations, Govt. Schemes, Cities| Renamed places in India

Government has changed the existing name of places, airports, railway stations, and govt schemes on the name of some big and inspired leaders or any others.

List of Renamed Airports & Railway Stations

 

List of Renamed Railway Stations

Old Name of Railway Station New Name Name of State (Changed Since)
Habibganj railway station Atal Bihari Vajpayee Station Madhya Pradesh
Mughalsarai Junction Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Junction Uttar Pradesh (2018)
Bangalore City Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna Karnataka (2015)
Oshiwara Ram Mandir Maharashtra (2015)
Elphinstone Road Prabha Devi Maharashtra (2016)
Manduadih Banaras Railway Station Uttar Pradesh (2018)
Robertsganj railway station Sonbhadra Uttar Pradesh (2019)
Gulbarga railway station Kalaburagi Karnataka (2019)
Panki railway station Panki Dham Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh (2019)
Tilda railway station Tilda-Neora Raipur, Chhattisgarh (2019)
bhopal rail metro raja bhoj metro Madhya Pradesh

List of Renamed Airport

Old Name New Name State Name
Deoghar Airport Atal Bihari Vajpayee Airport Jharkhand
Agartala Airport Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport Tripura (2018)
Chhatrapati Shivaji Airport Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) Mumbai (2016)
Gorakhpur Airport
Mahayogi Gorakhnath Airport Uttar Pradesh (2017)
Bangalore International Airport (BIA)
Bengaluru Nadaprabhu Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru, Karnataka (2013)
Indian Air Force Airport, Agra Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay Airport Agra, U.P. (2017)

List of Renamed Govt Schemes

Original Name New Name
Basic Savings Bank Deposit Account Jan Dhan Yojana
National Girl Child Day Program Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Yojana
National Optic Fibre Network Bharat Net
National Rural Livelihood Mission Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana
Universal Immunisation Programme Mission Indradhanush
National Skill Development Programme Skill India
National e-governance Plan Digital India
National Manufacturing Policy Make In India
Jan Aushadhi scheme Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Yojana
Direct Benefits Transfer for LPG PAHAL
Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana
National Project on Management of Soil Health and Fertility Soil Health Card scheme
Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan Swachh Bharat Mission
Rajiv Awas Yojana Sardar Patel National Mission for Urban Housing
Indira Awaas Yojana Pradhan Mantri Gramin Awaas Yojana
Swavalamban Yojana Atal Pension Yojana
Rajiv Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gram Jyoti Yojana
Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation
Bhamasha Swasthya Bima Yojna Bhamashah Suraksha Kawach Yojana (2018)

List of Renamed Cities

Old Name of City New Name of City State Name (Changed Since)
Jubbulpore Jabalpur Madhya Pradesh (1956)
Cawnpore Kanpur Uttar Pradesh (1948)
Simla Shimla Himachal Pradesh (1948)
Tanjore Thanjavur Tamil Nadu (1948)
Calicut Kozhikode Kerala (1949)
Benares Varanasi Uttar Pradesh (1956)
Allepey Alappuzha Kerala (1957)
Panjim Panaji Goa (1961)
Trichinapoly Tiruchirapalli Tamil Nadu (1971)
Baroda Vadodara Gujarat (1974)
Poona Pune Maharashtra (1978)
Gauhati Guwahati Assam (1983)
Waltair Vishakhapatnam Andhra Pradesh (1987)
Trivandrum Thiruvananthapuram Kerala (1991)
Bombay Mumbai Maharashtra (1996)
Madras Chennai Tamil Nadu (1996)
Cochin Kochi Kerala (1996)
Calcutta Kolkata West Bengal (2001)
Pondicherry Puducherry Union Territory (2006)
Bangalore Bengaluru Karnataka (2006)
Belgaum Belagavi Karnataka (2014)
Mysore Mysuru Karnataka (2014)
Mangalore Mangaluru Karnataka (2014)
Trichur Thrissur Kerala (2014)
Tumkur Tumakaru Karnataka (2014)
Hubali Hubbali Karnataka (2014)
Bellary Ballari Karnataka (2014)
Gulbarga Kalaburagi Karnataka (2014)
Bijapur Vijapura Karnataka (2014)
Gurgaon Gurugram Haryana (2016)
Mewat Nuh Haryana (2016)
Allahabad Prayagraj Uttar Pradesh (2018)
New Raipur Atal Nagar Chattisgarh (2018)
Faizabad Ayodhya Uttar Pradesh(2018)
Arikkod Areekode Malappuram, Kerala (2019)
Laxman Garh Adawala Rajasamand, Rajasthan (2019)
Landgewadi Narsinhagaon Sangali, Maharashtra (2019)
Samphur Sanphure Kiphire, Nagaland (2019)
Pindari PanduPindara Jind, Haryana (2019)
Ismailpur Pichanwa Khurd Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan (2019)
Miyon Ka Bara Maheshnagar Barmer, Rajasthan (2019)
Narpara Narpura Jalore, Rajasthan (2019)
Kalloor Vadakkum Muri Kadukutty Trichur, Kerala (2019)
Nagar Untari Shri Banshidhar Nagar Jharkhand (2019)
Nakti Nayanpur Satna, Madhya Pradesh (2019)
Pallikkara II Kottikulam Kasaragod, Kerala (2019)
Rasuiya Bhatan Radheynagar Chhatarpur, Madhya Pradesh (2019)
Birshingpur Pali Maa Birasini Dham Umaria, Madhya Pradesh (2019)
Todi Kheri Sarna Kheri Jind, Haryana (2019)
Nagewadi Nagnathnagar Sangli, Maharashtra (2019)
Khizrabad Pratap Nagar Yamunanagar, Haryana (2019)

Some of the approved name changes proposals are given below.

  • Samphur as Sanphure in Kiphire district of Nagaland.
  • Arikkod as Areekode in Malappura district of Kerala
  • Outer Wheeler as APJ Abdul Kalam Island, situated in Bhadrak district of Odisha
  • Rajahmundry as Rajamahendravaram in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh
  • 289 KM long Bundelkhand Expressway is named Atal Path.

  • Hazratganj chauk named as Atal Chauk (2019).

  • Sahibganj harbor as Atal Bihari Vajpayee (2018).
  • Kandla port as Deendayal Port in Gujarat.
  • Sabarmati Ghat as Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Other renaming proposals approved by the ministry include

  • Approval was also given to add the word “Maharaj” in Mumbai’s iconic Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus. It is now known as Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus.
  • Shukratal Khadar as Sukhtirth Khadar and Shukratal Bangar as Sukhtirth Bangar in Muzaffarnagar district in Uttar Pradesh.
  • Garhi Sampla as Ch. Sir Chhotu Ram Nagar in Rohtak district of Haryana
  • Landgewadi to Narsinhagaon in Sangali district of Maharashtra
  • Mihgawan Chhakka and Mihgawan Tilia as Mihgawan Sarkar and Mihgawan Ghat respectively in Panna district of Madhya Pradesh.
  • Khatu Kalan village as Bari Khatu in Nagour district of Rajasthan
  • Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium as Arun Jaitley Stadium is a cricket stadium located at Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi.
  • Bogibeel bridge as Atal Setu in Assam (2018).
  • Rohtang tunnel as Atal Tunnel in Himachal Pradesh (2020)

Note

  • In the past, we also saw the iconic Connaught Place of New Delhi getting its name changed to Rajiv Chowk and the Port Blair Airport of the Andaman & Nicobar Islands changing to Veer Savarkar International Airport.
  • Gurgaon of the National Capital Region got changed to “Gurugram”.
  • Race Course Road got changed to “Lok Kalyan Marg”.
  • New Delhi’s Aurangzeb Road was changed to “Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam Road”

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Updated: October 3, 2020 — 7:20 pm

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