Indian Railways bringing in more than 400 projects
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Indian Railways bringing in more than 400 projects

More than 400 Indian Railway projects are coming up. These projects are sanctioned zone-wise instead of state-wise, as the railway projects span across state boundaries.

This year in April, 484 projects of the Indian Railways of 51,165 km in length at an estimated cost of around Rs 7.53 lakh crore are in various stages of planning, sanction and execution. From the 51,165 km length, 10,638 km has already been commissioned, with an expenditure of Rs 2.14 lakh crore incurred till March 2021.

The Minister of Railways, Ashwini Vaishnaw, in the Lok Sabha, informed that the 484 projects, which are in the different stages, include 187 new line projects of 21,037 km length at an estimated cost of Rs 4,05,916 crore, from which 2,621 km has been achieved and Rs 1,05,591 crore incurred till March 2021.

It includes 46 gauge conversion projects of 6,213 km in length at an estimated cost of Rs 53,171 crore, from which commissioned 3,587 km project has been achieved, and Rs 22,184 crore expenditure incurred till March 2021. Lastly, the 251 doubling projects of 23.915 km, amounting to Rs 2,93,471 crore, from which commissioned 4,430 km has been achieved, and Rs 86,041 crore expenditure has been incurred till March 2021.

It is a milestone achieved by the Northern Railways in Kashmir rail project with a tunnel in Bankot. IRCON International Limited or Indian Railway Construction Limited completed the excavation work of the railway tunnel between Banihal and Khari. The development of the Kashmir rail project is ongoing in a 110 km line, which is expected to complete within two years.

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More than 400 Indian Railway projects are coming up. These projects are sanctioned zone-wise instead of state-wise, as the railway projects span across state boundaries. This year in April, 484 projects of the Indian Railways of 51,165 km in length at an estimated cost of around Rs 7.53 lakh crore are in various stages of planning, sanction and execution. From the 51,165 km length, 10,638 km has already been commissioned, with an expenditure of Rs 2.14 lakh crore incurred till March 2021. The Minister of Railways, Ashwini Vaishnaw, in the Lok Sabha, informed that the 484 projects, which are in the different stages, include 187 new line projects of 21,037 km length at an estimated cost of Rs 4,05,916 crore, from which 2,621 km has been achieved and Rs 1,05,591 crore incurred till March 2021. It includes 46 gauge conversion projects of 6,213 km in length at an estimated cost of Rs 53,171 crore, from which commissioned 3,587 km project has been achieved, and Rs 22,184 crore expenditure incurred till March 2021. Lastly, the 251 doubling projects of 23.915 km, amounting to Rs 2,93,471 crore, from which commissioned 4,430 km has been achieved, and Rs 86,041 crore expenditure has been incurred till March 2021. It is a milestone achieved by the Northern Railways in Kashmir rail project with a tunnel in Bankot. IRCON International Limited or Indian Railway Construction Limited completed the excavation work of the railway tunnel between Banihal and Khari. The development of the Kashmir rail project is ongoing in a 110 km line, which is expected to complete within two years. Image Source Also read: Indian Railways draws roadmap to achieve Rs 17.8k cr goal under NMP Also read: Indian Railways inaugurates first pod hotel at Mumbai Central

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