1,253 railway stations to undergo revamp under Adarsh scheme
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1,253 railway stations to undergo revamp under Adarsh scheme

As many as 1,253 railway stations across the nation have been identified for a revamp, according to Union Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw. So far, 1,215 stations have been developed and the remaining are set for completion by 2022-23.

The beautification and upgradation of stations is being carried out under the 'Adarsh' scheme of the Central government, designed to provide enhanced passenger amenities at stations.

"The Ministry of Railways has formulated various schemes like Model, Modern and Adarsh Station Scheme for the upgradation and beautification of stations on Indian Railways," Vaishnaw told parliament.

In addition, the minister also highlighted a new scheme - Major Upgradation of Railway Stations - under which 52 stations have been identified for upgrade.

Vaishnaw said the expenditure on beautification and the upgradation of stations under Adarsh Station Scheme is generally funded under Plan Head - 53 ‘Customer Amenities’.

"During FY 2021-22, an amount of Rs 2,344.55 crore was allocated under Plan Head - 53, and in the current FY 2022-23, an amount of Rs 2,700 crore has been allocated under Plan Head – 53."

See also:
Jodhpur's railway station to get Rs 5 billion renovation
Kochi water metro services to start in September


As many as 1,253 railway stations across the nation have been identified for a revamp, according to Union Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw. So far, 1,215 stations have been developed and the remaining are set for completion by 2022-23. The beautification and upgradation of stations is being carried out under the 'Adarsh' scheme of the Central government, designed to provide enhanced passenger amenities at stations. The Ministry of Railways has formulated various schemes like Model, Modern and Adarsh Station Scheme for the upgradation and beautification of stations on Indian Railways, Vaishnaw told parliament. In addition, the minister also highlighted a new scheme - Major Upgradation of Railway Stations - under which 52 stations have been identified for upgrade. Vaishnaw said the expenditure on beautification and the upgradation of stations under Adarsh Station Scheme is generally funded under Plan Head - 53 ‘Customer Amenities’. During FY 2021-22, an amount of Rs 2,344.55 crore was allocated under Plan Head - 53, and in the current FY 2022-23, an amount of Rs 2,700 crore has been allocated under Plan Head – 53. See also: Jodhpur's railway station to get Rs 5 billion renovationKochi water metro services to start in September

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