Indian railway Ongoing Railway Projects List
ONGOING RAILWAY PROJECTS
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 455
TO BE ANSWERED ON 12.12.2018
ONGOING RAILWAY PROJECTS
455. SHRI BADRUDDIN AJMAL:
Will the Minister of RAILWAYS be pleased to state:
(a) the details of the sanctioned and ongoing railway projects pertaining to new lines, gauge conversion, electrification and route doubling during the last three years and the current year, zone-wise;
(b) the details of the funds allocated and spent therefrom, zone- wise/State-wise;
(c) the total number of projects running behind schedule along with those pending due to financial constrains, zone-wise;
(d) whether any committee has been set up to monitor the implementation of the aforesaid projects and find out the reasons for the delay therein and if so, the details and the outcome thereof; and
(e) the steps taken/being taken by the Railways to generate extra budgetary support for the purpose and expedite completion of the said projects?
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (SHRI RAJEN GOHAIN)
(a) to (e) : A Statement is laid on the Table of the House.
STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PARTS (a) TO (e) OF UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 455 BY SHRI BADRUDDIN AJMAL TO BE ANSWERED IN LOK SABHA ON 12.12.2018 REGARDING ONGOING RAILWAY PROJECTS
(a): Zone-wise details of sanctioned/included in budget, projects of New Line, Gauge Conversion, Doubling and Electrification are as under:-
|Zonal Railway||New Line||Gauge Conversion||Doubling||Electrification|
|East Central Railway||27||4||21||15|
|East Coast Railway||8||0||16||7|
|North Central Railway||1||3||28||10|
|North Eastern Railway||11||7||12||16|
|Northeast Frontier Railway||22||2||8||16|
|North Western Railway||7||3||11||21|
|South Central Railway||17||0||14||13|
|South Eastern Railway||6||2||22||5|
|South East Central Railway||9||4||9||8|
|South Western Railway||16||1||11||14|
|West Central Railway||3||0||12||5|
(b): The details of all works in progress and new works including,funds spent on each project, allotment of funds and expenditure are made available in public domain on Indian Railways website i.e. www.indianrailways.gov.in and are also available in Pink Books presented before the House along with Budget every year.
c) to (e): The completion of Railway projects requires coordination with various departments for acquisition of land, statutory clearances, shifting of utilities etc. leading to time overrun. For important projects, capacity enhancement projects, last mile connectivity etc, institutional financing has been done by arranging loan from M/s Life Insurance Corporation of India Limited for Rs. 1.5 lakh crore, which has increased Railways’ capacity for committed fund provision for essential projects.