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Budget allocation for rail projects in Odisha


Odisha Sun Times Bbureau

Bhubaneswar, July 8:  

The railway budget presented in the Parliament today has allocated Rs 1424.98 crore to Odisha against the demand of Rs 3,160 crore for strengthening and expanding rail infrastructure in the 2014-15 financial year. However, the allocation is higher comparison to previous year’s allocation 868.83 crore in 2013-14.

TrainThe state government had demanded Rs 3050 crore in 2013-14. It had received only Rs 723.98 crore against the demand of Rs 2345 crore in 2012-13 In 2011-12, it had asked for Rs 2085 crore, but had received only Rs 1385.67 core. It had received Rs 841.64 crore against the demand of Rs 1805 crore in 2010-11.

The following is the allocation in the Railway budget for individual projects in Odisha

Puri-Delang railline doubling-Rs 70 crore

Talcher-Bimalagarh-Rs 100 croe

Sukinda-Angul-100 crore

Sambalpur-Titlagarh-Rs 105.89 crore

Khurdha-Bolangir-Rs 100 crore

Haridaspur-Paradip-Rs 187 crore

Banspani-Jakapara-Rs 198 crore

Sambalpur-Talcher road-Rs 52 crore

Raipur-Titlagarh- Rs 161.42 crore