Which projects of Indian Railways got the green signal from the central government? What would be the benefit of this? - Newztezz Online


Friday, August 18, 2023

Which projects of Indian Railways got the green signal from the central government? What would be the benefit of this?

The Union Cabinet has approved seven such railway projects, which will benefit nine states including UP, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Odisha, Jharkhand, West Bengal. A budget of Rs 32 thousand 500 has also been approved for these schemes.

The Union Cabinet has recently approved Rs 32,500 crore, giving green signal to several projects of the Railways. Which projects will be started with this amount? Will they have a blueprint? How many railway lines will be extended in the country? How many passenger facilities will be increased? Answer of every such question is necessary for competitive exams.

In this copy all the questions related to this are going to be answered point wise. A total of seven railway projects have been approved. A total of nine states Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Odisha, Jharkhand, West Bengal and Telangana will get their benefit. 35 districts of these states are going to get direct benefits. Including all the projects, the railway line will be expanded to more than 2300 km. All these projects have been approved under the PM Gati Shakti campaign. With the expansion of these rail lines, freight transportation will be easier. Many industrial areas will get its direct benefit.

These are the seven projects

There will be doubling of Balmikinagar single line in Bihar from Gorakhpur Cantt in Uttar Pradesh. This rail route is of 96 kms. It is going to cost Rs 1269.80 crore.

Doubling of Guntur-Bibinagar rail route of Telangana has been decided. This route is 239 km long. It will cost Rs 3238 crore.

Doubling of Chunar to Chopan rail line is proposed. This line will be helpful in making fast connectivity to Varanasi, Lucknow and Delhi to the mining area of ​​Singrauli in Madhya Pradesh and cement of Churk in Uttar Pradesh and other industries.

Doubling of the railway section between Mudkhed in Maharashtra and Medchal railway station in Telangana and Mahbubnagar in Telangana to Dhone in Andhra Pradesh has also been approved. This project will cost Rs 5655.4 crore.

A 53 km rail line will be built between Samakhiali and Gandhi Dham in Gujarat. It is likely to cost Rs 1571 crore. Extension of third line has been approved between Nergundi to Barang in Odisha and Kurd Road to Vijay Nagaram in Odisha. The expansion of both the railway lines will cost Rs 5618 crore.

Several layers of rail tracks will be laid between Sonnagar in Bihar and Andal railway stations in West Bengal. 13606 crore will be spent on this. The distance of this rail section is 374 km.

Indian Railways at a glance

Rail line-126366 kilometer (by the year 2020)

Fourth largest train service in the world

Operation of more than 13500 passenger trains daily

About 2.35 crore passengers travel by rail daily.

Daily transportation of goods is more than 35 lakh tonnes

17 zones in the country to simplify operations

The number of subsidiary companies of the railway is 11.

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