Bhubaneswar, Feb 5: Odisha has got Rs 4373 crore outlay for railway projects in 2020-21 in the budget as against Rs 4593 crore last year.
Railway officials said that new work sanctioned in current budget is Sambalpur-Gopalpur new line via Phulbani (With length 241 KMs). It has been sanctioned at a cost of Rupees 2957 Crores subject to final approval of Niti Ayog.
Khurda Road-Balangir line has been given 520 Crores against 350 Crores last while Angul-Sukinda project has got 450 Crores against 250 Crores last year.
Haridaspur-Paradeep project will be commissioned this year by March. Only 100 Crores have been allotted as the project is nearing completion. This project was allotted Rupees 400 Crores last year.
“There is significant increase in allotment towards doubling projects especially, Sambalpur-Talcher, Sambalpur-Titilagarh, Titilagarh-Rayagada and Titilagarh-Raipur. Electrification of Khurda Road-Balangir line and Lanjigarh Road-Junagarh Road line has been given priority,” said a railway official.
The official further said that Wagon Repair Workshop at Maneswar near Sambalpur has been given a substantial amount of Rupees 20 Crores.
“To enhance Safety, elimination of Level Crossings by constructing Road Over Bridge (ROBs) and Road Under Bridges (RUBs) have been given top priority and works costing Rupees 1165 Crores have been sanctioned,” added the official.
FUNDS ALLOCATED FOR IMPORTANT RAILWAY PROJECTS IN ODISHA
|Sl No.||Name of the Projects||Budget Grant (Rupees in Crores)|
|NEW LINES/WORK IN PROGRESS|
|1||Angul-Sukinda Road (98.7 km) New line||450.00|
|2||Haridaspur-Paradeep (82 km) New line||100.00|
|3||Khurda Road-Balangir (289 km) New line||520.00|
|4||Talcher-Bimlagarh (154 km) New line||140.00|
|5||Jeypore-Malkanagiri (130 KM) New line||33.00|
|6||Jeypore-Nabarangpur (38Km.) New line||20.00|
|7||Khurda Road-Vizianagaram bye-pass||20.00|
|8||Naupada-Gunupur extension up to Theruvali 79.45 Kms (sanctioned last year)||0.01|
|9||Gopalpur to Sambalpur via Phulbani (sanctioned this year)||0.01|
|10||Talcher-Angul – New line with Y-connection at Talcher (14.5 km)||0.01|
|01||Sambalpur-Talcher (174.11 km) Doubling||292.00|
|02||Sambalpur-Titilagarh (182.11 km) Doubling||382.00|
|03||Titilagarh-Vizianagaram 3rd Line 264.6 Kms||380.00|
|04||Banspani-Daitari-Tomka-Jakhapura (180 km)||80.00|
|05||Brundamal-Jharsuguda-Fly over connection for joining down line (6.6 km)||10.00|
|06||Bhadrak-Nergundi-3rd line (80 km)||102.00|
|07||Jarapada-Budapank (3rd and 4th Line)||118.00|
|08||Budapank-Salegaon (3rd and 4th Line)||205.00|
|10||Jagadalpur-Koraput 110 Kms||130.00|
|11||Kottavalasa-Koraput 189 Kms||196.00|
|12||Raipur-Titilagarh 203 KMs||146.00|
|13||Khurda Road-Barang 3rd Line||35.00|
|14||Jharsuguda-Bilaspur 4th Line 206 KMs||280.00|
|16||Manoharpur-Bondamunda 3rd Line||35.00|
|17||Rourkela-Jharsuguda 3rd Line||170.00|
|19||Narayangarh-Bhadrak 3rd Line||50.00|
|20||Bondamunda-Rourakela 4th Line||23.00|
|21||Champa-Jharsuguda 3rd Line||20.00|
|WORKSHOP & OTHER IMPORTANT WORKS|
|01||Angul Electric Loco Shed-Augmentation of Holding Capacity from 100 Engines to 150||04.00|
|02||Maneswar (Sarla Road) : Freight Train Maintenance facility||20.00|
|03||Kalahandi Setting up of Electric Engine Overhauling workshop||1.00|
|RAILWAY ELECTRIFICATION WORKS in Odisha||180.00|