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Odisha received a total grant of Rs 5800 crore to Rs 6000 crore in Rail Budget 2019

Newdelhi:10/7/19: Odisha received a total grant of Rs 5800 crore to Rs 6000 crore in Rail Budget 2019. While Rs 1400 crore has been allocated for railway lines, Rs 180 crore has been granted for passenger amenities.

Highlights Of Rail Budget-2019 For Odisha

  1. The Budget grants for 2019-20 for Railways in Odisha are almost the same as  given  in  the Interim
  2. Detailed figures are being calculated, but like last time it is expected that the total grant  will be  in the region of 5800 to 6000 crores, including allocations for various projects, passenger amenities, track renewal and repairs, Road Over Bridges, Road Under Bridges, electrification and staff amenities,
  3. Passenger amenities have got an allocation of 180 Crores, which is very
  4. 5 new surveys announced.
  5. 2 Automatic Coach washing plants have been sanctioned for Bhubaneswar Coaching
  6. Special Powers given to Zonal Railways to develop Coach Maintenance
  7. Stress laid on Road Over Bridges and Road Under Bridges and elimination of Level
  8. The allotments for major projects are given at Annexure.
  9. Some new works have been added in this regular budget. They are

New Works:

  1. Flyover at
  2. Grant for maintenance of
  3. Passenger Amenities- 180 Crores Total
  4. 2 Automatic Coach Washing plants at
  5. New Wheel Lathe for Mancheswar Workshop and for Angul Electric Loco Shed and also for
  6. Some new Surveys have been announced in this regular budget. They areNew SurveysRaja Athagarh to Kaipadar Road avoiding Bhubaneswar and Khurda
    1. 10 Flyovers: Titlagarh, Singapur Road, Haridaspur, Koraput, Sambalpur, Machhapur, Jajpur Road, Sambalpur City, Sarla and Gopalpur
    2. Chord Line from Talcher to Angul through colliery to avoid engine reversal at Talcher-14 Kms
    3. Bye-Pass: Bypassing from Titlagarh-Rahenbata to Sikir
    4. Flyover at Cuttack for Goods Train to avoid congestion at

    Funds allocated for important Railway Projects in Odisha

     Sl No.   

    Name of the Projects

     Budget Grant(Rupees in Crores)
    2017-18 2018-19 2019-20(Interim) 2019-20(Final Grant)
    Newline
    1 Angul-Sukinda Road (98.7 km) Newline 200.00 200.00 250.00 250.00
    2 Haridaspur-Paradeep (82km) Newline 200.00 200.00 400.00 400.00
    3 Khurda Road-Bolangir (289 km) Newline 700.00 625.00 350.00 350.00
    4 Talcher-Bimlagarh (154 km) Newline 250.00 300.00 150.00 150.00
    5 Jeypore-Malkangiri (130 KM) 79.00 95.00 70.00 70.00
    6 Jeypore-Nabarangpur(38Km.) 275.00 150.00 10.00 10.00
    7 Naupada –Gunupur-New Broad gauge line up to Theruvali (79.15 KM) : 1.00 1.00 0.10 0.10
    8 Talcher-Angul – New line with Y- connection at Talcher (14.475 km) 1.00 0.10
    9 Estimated investment through EBR (Partnership) (for Jharsuguda-Barapali 1400.00 1400.00
    Doubling
    10 Jharsuguda-Rengali (25.6 km) Doubling 7.00 3.05 2.05 02.05
    11 Khurda-Barang-3rd line (35 km) Doubling 50.00 15.00 8.00 08.00
    12 Sambalpur-Talcher (174.11 km) Doubling 340.30 220.00 249.00 249.00
    13 Delang-Puri (28.7 km) Doubling 22.00 0.45 0.20 0.20
    14 Sambalpur-Titilagarh (182.11 km) Doubling 200.00 50.00 170.00 170.00
    15 Banspani-Daitari-Tomka-Jakhapura (180 km) 140.00 80.00 85.00 85.00
    16 Brundamal-Jharsuguda-Fly over connection for joining down line (6.6 km) 8.80 5.30 6.00 06.00
    17 Rajathgarh-Baranga (20 km) Doubling 55.00 4.00 2.00 02.00
    18 Bhadrak-Nergundi-3rd line (80 km) 40.00 55.00 86.00 86.00
    19 VZM-SBP 3rd Line 90.00 379.00 350.00 350.00
    20 Jharapada-Budapank (3rd and 4th Line) 138.00 120.00 119.87 119.87
    21 Budapank-Salegaon (3rd and 4th Line) 195.00 220.00 210.00 210.00
    22 Koraput-Singapore Road 220.00 110.00 205.00 205.00
    23 KUR-VZM by pass 8.95 11.91 7.00 07.05
    Workshop & Other important works
     24 Angul Electric Loco Shed-Augmentation of Holding Capacity from 100 Engines to 150  5.00  9.67  4.50  04.50
     25  Maneswar: Freight Train Maintenance facility  0.00  10.74  3.00  04.50
     26 Kalahandi Setting up of Electric Engine Overhauling workshop  0.00  0.27  4.50  1.00

     

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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