Tag: Rail Budget

BJD stages Rail Roko in Berhampur & Sambalpur

Berhampur: BJD’s Ganjam district unit staged a Rail Roko at the Berhampur Railway Station here this morning protesting Centre’s negligence towards Odisha in the Union Budget-2018. The party workers alleged while State Government had demanded Rs 6,500 crore for different railway projects in the State this year, the Centre allocated Rs 5,252 crore. BJD further […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
BJD-led govt has failed to provide basic amenities: Dharmendra Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government has failed to provide basic amenities to the people of Odisha in its 17 years’ rule, said Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today in reply to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s allegations of neglect towards the State by the centre. “Was inclusion of 86 lakh families under National Food Security Act (NFSA) […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Khurda-Bolangir project: Hopes soar again ahead of rail budget

Bhubaneswar: Surveyed in 1945, approved in 1993 and still incomplete in 2016 – the timeline for the Khurda-Bolangir Rail project has been inordinately protracted. On the eve of the Rail Budget every year, hopes germinate only to wilt under the unforgiving sun of indifference. As the countdown for this year’s Rail Budget begins, five districts […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
House Committee to meet Railway minister on Jan 6

Bhubaneswar: Almost a month after a delegation of BJD MPs met Union Railway minister Suresh Prabhu over budget allocation to Odisha, members of Odisha Assembly’s House Committee are scheduled to meet the minister and request him to enhance allocation to the state in the ensuing rail budget. Official sources said the Committee, led by Assembly […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Rail budget: Odisha gets highest-ever allocation

With sanctioning of nearly Rs 610 crore in the Railway budget for the ongoing projects in Odisha, at least six rail routes under construction, which have been dragging for more than a decade, may now see the day of light

  • Friday, 16 July 2021