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On Odisha government's claim that it also has its share in the Rs 9,734 crore rail budget allocation, Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said there is not even an iota of truth in the State's claim.
Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said he, on behalf of 4.5crore people of the State, expressed his gratitude towards the Prime Minister for scripting history by allocating such massive outlay to Odisha.
Rail Min Ashwini Vaishnav has walked the talk. The allocation to State in 2022-23 dwarfed the BJD government's Rs 7.5k crore demand.
Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today wrote to Union Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal and placed a demand for allocation of Rs 6500 crore in the upcoming budget towards development of railways in Odisha. Apart from urging the Union Minister for expediting ongoing projects, sanctioning of new lines and trains, station modernization to establishment of […]
Bhubaneswar: The Railway porters have expressed happiness over change of their name from Coolie to Sahayak as per the announcement of Union Railway minister Suresh Prabhu during the presentation of Railway Budget in the Parliament today. “We are very happy that they have changed our name. But apart from the change of name, we want […]
Bhubaneswar: Even though the Centre on Thursday allocated a sizeable Rs 4,682 crore for Odisha in the railway budget for 2016-17, the budgetary amount has evoked a mixed reaction. Terming Railway minister Suresh Prabhu’s budget disappointing, BJD’s Lok Sabha MP Pinaki Mishra said, “It is very painful that there are no innovative ideas in the […]
Bhubaneswar: Union Railway minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday proposed eight new railway routes in Odisha while presenting the Railway Budget for the year 2016-17. These are Jeypore-Malkangiri, Jeypore-Nabarangpur, Berhampur Sambalpur, Junagarh-Ambaguda via Nabarangpur, Bansapani-Badabil, Barsuan-Bansapani, Bandhamunda-Rourkela and Narayangarh-Bhadrak. Apart from this, budget allocation of Rs 240 crore has been for the remaining work of Khurda […]
Bhubaneswar: The Narendra Modi-led NDA government on Thursday made the highest ever allocation for the State in 2016-17 railway budget presented by Railway minister Suresh Prabhu in the parliament. Prabhu announced Rs 4,682 crore for Odisha, about 94% against it’s demand of Rs 5,000 crore. The demand was made by the State for construction of […]
New Delhi: The Union Budget 2018-19 presented in the Lok Sabha on Thursday proposed 15 per cent higher subsidies at Rs 2.64 lakh crore on food, fertilisers and petroleum products. The subsidy for the fiscal 2018-19 on food, petroleum and fertilisers is estimated at Rs 2,64,335.65 crore in the last full budget presented by Finance […]
New Delhi: Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday said the Railways does not need huge funds in the next Union Budget as it will focus on monetizing its own assets. “Earlier, I had suggested that Railways in the coming days would not require huge money the way in it has been allotted in the last […]
Bhubaneswar: Terming the interim rail budget as a “big disappointment” for Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today asked the people of the state to give a befitting response to the UPA government at the earliest opportunity. “This is a big disappointment. We had requested the Ministry of Railways to allocate Rs 4,000 crore for various […]
New Delhi: Anticipating healthier economic growth, the Railways has targeted a record Rs 1.6 lakh crore in revenue for the next financial year, while no increase has been proposed in passenger fares and freight rates. “The Budget Estimates for goods, passenger, other coaching and sundry other earnings have been kept at Rs 1,05,770 crore, Rs […]
A day before the interim Railway budget, the Centre on Tuesday assured Odisha of all necessary help in developing the railway infrastructure in the state
Seeking sizeable allocation in next Railway budget for development of rail infrastructure in Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday demanded National Project status for at least two new rail lines and a dedicated freight corridor
Bhubaneswar: The Modi-led NDA Government today announced a record budget grant of Rs 7010 crores for East Coast Railway and Odisha, reflecting an increase of 13 percent over last year. The total allocation contains all budgetary heads including projects, electrification, passenger amenities, workshops, track, staff amenities etc, informed sources. Under the budget, Rs 2,630 crore […]
Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Odisha House Committee on Railways headed by Assembly Speaker Surjya Narayan Patro on Tuesday met Railway Minister Piyush Goyal in New Delhi and submitted a memorandum demanding more funds for the State. In the memorandum to Goyal, the panel reportedly demanded more budgetary allocation for new railway lines for Puri-Konark, Jajpur-Dhamra, Bargarh-Nuapada […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha has been allocated Rs 5,528 crore for different railway projects in the Union budget for the 2021-22 financial year. In the previous financial year Odisha was allocated Rs 4,373 crore. The Naveen Patnaik government had asked for around Rs 7,200 crore to expedite the railways projects, both new and old, in the State. […]
Bhubaneswar: At a time when the Odisha government has expressed deep disappointment over the Railway Budget 2021-22 saying central allocations are not up to the mark, the Railways mentioned that the total budget outlay for the State this year (2021-22) is over 20 per cent more than the last year’s outlay. The funding for Odisha […]