Blog Entry# 1961640
Posted: Aug 13 2016 (16:47)
Last Response: Aug 14 2016 (17:59)
Aug 13 2016 (16:43) Railway budget's 92-year-old journey set to end in 2017
Ferroequinologist*^~ 32 news posts
There will be no separate railway budget from next financial year, putting an end to a practice that started in 1924, with the finance ministry agreeing to the proposal to merge the transporter's annual exercise with the general budget.
Government sources told TOI that the finance ministry has constituted a five-member committee of officers to work out the modalities for the exercise, which will end the annual budget speech , often followed closely for project announcements, by the railway minister. The move is significant as in recent years, particularly since coalition governments post-1996, political heavyweights have used the railway budget to hand out goodies and for their own image building. With the railway portfolio often held by regional biggies, the budget reflected...
1 posts - Sat Aug 13, 2016
Aug 13 2016 (17:10)
मदन मोहन मीणा^~ 10405 blog posts 400 correct pred (77% accurate)
Budget me kuchh milta hi nhi to separate de ke kya fayda.
Jaha election waha facilities. Rule of this government
Aug 13 2016 (23:18)
Local Guide Level 5^~ 46134 blog posts 30290 correct pred (76% accurate)
Not this government sbhi govt ka yhi haal h, secondly country k better k ly selfishness chodni chahiye logo ko
Aug 14 2016 (17:13)
Ferroequinologist*^~ 12313 blog posts 82 correct pred (71% accurate)
This railway budget practice was nothing but a budget to fulfill MP's demands for their votebank politics.. good that its out of the way..
Aug 14 2016 (17:45)
Proud atheist~ 4577 blog posts 37 correct pred (63% accurate)
Yup now no one can criticise/question the RM in the parliament for favouring his region...
Aug 14 2016 (17:59)
Divert ShalimarGorakhpur Express via BKSC*^~ 5421 blog posts 5034 correct pred (76% accurate)
Scrapping railway budget won't influence the political decisions and favourin MPs ? I doubt so because now, it will be used as a tool where required as per situation.
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