Travel Tip
 Conf TL
 RF Club
 FM Alert
 FM Approval
Forum Super Search
Freq Contact:
Posting Date From:
Posting Date To:
Blog Category:
Train Type:
ONLY with Pic/Vid:
Sort by: Date:     Word Count:     Popularity:     
Public:    Pvt: Monitor:    RailFan Club:    

Full Site Search
  Full Site Search  
Mon Sep 24 03:45:46 IST
PostPost Trn TipPost Stn TipAdvanced Search

Blog Entry# 3486507
Posted: Jun 03 (21:12)

No Responses Yet
Rail News
New Facilities/Technology
Jun 03 (21:12)   Ball in South Eastern Railway's court over rehabilitation

a2z~   11877 news posts
Entry# 3486507   News Entry# 339513         Tags   Past Edits
ROURKELA: AMID strong political resistance to the massive eviction attempt of South Eastern Railway (SER) for Jharsuguda-Rourkela third line on Mumbai-Howrah route, the Sundargarh district administration has put the ball in SER’s court on the issue of rehabilitation of affected families. At a meeting convened at Sundargarh town recently, Collector Surendra Kumar Meena asked the SER to provide land for rehabilitation of the affected slum dwellers.
The SER’s local officials said they would communicate the matter to higher authorities for appropriate action. The Collector told this paper that the SER has land bank and it was decided to seek 20 acres from SER, so that the district administration can rehabilitate them through affordable housing scheme. The Central housing scheme for all has
a clause in which land of Central or State governments could be used for the purpose. If the SER agrees, eviction would be taken up in a phased manner smoothly, he added. Sources said steps are being taken ahead of monsoon as the SER is seeking to remove above 4,000 slum residents belonging to 766 households between Malgodam and Panposh to pave the way for the third rail line project.
The administration also favours a permanent solution as after eviction, the affected persons may be forced to encroach other vacant land of SER or Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP). But the decision has not gone down well with the SER authorities. SER’s divisional spokesperson Bhaskar, in a guarded reply, said they are yet to receive the minutes of the meeting, adding that he is not in a position to comment without going through the legalities of the issue. In a revised proposal, the SER wants to evict 766 households to clear 25 metres from Rourkela- Birmitrapur track on northern side for the third rail line project.
It has also proposed to clear encroachment along the up track on the southern side for future project which would affect 801 households. After the SER’s fresh action, the ruling BJD, led by Sundargarh unit working president and Chairman of Rourkela Development Authority (RDA) SP Nayak, had organised a protest demanding rehabilitation before eviction a few days ago.

ARP (Advanced Reservation Period) Calculator

Reservations Open Today @ 8am for:
Trains with ARP 10 Dep on: Thu Oct 4
Trains with ARP 15 Dep on: Tue Oct 9
Trains with ARP 30 Dep on: Wed Oct 24
Trains with ARP 120 Dep on: Tue Jan 22


Rail News

New Trains

Site Announcements

  • Entry# 3710716
    Aug 14 2018 (11:04AM)

    This is regarding the appointment of Monitors. For TLMs, we require a minimum of 1000 Confirmed TLs. For FMs, we require members to promise to abide by the guidelines and be free of controversies. For other Monitors, we require the member to be in good standing. . However, "eligibility" does NOT always mean...
  • Entry# 3645007
    Jul 20 2018 (03:28PM)

    This is an advance notice of an upcoming change: 1. We shall be removing the Login/Forum section from the RailCal app as it is cumbersome, buggy and lacking in features. . 2. We shall soon be introducing a dedicated app called "Rail Messenger" for both Android and iOS, for all blogging/messaging purposes. The app...
  • Entry# 3644431
    Jul 20 2018 (12:42PM)

    The following changes are being made: 1. To restore the fun back to PNR Predictions, PNR Predictions will NOT be hidden anymore. PNR Predictions by members can be seen by ALL, before and after Charting. New members often look towards our expert predictors for hints, and we are reinstanting that. . 2. To better...
  • Entry# 3601043
    Jul 04 2018 (12:36PM)

    @all: While we do nominally allow multiple IDs, these multiple IDs are NOT allowed to engage in misuse and "mischief". Voting multiple times in the same poll using multiple IDs, rating each other IDs' blogs using multiple IDs, etc. are classified as "gross misuse". . This is an advance notice that some of the...
  • Entry# 3555168
    Jun 20 2018 (10:33PM)

    @all: IRI is a PUBLIC information website, like Wikipedia. The voluntarily posted Blogs, Train/Station Tips, Train/Station Pics, Polls, Train TTs, PNRs, etc. comprise the permanent publicly viewable and searchable repository of IRI. A PUBLIC info website is unlike WhatsApp, FaceBook, Instagram, etc. where people post personal pics and other stuff, which CAN...
  • Entry# 3535285
    Jun 15 2018 (08:28PM)

    This is a clarification to all members regarding our Forum Guidelines and the FM Group. SWs are issued for very clear cases of abuse and misbehaviour by a member. . At this time, we have had many members against whom SW is issued claim that: "I am a long-time member of IRI, and have...
Scroll to Top
Scroll to Bottom
Go to Mobile site
Important Note: This website NEVER solicits for Money or Donations. Please beware of anyone requesting/demanding money on behalf of IRI. Thanks.
Disclaimer: This website has NO affiliation with the Government-run site of Indian Railways. This site does NOT claim 100% accuracy of fast-changing Rail Information. YOU are responsible for independently confirming the validity of information through other sources.
India Rail Info Privacy Policy