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Mar 26 2017 (00:45)   Rs 270 cr sanctioned for Kolhapur-Vaibhavwadi rail route: Prabhu

shaktinewdelhi   19 news posts
Entry# 2211195   News Entry# 297627         Tags   Past Edits
Rs 270 cr sanctioned for Kolhapur-Vaibhavwadi rail route: Prabhu
Kolhapur: Railway is considered as the medium of development and growth of the country and we are focussing on increasing investment in this sector, said minister of railways Suresh Prabhu on Saturday.
Prabhu, who was in the city for an inauguration programme, said, "Now, we have inaugurated a 160 kilowatt solar power system at Pune station that has become functional. We are also planning to set up similar plants across the country to generate power through solar and wind energy. This will help us
reducing expenses and will ultimately help in growth and development of the railways."
He added, "We know that people have expectations from us and we are doing our best to satisfy everyone's need. Considering this we are investing Rs 8.56 lakh crore for various projects in the country of which Rs 1.36 lakh crore will be spent for various programmes in Maharashtra," he said.
Prabhu said that for Kolhapur the Railways has given green light for development of Kolhapur-Vaibhavwadi rail route and sanctioned Rs 270 crore for the same. "I will come again soon to inaugurate the project," he said.

Mar 26 2017 (11:21)
a2z~   1466 blog posts
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Very important project, especially for Konkan Rly and Kolhapur region.
Let us hope that the funds allotted shall be released and fully utilized to kick start the construction activities in a big way.
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Mar 02 2017 (20:03)   Railways starts RO-RO service to carry trucks to decongest Delhi roads

shaktinewdelhi   19 news posts
Entry# 2183718   News Entry# 295163         Tags   Past Edits
Railways starts RO-RO service to carry trucks to decongest Delhi roads
About 30 loaded trucks were transported on the flat wagons from Garhi Harsuru station in Gurugram for Muradnagar in Uttar Pradesh.
Railways on Thursday launched Roll-on Roll-off (RO-RO) service from Gurugram to carry loaded trucks on wagons to decongest roads in the national capital region. About 30 loaded trucks were transported on the flat wagons from Garhi Harsuru station in Gurugram for Muradnagar in Uttar Pradesh.

Mar 02 2017 (20:27)
shiek kaleem~   344 blog posts   1 correct pred (25% accurate)
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Is this section electrified

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Feb 22 2017 (22:18)   PMO to Indian Railways: Speed up doubling of tracks, electrification

shaktinewdelhi   19 news posts
Entry# 2177377   News Entry# 294535         Tags   Past Edits
PMO to Indian Railways: Speed up doubling of tracks, electrification
Taking note of the slow execution of infrastructure projects, the Prime Minister's Office has asked the Railways to speed up the electrification work and laying of new tracks.
By: PTI | New Delhi | Published: February 22, 2017 9:41 PM
Taking note of the slow execution of infrastructure projects, the Prime Minister’s Office has
asked the Railways to speed up the electrification work and laying of new tracks. In a letter to Chairman Railway Board A K Mital, Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Nripendra Misra said “You are aware of the focus of the government towards the development and modernisation of facilities in railways”. Electrification and doubling, including laying of the new tracks, are crucial for the expansion of rail network. Doubling is laying of another set of rail tracks along the existing route which enables its decongestion. However, PMO has observed that the project execution in electrification and doubling were below the target by the end of the year 2016.
“While reviewing the progress up to 2016, against the target of 1500 km of doubling, only 531 km has been achieved. In electrification, against the target of 2000 route km, only 1,210 km has been achieved by the railways,” Misra has stated in the letter written on January 31.

Feb 24 2017 (22:50)
Mazi IRI   744 blog posts
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target should be achieved ....

Feb 24 2017 (23:56)
Foamer~   1930 blog posts
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Woke up after almost 3 years.

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Feb 01 2017 (22:39)   Union budget falls short of expectations on many counts: Naveen Patnaik

shaktinewdelhi   19 news posts
Entry# 2148840   News Entry# 292851         Tags   Past Edits
Union budget falls short of expectations on many counts: Naveen Patnaik
Sujit Kumar Bisoyi | TNN | Feb 1, 2017, 08.21 PM IST
File photo of Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik
File photo of Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik
In his reaction on annual Union budget 2017-18 presented by finance minister Arun Jaitley, Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday said it fell short of expectations on many counts.
"Not much has been done to address the adverse impact of demonetization. Specific concerns of Odisha specially relating to development of Koraput-Balangir-Kalahandi region, opening of bank branches in unbanked gram panchayats and developmental aspirations of ST/SC community have not been addressed," Naveen said.
The chief minister, however, welcomed the Centre's decision to commemorate the bi-centenary of the Paika Bidroha, an armed rebellion against the British East India Company's rule in Odisha in 1817.
Welcoming the Centre's effort in bringing transparency in political funds, Naveen said the initiative would be taken forward and comprehensive reforms are made in this regard after due deliberations. "We will be fully supportive of every initiative taken to bring transparency in public life," he added.
On Centre's decision over nation-wide implementation of the maternity benefit programme, which is a replica of state government's Mamata scheme, the chief minister said it is indicative of the success of state's model scheme.
Naveen, though, appreciated some of the measures taken for the farm sector especially in dairy processing and infrastructure development fund under NABARD, Naveen said the interest rate on agricultural credit should be reduced to one per cent as done by the state government.
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He, however, expressed displeasure for not giving adequate focus for creation of job for the youth, one of the areas of serious concern.
The chief minister said allocation of funds for schemes relating to rural roads, rural drinking water, education, mid-day-meal programme and urban development is almost stagnant.
"Special central assistance and Article 275 grant for the tribal areas are showing a growth of only 6.3 per cent and 2.6 per cent respectively. Moreover, there is no growth at all in the allocation for special central assistance for welfare of SC as well as social security pensions under the National Social Assistance Programme," he added.
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Crybabies all over( as expected) no matter what the reason and temper tantrums.
Mahender Goriganti
The Centre has allocated 9 per cent more funds than the previous year for development of railway projects in Odisha. "What is of real concern is that budgetary allocations of the railways are not being spent fully. In 2016-17, only 39 per cent of the allocation has been spent till December," Naveen added.
Justifying a higher allocation in railway sector for Odisha, Naveen said the state makes a major contribution to railway earning.

Feb 02 2017 (12:30)
For Better Managed Indian Railways~   1933 blog posts
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Orissa CM has very rightly pointed out that the amounts specified as planned outlays (in pink book) are not actually being released during the course of the year and here many RMs play mischief of misleading the parliament and nation.
There has to be strict mechanism to monitor that the funds go to the allotted projects and not elsewhere.
the same time, there has to be clear cut guidelines to properly use the aliotted fund in some other project, in case the progress of a project is struck for reasons beyond the control of IR, like pending environmental clearance, court cases or land acquisition problems etc.
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Feb 06 2016 (17:25)  

shaktinewdelhi   10 blog posts
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Plz change HIMGIR Railway Station of SECR address as District- Sundergarh, Odisha.
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