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Dec 10 2016 (08:16)  Electrification of Railway Tracks (
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Indian Railways have prepared an Action Plan to electrify 24400 route kilometers in five years (2016-17 to 2020-21). Presently Central Organization for Railway Electrification (CORE), Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) and Zonal Railways are executing electrification works. To increase the pace of electrification, following three Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) have been assigned the work of electrification:-
Indian Railway Construction Company (IRCON)
under Ministry of Railways

Rail India Technical and Economic Services (RITES)
Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL)
PSU under Ministry of Power

(b): Indian Railways have planned to source about 1000 Mega Watt (MW) Solar Power and about 200 MW of wind mill power plants by 2020 to reduce its carbon footprints.
This Press Release is based on the information given by the Minister of State for Railways Shri Rajen Gohain in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha on 09.12.2016 (Friday).



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