Bhubaneswar: Odisha has been allotted Rs 5,528 crore for various railway initiatives within the Union finances for the 2021-22 monetary yr.
Within the earlier monetary yr Odisha was allotted Rs 4,373 crore. The Naveen Patnaik authorities had requested for round Rs 7,200 crore to expedite the railways initiatives, each new and previous, within the State.
With the deal with creating the railway infrastructure within the northeastern states, the Union Funds has allotted a sum of Rs 6,913 crore for initiatives masking over 2,000 km within the area, in response to the Pink Ebook launched on Wednesday.
West Bengal which works to the polls this yr has been allotted Rs 6,636 crore the place ongoing initiatives embody 53 new strains, gauge conversion, doubling initiatives costing Rs 48,275 crore for 4,463 km.
Kerala which can be scheduled for election this yr has been allotted funds to the tune of Rs 871 crore for ongoing initiatives which embody 9 new strains, doubling initiatives costing Rs 8,799 crore for 458 km.
The poll-bound state of Tamil Nadu has been allotted Rs 2,972 crore — ongoing initiatives embody 27 new strains, gauge conversion, doubling initiatives costing Rs 30,961 crore for 3,128 km.
Among the many states, Uttar Pradesh has been allotted the best quantity of Rs 12,696 crore for ongoing initiatives which embody 83 new strains, gauge conversion, and doubling initiatives which will likely be accomplished at a value of Rs 96,697 core and masking a distance of seven,143 km.
Within the northeast states, ongoing initiatives embody 19 new strains, doubling initiatives, masking 2,008 km. The very best allocation among the many states after Uttar Pradesh are for Madhya Pradesh (Rs 7,700 crore) adopted by Maharashtra (Rs 7,107 crore).
Andhra Pradesh received Rs 5,812 crore, Chhattisgarh Rs 3,650 crore, Bihar Rs 5,150 crore, Gujarat Rs 4,418 crore, Haryana Rs 1,201 crore, Himachal Pradesh Rs 770 crore, Jharkhand Rs 4,079 crore, Karnataka Rs 3,897 crore, Punjab Rs 2,262 crore, Odisha Rs 5,528 crore, Rajasthan Rs 4,986 crore and Delhi Rs 310 crore.
The Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has been given Rs 4,294 crore for ongoing initiatives which embody three new strains, doubling initiatives costing Rs 28,480 masking 481 km.