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SOUTH CENTRAL RAILWAY
PRESS RELEASE
PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICE, SECUNDERABAD - 500 071
No.834/2023-2406-02-2024
Secunderabad
SCR Gets Its Highest Ever Budget Allocation Of Rs. 14,232.84 Crores For The Year 2024-25


ØSCR has been allotted its highest ever budget when compared with Rs. 13,786.19 Crore during the year 2023-24.

-Shri Arun Kumar Jain, General Manager, SCR briefs media o­n Budget Highlights

Shri Arun Kumar Jain,General Manager, South Central Railway held a Press Meet today i.e., 02nd February, 2024 at Rail Nilayam, Secunderabad to highlight the Budgetary allocations of South Central Railway for 2024-2025. The Union Budget 2024-25, which includes the Railways, was presented o­n the floor of the Parliament o­n 01st February, 2023. The Pink book, a compendium containing all the details about the infrastructure works, demands for grants and comprehensive details of budgetary allocations for carrying out various works in Railways, the details of which are as below:-

Brief highlights about Railway Budget o­n Indian Railways perspective.

ØThis year, Indian Railways has been allotted its highest ever budget outlay of Rs. 2,52,000 crores.

ØThree major economic railway corridor programs have been planned for implementation. These include:

a.Energy, Mineral and Cement Corridors,

 

b.Port Connectivity Corridors, and

 

c.High Traffic Density Corridors.

The projects have been identified under the PM Gati Shakti for enabling multi-modal connectivity. They will improve logistics efficiency and reduce cost.

ØThe resultant decongestion of the high-traffic corridors will also help in improving operations of passenger trains, resulting in safety and higher travel speed for passengers. Together with dedicated freight corridors, these three economic corridor programmes will accelerate our GDP growth and reduce logistic costs.

ØForty thousand normal rail bogies will be converted to the Vande Bharat standards to enhance safety, convenience and comfort of the rail passengers.

South Central Railway Highlights

South Central Railway has got a substantial budgetary allocation for the year 2024-25.

ØSCR has been allotted its highest ever budget allocation of Rs. 14,232.84 Crores for the year 2024-25, compared to Rs. 13,786.19 Crore for the year 2023-24.

ØCompared to last year’s Pink Book, Two New Doubling Projects and Bypass Lines for different stations have been sanctioned the details of which are –

oDoubling Project between Bhadrachalam Road - Dornakal for a distance of 54.65 Kms with an estimated cost of Rs 770.12 Crore.

oDoubling Project between Aurangabad - Ankai for a distance of 98.25 Kms with an estimated cost of Rs 960.64 Crore.

oBypass line has been sanctioned at Latur Road with an estimated cost of Rs 46.95 Crores.

Budget Allocations in terms of Major Heads Allocation, the details are as follows:

·For New line projects, an allocation of Rs 1,184.14 Crore has been made, compared to Rs 819.5 Crore in the last year, i.e., an increase of 44%.

·For Doubling, Third Line and Bypass line works, a Capital Outlay of Rs 2,905.91 Crore has been allotted.

·For completion of remaining non-electrified sections over SCR, a budgetary grant of Rs. 224.59 Crore has been allotted.

·For customer amenities, the budgetary grant of Rs 790 Crore has been allotted.

·For Signal & Telecommunication works, a budgetary grant of Rs 302.68 Crore has been allotted, compared to Rs 174.02 Crore in the last year i.e., an increase of 74%.

The budget allocations for some of the important Safety related works include –

ØRs 891.4 Crores towards Road Safety Works (Level Crossings, Bridges and ROB/RUB). This is 22% more than Rs 730.63 crores allocated during the previous year.

ØRs 1,530 Crores for Track Renewal works, which is 12% more than the budgetary allocation of Rs 1,360 crores made during the previous year.

ØAn amount of Rs. 41.94 Crores has been allocated for implementation of Kavach.

ØRs. 450 Crore has been allotted for Nadikudi–Srikalahasti new line project. The project was sanctioned in the year 2011-12 for a distance of 309 Kms with a sanctioned cost of Rs.2, 289 Crore. 50% of the project cost is to be borne by the Govt. of AP, while giving land free of cost. The section between New Piduguralla to Savalyapuram for a distance of 46 kms is completed and commissioned along with electrification. Works are in progress in remaining sections.

 

ØRs. 350 Crore has been allotted for Manoharabad–Kothapalli new line project. The project was sanctioned in the year 2006-07 for a distance of 151 Kms with a sanctioned cost of Rs. 1,160 Crore. This is a cost sharing project with Govt. of Telangana. Accordingly, 1/3rd cost will be shared by Govt of Telangana and land will be given by them at free of cost. The section between Manoharabad – Siddipet for a distance of 76 kms is completed and commissioned. Balance works are in fast progress.


ØRs. 300 Crore has been allotted for Kotipalli – Narsapur new line project. The project was sanctioned in the year 2000-01 for a distance of 57 Kms with a sanctioned cost of Rs. 2,120 Crore. 25% of the project cost is to be shared by the Govt of AP. The new line works in this section involves construction of important major bridges o­n Gowthami, Vynatheya and Vashista rivers, which are in progress.

 

The allocations for some of the important Doubling / Third Line as well By-Pass line projects:

ØRs. 500 Crore has been allotted for Vijayawada – Gudur 3rd line project. The 3rd Line project was sanctioned in the year 2015-16 for a distance of 288 kms with a sanctioned cost of Rs. 3549 Crore. Execution of works has been commenced in three phases between Gudur- Bitragunta, Karavadi - Bitragunta and Krishna Canal - Karavadi simultaneously. The section between Gudur - Singarayakonda for 127 Kms and Bapatla - Karavadi for 61 Kms (totalling to188 Kms) has been completed. Balance works are in fast progress.

 

ØRs. 310 Crore has been allotted for Kazipet – Vijayawada 3rd line project. The 3rdLine project was sanctioned in the year 2012-13 for a distance of 220 kms with a sanctioned cost of Rs. 1,953 Crore. The section between Vijayawada - Errupalem for a distance of 33 Kms & Warangal - Nekkonda for a distance of 32 Kms is completed. The works in the remaining sections are progressing well.

 

ØRs. 300 Crore has been allotted for Kazipet – Balharshah 3rd line project (excluding Raghavapuram – Mandamarri). The 3rdLine project sanctioned in the year 2015-16 for a distance of 201 kms with a sanctioned cost of Rs. 2,063 Crore. Out of this, 71 kms of tripling and electrification works between Hasanparthi – Raghavapuram and 61 Kms between Sirpur Kaghaznagar – Manikgarh have been completed. The works in the remaining sections are progressing in fast pace.

 

ØRs. 283.50 Crore has been allotted for Guntur – Guntakal doubling project. The doubling project was sanctioned in the year 2016-17 for a distance of 404 kms with a sanctioned cost of Rs. 3,631 Crore. Out of this, doubling and electrification works between Nallapadu – Giddalur (203 Kms) & Betamcherla - Guntakal (104 Kms) totalling to 307 kms have been completed, while the works in the balance stretch Giddalur - Betamcherla are progressing well.

 

ØRs. 220 Crore has been allotted for Akola-Dhone Doubling project via Mudkhed and Secunderabad (Excl Purna – Mudkhed and Bolarum - Mahabubnagar): The project was sanctioned in 2019-20 for a distance of 612 Kms with a sanctioned cost of Rs. 6,260 Crore. The detailed estimate is prepared for execution of the project between Mudkhed – Dhone by excluding the already completed section between Bolarum - Mahbubnagar as per the instructions of Railway Board.

 

ØRs 214 Crore has been for Aurangabad – Ankai Doubling Project. The project is sanctioned in the current budget for a distance of 98.25 Kms with a sanctioned cost of Rs 960.64 Crore.

 

ØRs. 200 crores has been allotted for Guntur – Bibinagar Doubling project. The project was sanctioned in 2023-24 for a distance of 248 Kms with a sanctioned cost of Rs. 2,480 Crore.

 

ØRs 150 Crore has been for Gooty – Pendekallu Doubling Project. - The project has been sanctioned in 2023-24 for a distance of 29.22 Kms at a sanctioned cost of Rs 351.83 Crores.

 

ØRs 100 crore has been for Parbhani – Parli Vaijnath Doubling Project- The project has been sanctioned in 2023-24 for a distance of 64.71 Kms with a sanctioned cost of Rs 769.93 Crores.

 

ØRs 100 Crore has been for Bhadrachalam Road – Dornakal Doubling Project. This project has been sanctioned in the year 2023-24 for a distance of 54.65 Kms with a sanctioned cost of Rs 770.12 Crore.

 

ØRs. 50 Crore has been allotted for MMTS Phase II project. The project was sanctioned in the year 2012-13 with the sanctioned cost Rs. 817 Crore. The Sections completed till date are - Malkajgiri – Bolarum Double Line Electrification for 14 Kms, Telapur – Ramachandrapuram for 6 Kms, Medchal-Bolarum doubling for 14 Kms, Moula Ali – Ghatkesar Quadrupling for 12.2 Kms, Falaknuma-Umdanagar Doubling for 13.5 Kms. Currently, works are underway in the remaining section i.e., Sanath Nagar to Moula Ali Doubling with Electrification.

 

ØRs. 10 Crore has been allotted for MMTS Phase II extension project upto Yadadri The project was sanctioned in the year 2016-17 with the sanctioned cost Rs. 330 Crore for a distance of 33 Kms. The estimated cost has been subsequently revised to Rs 430 Crores.

 

ØFor Bypass lines:

§Rs. 209.8 Crore has beenallotted for construction of By-Pass lines at Vijayawada (19.5 Kms), Kazipet (10.65 Kms), Renigunta (9.6 Kms) and Wadi (7.6 Kms) covering Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka States. Works are in fast progress.

§In addition, Rs. 172.27 Crore has been allotted for construction of By-Pass lines at Parli Vaijnath (1.9 Km), Vikarabad (2.8 Kms), Vishnupuram (4.9 Km), Latur, Mudkhed, Purna and Ankai covering Telangana and Maharashtra States. These Bypass lines are sanctioned in the current budget.

 

Under Mission Electrification, towards 100% electrification of the existing BG lines, theallocation for the current year is Rs 224.59 Crore.

Details of allocations for other important Projects across the Zone are -

ØAn amount of Rs.425 Cr has been sanctioned for Major upgradation of stations and soft Upgradation of Works across SCR under Station Development Works.

ØRs. 407 crs has been sanctioned for construction of ROB/RUB o­n Golden Quadrilateral routes.

ØRs. 197 crs has been allotted for provision of FOBs and High Level Platforms at Stations

ØAn amount of Rs.172 crs have been sanctioned for Traffic Facility Works.

ØAn amount of Rs.150 crs has been allotted for Railway Manufacturing Unit at Kazipet.

ØRs. 115.54 Crore allotted for Midlife Rehabilitation factory at Kurnool.

ØRs 93.75 Crore for Solar Power Works Rs.46 Crore allotted for development of Satellite terminal at Cherlapalli Station.

ØRs 50 Crore for Guntur Yard multi tracking and connectivity

ØRs 30 Crore for maintenance works of third Godavari Bridge at Rajahmundry

ØRs 10 Crore for Development of Maintenance facilities for Vande Bharat Trains

As can be seen from the above discussion, substantial budget allocations have been made for theexecution of the o­ngoing projects o­n South Central Railways. In terms of State-wise allocation:

ØTotal Budget allocation for Infrastructure projects & safety works, falling fully / partly in State of Telangana for 2024-25 is Rs 5, 071Crores, as against Rs 4,418 crore in 2023-24. This is more than 14.7% higher than the allocation done in last year. The current year’s budget allocation for the state is nearly 20 times the allocation made in the year 2014-15 (i.e., Rs. 258 crores).

ØTotal Budget allocation for Infrastructure projects & safety works, falling fully / partly in State of Andhra Pradesh for 2024-25 is Rs 9,138 Crores as against Rs 8,406 crore in 2023-24. This is 8.7 % more than the budget allocation made last year. The Budget allocations to Andhra Pradesh have been witnessing sustained increase, with current year’s allocation being almost ten times the average allocation done during 2009-14.





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