The Union Railway Budget for was presented by the Railway Minister, Ms Mamata Banerjee on February 25, Live Rail budget – Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee announces Railway Budget She is expected to revise freight tariff, passenger fares and. New Delhi: For the third successive year, the Railway Budget for spared the passengers of any increase in fares and proposed no hike.


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railway budget 2011 12 The Minister also extended the concession for physically- challenged persons and Kirti and Shaurya Chakra awardees to travel in Rajdhani and Shatabdi trains, besides extending facility of card passes to parents of unmarried posthumous Paramvir Chakra and Ashok Chakra gallantry award winners.

She also proposed to induct 16, ex-servicemen in the Railways by March. Railway budget 2011 12 budget proposes the highest-ever plan outlay of Rs 57, crore for The gross budgetary support has been projected at Rs 20, crore, diesel cess Rs 1, crore, internal resources Rs 14, crore and market borrowing at Rs 20, crore.

The budget estimates for projects a freight loading of million tonne and a passenger growth of 6.


Gross traffic receipts has been estimated at Rs 1,06, crore, exceeding the Rs 1 trillion mark for the first time, despite pressure on finances railway budget 2011 12 account of Pay Commission payout.

Anti-collision devices to be commissioned in three railway zones including South and South Central soon.

Railway Budget 2011-12 Analysis

States showing good performance in rail movement to be provided with two new trains and two new projects, says Banerjee. Railways to set up railway budget 2011 12 stations by March Budget for railways pegged at Rs 57, cr.

Railway network to be extended by kilometres. Railways to spend over Rs 13, cr on rolling stock. All unmanned level crossing up to to be eliminated.

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Railways have received 85 proposals under PPP model. Track-making industry to be set up in Uluberia in West Bengal.

Rail industrial park in Nandigram.

Railways to raise Rs 11, cr through railway budget 2011 12 bonds. The Railway Budget appeared to be targeted more towards consolidation rather than venturing into newer territories though Banerjee did announce a couple of new ideas which the Railway Ministry intends railway budget 2011 12 experiment with.

The electrical energy requirement of railways is growing rapidly with the expansion of the rail infrastructure and traffic. The Minister informed that MW at Nabinagar is at an advance stage of construction.

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Also it was informed that thermal power plant of MW capacity at Adra is railway budget 2011 12 the process of being setting up.

Depending upon the fuel being made available at economic cost, it was proposed to set up a MW gas-based power plant at Thakurli in Maharashtra.

The Railway budget proposed to provide for small shelter through Sukhi Griha Scheme which would be taken up on pilot basis to provide 10, dwelling units at Mumbai, Sealdah, Siliguri, Tiruchirapalli and other places. The budget proposed to create a fund to implement the socially desirable projects during the 12th Plan.

Under the non-lapsable railway budget 2011 12 named Pradhan Mantri Rail Vikas Yojana the pending socially desirable lines would be completed and other similar new line projects would also be taken up.

Railway Budget 2011-12: The highlights

A non-lapsable Fund for railway projects in the northeast region was created to boost the progress of projects in the region. The budget announced Introduction of a pan-India, multi-purpose Go-India smart card on a pilot basis.


This will be one single window package for the passenger to pay for tickets for long distance, suburban, metro etc.

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