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Press Release No. 37308-02-2021
Hubballi
Press Release No. 373, DEVELOPMENT GETS BOOST WITH RECORD BUDGET GRANT

दक्षिण पश्चिम रेलवे/ SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY

        प्रेस विज्ञप्ति/ Press Release No. 373  Dt: 04.02.2021                     

DEVELOPMENT GETS BOOST WITH RECORD BUDGET GRANT

Brief o­n BUDGET 2021-22

(Ref: South Western Railway Pink Book)

§SWR set to complete 2 key existing projects Yalahanka - Penukonda & Arsikere - Tumkur by Mar. 2022

§Substantial Increase in allocations to doubling (178 %) road safety works –Level crossings (67% ) passenger amenities (25% ) compared to Last Year.

§SWR to spend record Rs.3,245 Cr.* in ensuing financial year o­n capital expenditure.

* includes EBR (IF) -Rs.881 Cr and EBR(IRFC)-Rs.137 Cr.

§Total grant to SWR increased by Rs.536 Cr. i.e 20 % over last year.

§Highest ever Budget grant of Rs. 4468 Cr.  which higher than that of last year by  12 % ( with Rs.1,223 Cr. expected as deposit from Govt of Karnataka towards New lines and ROB/RUB)

§In a paradigm shift, Railways will be focusing on  completion of priority projects quickly

§Budget 2021 is Part of National Rail Plan and making Railways Future ready

1.Budgetary Grant (BG) under major plan heads

Plan Head

BG 2020-21

(in Rs. Cr.)

BG 2021-22

(in Rs. Cr.)

%

increase

15.

Doubling

85

{1040 including EBR (IF) & EBR (IRFC) }

236

{1254 including EBR (IF) & EBR (IRFC) }

178%

29.

Road Safety Works -Level Crossings

21

35

67%

30.

Safety   Road Over/Under Bridges

158

174

10%

31.

Track Renewals

410

480

17%

32.

Bridge works

20

30

50%

33.

Signal and Telecommunication  Works

23

69

200%

36.

Other Electrical Works

5

17

240%

41.

Machinery &Plant

24

32

33%

53.

Passenger Amenities

122

153

25%

Total Budget Grant

1754

2227

27%

EBR-IF

795

881

11%

2.Budget Grant for the year 2021-22 for important o­ngoing works:

Plan Head

Section

Proposed outlay 

2021-22 *

(In Rs. Cr)

New Line

Rayadurg - Tumkur via Kalyandurg (213 Km)

250

Bagalkot-Kudachi (142 Km)

25

Tumkur-Chitradurg-Davangere (199 Km)

100

Gadag - Wadi(252 Km)

100

Shivamogga-Shikaripura-Ranebennur (103 Km)

100

Belagavi-Dharwad via Kittur (73Km)

50

Doubling

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hospet-Hubballi-Londa-Tinaighat-Vasco-da-Gama

365

Hotgi-Kudgi-Gadag

165

Yalahanka-Penukonda

160

Hubli - Chikjajur

336

Arsikere - Tumkur

47

Yesvantpur – Channasandra

71

Penukonda-Dharmavaram

10

Baiyyappanahalli-Hosur

80

Quadrupling

Bengaluru -Whitefield

78

Development of coaching depot at Koteganguru

12

Traffic Facilities

Bangalore Division - 3rd coaching terminal at Baiyyappannahalli

31

Naganahalli - Development of satellite terminal

20

3.Important New Works Sanctioned are as under:

                                                                             (In Rs. Cr)

Pink Book item No.

TRACK RENEWALS

Sanctioned Cost

365

South Western Railway – Primary Track Renewal namely TRR & TSR (Umbrella Work 2021-22)

99.66

366

South Western Railway – Complete Track Renewal (Primary) (Umbrella Work 2021-22)

63.63

367

South Western Railway – Through Fastening renewal , Through Ballast renewal, Through Formation Treatment, ISD, TBTR and Through Weld Renewal etc. (Umbrella Work 2021-22)

173.45

368

South Western Railway – Through Turnout Renewal, Renewal of SEJs, Glued Joints etc. (Umbrella Work 2021-22)

59.43

369

South Western Railway – Secondary Track Renewal namely CTR, TRR & TSR (Umbrella Work 2021-22)

69.80

BRIDGE WORKS

393

South Western Railway - Repl of girders / slabs, rehabilitation / strengthening of sub-structure & super structure, rebuilding of bridges, bridge protection works, instrumentation & monitoring of bridges, addl waterway and protection work at vulnerable cutting locations (Umbrella Work 2021-22)

100

OTHER WORKS

424

Repl / maintenance works of general services over Indian Railways (Umbrella Work 2021-22)over IR

30

Acquisition of  – CNC surface wheel lathe  at Bengaluru, SGT

83.9

4.Budget Grant for the year 2021-22 for important o­ngoing Electrification works is as under:

Section

BG * ( In Rs. Cr)

Hospet-Hubli-Vasco da Gama (346 km)

85

Miraj - Londa(189 km)

80.14

Birur – Talguppa (161 km)

43.89

Bengaluru – Omalur via Hosur (196 km)

20

Hospet – Swamihalli (59 km)

14.72

Mysuru-Hassan-Mangalore (347 km)

Incl. Arsikere - Hassan

112.32

Mysuru – Chamarajanagar (61 km)

17.83

Chikbanavar- Hassan (166 km)

50.06

Kadur – Chikmagaluru (46 km)

5.89

Chikjajuru – Ballari (184 km)

30

Bangarapet – Yelahanka (149)

32.33

HIGHLIGHTS:

§SWR received total budget grant of Rs. 3,245 Cr. from Ministry of Railways  (including  EBR (IF),EBR(IRFC) etc. ),which is highest ever grant , after formation of zone in 2003

§Bengaluru Suburban :

oUnder pink book of Northern Railway, budget grant of Rs.800 Cr. has been set aside for “Equity infusion into joint ventures (with state governments)”. Presently two JVs are executing major projects - o­ne in Haryana of project cost of Rs. 5000 Cr. plus and o­ne in Karnataka of Rs. .18000 Cr.+ The project in Karnataka is   Bengaluru Suburban being executed by KRIDE, a joint venture of Ministry of Railways and State Government of Karnataka. For this project which minimum   of Rs 300 Cr will be allotted by Ministry of Railways. Equivalent Amount from Government of Karnataka is also expected apart from loans from market.

oAs emphasized by Hon'ble MR in last review meeting of Bengaluru  Suburban project, this is o­ne of the top most priority projects of Railways , will be given tremendous thrust and  any amount of capital will be pumped into the project as per requirement and pace of work.

§105 Km of doubling completed and 66 Km planned this year. 203 Km doubling targeted in 2021-22

§110 Rkm of electrification completed and 309 Rkm planned this year. 849 Rkm targeted in 2021-22.

§Along with these major Projects, for the convenience of Public, SWR has constructed 6 ROBs and 31 RUBs.  SWR is set to complete 3 more ROB and 10 RUB/Subways this year which will help public.

§Shri Ajay Kumar Singh, GM/SWR opined that this budget is historic, considering the huge investment for creating Railways in accordance with National Rail Plan.  He said that several o­ngoing infrastructure works will get impetus with 20% increased allotment.

                                                                   Chief Public Relations Officer                                                                    South Western Railway, Hubballi





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