दक्षिण पश्चिम रेलवे/ SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY प्रेस विज्ञप्ति/ Press Release No. 22 Dt: 08.04.2021
Indian Railways achieves highest ever scrap sale in Financial Year 2020-21
Indian Railways earned total Rs. 4573 Cr during 2020-21 through scrap sale
This is 5.5% higher compare to Rs 4333 Cr during 2019 - 20
Indian Railways makes all out efforts to optimally utilize resources by mobilizing scrap materials and sale through e-auction
Indian Railways has achieved highest ever scrap sale in Financial Year 2020-21. Through this sale, Indian Railways earned total Rs 4573 Cr. during 2020-21 compare to Rs 4333 Cr. during 2019-20 which is 5.5% higher. This is the previous best was Rs 4409 Cr. in 2009-10. Indian Railways makes all out efforts to optimally utilise resources by mobilising scrap materials and sale through e-auction.
Generation and sales of unserviceable/scrap railway material is an ongoing process and is monitored at highest level in Zonal Railways and in Railway Board. Railway administration makes all out efforts to mobilise scrap materials and sale through e-auction. In construction projects, scrap is normally generated in Gauge Conversion projects. Released Permanent Way items being offered for scrap are not reusable on track. These are disposed off in accordance with the Codal provisions of Railways.
Chief Public Relations Officer South Western Railway, Hubballi