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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

Ministry of Railways

RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 888

TO BE ANSWERED ON 24.10.2008

 Pending New Railway Line Projects in Karnataka .

888.

SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR

Will the Minister of RAILWAYS be pleased to state:-

(a)        the number of projects for new railway lines submitted by the Government of Karnataka to his Ministry still pending for consideration; and

(b)        the present status of each project and by when each project is likely to be cleared?

ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS

(DR. R. VELU)

(a) & (b): A statement is attached.

STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PARTS (a) & (b) OF UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 888 BY SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR TO BE ANSWERED IN RAJYA SABHA ON 24.10.2008 REGARDING PENDING NEW RAILWAY LINE PROJECTS IN KARNATAKA. 

(a)    & (b):   Details of the new line projects proposed by the Government of Karnataka in the past and status thereon is as under:-

Sl. No.

Proposal

Status

1.

Extension of rail line from Talguppa to Honavar

Survey taken up

2.

Krishnaraja Nagar – Kushal Nagar new line

Survey taken up

3.

Shahabad-Bagalkot-Kudachi new line

On this alignment area, surveys for Shahabad-Bijapur and Bagalkot-Kudachi new lines already taken up.  Survey for Bagalkot-Kudachi new line completed.

 There is no time frame fixed for clearance of each proposal for which survey has been taken up.