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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Railways 

RAJYA SABHA
STARRED QUESTION NO. 373
ANSWERED ON MARCH 22, 2013 

QUESTION
Railway Projects in North Eastern States 

*373. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR: 

Will the Minister of RAILWAYS be pleased to state: 

(a)   the details of railway projects under implementation in North-Eastern States, along with their estimated costs; 

(b)   whether it is a fact that most of these railway projects are running behind schedule; and 

(c)    if so, the reasons for this delay and by when they are likely to be completed? 

ANSWER
MINISTER OF RAILWAYS
(SHRI PAWAN KUMAR BANSAL) 

(a) to (c): A Statement is laid on the Table of the House. 

STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PARTS (a) TO (c) OF STARRED QUESTION NO. 373 BY SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR TO BE ANSWERED IN RAJYA SABHA ON 22.03.2013 REGARDING RAILWAY PROJECTS IN NORTH EASTERN STATES 

(a): The details of railway projects including National Projects in NE Region are as under:-

(Rs.in crore) 

S.No

Name of the Project

Latest anticipated cost

Outlay 2012-13

Expenditure up to March, 2012

Proposed outlay 2013-14

% of financial progress

NEW LINE

1.

Agartala-Sabroom

(National Project)

1141.75

180.00

327.8

140.00

28.7

2..

Teteliya-Byrnihat

(National Project)

385.2

70.00

93.11

50.00

24.17

3.

Bhairabi-Sairang

(National Project)

2398.48

80.00

4.41

77.10

0.18

4.

Bogibeel Bridge with

link lines on North

and South Banks

(National Project)

3230.02

330.00

2380.64

340.00

73.7

5.

Dimapur-Kohima

(Zubza) (National

Project)

850.00

7.00

8.97

1.00

1.05

6.

Dudhnoi-Mendipathar

178.47

20.00

45.64

40.00

25.57

7.

Harmuti-Naharlagun

415.73

50.00

232.34

60.00

55.88

8.

Jiribam-Tupul-Imphal

(National Project)

4444

450.00

681.94

453.90

15.34

9.

New Maynaguri-

Jogighopa

1655.81

225.00

1056.22

140.00

63.78

10.

Sivok-Rangpo

(National Project)

3380.58

38.00

52.63

25.00

1.55

11.

Byrnihat-Shillong

(National Project)

4083.02

30.00

1.5

1.00

0.03

12.

Murkongselek-

Pasighat

165.82

10.00

0.15

1.00

0.09

13.

Agartala-Akhaura

252.00

1.00

0

10.00

0

GAUGE CONVERSION

1.

Katakhal-Bhairabi

223.01

15.00

103.48

15.00

46.40

2.

Lumding-Silchar

including alignment

between Migrendisa-

Ditokcherra and

extension from

Badarpurto

Baraigram (National

Project)

4255.37

400.00

3013.49

375

70.8

3.

New Jalpaiguri-  Siliguri- New

Bongaigaon branch

lines

1308.9

10.00

1023.41

1

78.18

4.

Rangiya- Murkongselek

Along with linked

fingers (National

Project)

1717.29

380.00

1107.75

425.00

64.5

DOUBLING

1.

Lumding-Hojai Patch

Doubling

246.07

1.00

0

2.00

0

(b): No, Sir. Projects are progressing as per availability of resources. 

(c): Does not arise.