Bhubaneswar (SunstarTV Bureau): In the Union Budget 2021-22 financial years, the Odisha government has been collected of Rs 5,528 crore for different railway projects. However, the previous year Odisha was collected of Rs 4,373 crore.
According to the Pink Book release on Wednesday, for the development in the railway infrastructure of northeastern states, the Union Budget has allocated a sum of Rs 6,913 crore for projects covering over 2,000 km in the region.
Meanwhile West Bengal has been allocated Rs 6,636 crore where ongoing projects include 53 new lines, gauge conversion, doubling projects costing Rs 48,275 crore for 4,463 km and Kerala has been allocated of Rs 871 crore for ongoing projects which include nine new lines, doubling projects costing Rs 8,799 crore for 458 km.
Among the states, Andhra Pradesh got Rs 5,812 crore, Chhattisgarh Rs 3,650 crore, Bihar Rs 5,150 crore, Gujarat Rs 4,418 crore, Haryana Rs 1,201 crore, Himachal Pradesh Rs 770 crore, Jharkhand Rs 4,079 crore, Karnataka Rs 3,897 crore, Punjab Rs 2,262 crore, Odisha Rs 5,528 crore, Rajasthan Rs 4,986 crore and Delhi Rs 310 crore.
The Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has been given Rs 4,294 crore for ongoing projects which include three new lines, doubling projects costing Rs 28,480 covering 481 km.