Tag Archives: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Eastern Railway becoming 100% electrified : Indian Railways will Complete Electrification By Dec 2023

With Eastern Railway becoming 100% electrified, Indian Railways eyes complete electrification by Dec 2023.  An amount of Rs 19811.7 crores have been invested by Indian Railways o­n infrastructural works as well as Rs 710.3 crores o­n passenger amenities in the Eastern Railway zone during 2014-2020. Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways is moving towards the goal of complete electrification by… Read More »

Budget 2021: ₹1.1 lakh crore for Indian Railways, FM announces mega rail plan

In a move to revive the Indian Railways, one of India’s vital sectors, that faced massive financial losses amid the coronavirus pandemic Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman made huge announcements for the sector with big focus on the ‘green railways’ project and railway safety fund. Sitharaman also allocated Rs 63,000 crore for the Chennai Metro and… Read More »