I.A.S (Retd.)
Union Minister of State For Water Resources River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation and Parliamentary Affairs Government Of India New Delhi.

RAILWAYS

Question No - 1897
:
Answered Date : 05.08.2010
Subject : RAILWAY WORKSHOPS

 

Will the Minister of RAILWAYS be pleased to state:-


(a)  whether Railways propose to modernize Departmental   Production Units and railway workshops in the country,State-wise;   

(b)  if so, the details thereof; and   

(c)  the time by which the modernization of these are likely to be started and completed?
ANSWER
  
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS(SHRI K. H. MUNIYAPPA)   

(a)  to (c) A statement is attached. 

  STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PARTS (a) TO (c) OF UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 1897 BY SHRI ARJUN MEGHWAL TO BE ANSWERED IN LOK SABHA ON 05-08-2010 REGARDING RAILWAY WORKSHOPS 

(a) to (c) Yes, Madam. Modernisation of Railway workshops and Production units is a continuous process and is carried out in a need based manner. The details of such units recently taken up for modernisation are as under:

  Workshop State Cost Year of Completion of (Rs in approval the work crores)
Kota Rajasthan 63.70 2007-08 The works are likely to be completed in three years.
Hubli Karnataka 80.98 2007-08
Ponmalai Tamil Nadu 90.27 2007-08
Matunga Maharashtra 39.88 2007-08
Jhansi Uttar Pradesh 77.06 2007-08
Ajmer Rajasthan 72.75 2007-08

(Carriage)
Kanchrapara West Bengal 59.65 2009-10
Lucknow Uttar Pradesh 77.42 2009-10
Perambur Tamil Nadu 43.78 2009-10

(Carriage & Wagon)
Rayanapadu Andhra Pradesh 61.71 2009-10
Kharagpur West Bengal 45.00 2007-08
Izatnagar Uttar Pradesh 68.13 2007-08
Lallaguda Andhra Pradesh 91.54 2007-08
Jamalpur Bihar 82.00 2008-09
Liluah West Bengal 87.00 2008-09
Ajmer(Loco) Rajasthan 58.73 2008-09
Perambur(Loco) Tamil Nadu 59.00 2008-09