Friday, 7 July 2017

Ministry of Railways sanctioned New BG line between Jeypore & Navarangpur in Odisha



As per the announcement of Budget 2016-17, Ministry of Railways sanctioned New BG line between Jeypore & Navarangpur in Odisha. The length of the new BG line is 38 Kms. The cost of the project is 747.91 Crores. The project will be completed in 3 years. The project shall be implemented on Cost-sharing basis (50% by Ministry of Railways under GBS and 50% by State Govt. of Odisha)






The Project is important for connecting Navarangpur District of Western Odisha, with Jeypore, an existing Station on Kottavalasa- Kirandul line. This line will provide connectivity to important towns viz. Koraput, Jeypore, Jagdalpur, Dantewada. Further, the line is useful for connecting Navarangpur to Junagarh/Kalahandi District and result in short lead to many other places of Odisha, Chhattisgarh & Andhra Pradesh.


Further, State Govt. of Odisha will be bearing entire cost of land and 50% of the construction cost of the project.






The salient features of new BG line is as under:








Construction of New Broad Gauge Railway Line between Jeypore & Navarangpur (38 Km)







Name of the Project


New B.G. Railway Line between Jeypore & Navarangpur.







Length


38 Km







Cost


Rs 747.91 Crores.







Completion Cost


Rs 791.47 crore







Completion Period


3 years







Mode of funding


Cost-sharing basis (50% by Ministry of Railways under GBS and 50% by State Govt. of Odisha)







States/Districts served


Odisha / Koraput and Navarangpur







Background


The Project is important for connecting Navarangpur District of Western Odisha, with Jeypore, an existing Station on Kottavalasa- Kirandul line. This line will provide connectivity to important towns viz. Koraput, Jeypore, Jagdalpur, Dantewada. Further, the line is useful for connecting Navarangpur to Junagarh/Kalahanidi District and result in short lead to many other places of Odisha, Chhattisgarh & Andhra Pradesh.






Further, State Govt. of Odisha will be bearing entire cost of land and 50% of the construction cost of the project.







Outcome


Once implemented, this important rail line will connect Navarangpur District of Western Odisha, not connected with railway line, with Jeypore, the existing station on Kottavalasa- Kirandul line, thus connecting other important towns viz. Koraput, Jeypore, Jagdalpur, Dantewada. This line will also connect Navarangpur with Junagarh/Kalahandi District and result in short lead to many other places of Odisha, Chhattisgarh & Andhra Pradesh. Besides freight traffic viz. Maize, Rice, fertilizer, cement, wheat, POL etc. is expected from various villages en-route.



As per the announcement of Budget 2016-17, Ministry of Railways sanctioned New BG line between Jeypore & Navarangpur in Odisha. The length of the new BG line is 38 Kms. The cost of the project is 747.91 Crores. The project will be completed in 3 years. The project shall be implemented on Cost-sharing basis (50% by Ministry of Railways under GBS and 50% by State Govt. of Odisha)






The Project is important for connecting Navarangpur District of Western Odisha, with Jeypore, an existing Station on Kottavalasa- Kirandul line. This line will provide connectivity to important towns viz. Koraput, Jeypore, Jagdalpur, Dantewada. Further, the line is useful for connecting Navarangpur to Junagarh/Kalahandi District and result in short lead to many other places of Odisha, Chhattisgarh & Andhra Pradesh.


Further, State Govt. of Odisha will be bearing entire cost of land and 50% of the construction cost of the project.






The salient features of new BG line is as under:








Construction of New Broad Gauge Railway Line between Jeypore & Navarangpur (38 Km)







Name of the Project


New B.G. Railway Line between Jeypore & Navarangpur.







Length


38 Km







Cost


Rs 747.91 Crores.







Completion Cost


Rs 791.47 crore







Completion Period


3 years







Mode of funding


Cost-sharing basis (50% by Ministry of Railways under GBS and 50% by State Govt. of Odisha)







States/Districts served


Odisha / Koraput and Navarangpur







Background


The Project is important for connecting Navarangpur District of Western Odisha, with Jeypore, an existing Station on Kottavalasa- Kirandul line. This line will provide connectivity to important towns viz. Koraput, Jeypore, Jagdalpur, Dantewada. Further, the line is useful for connecting Navarangpur to Junagarh/Kalahanidi District and result in short lead to many other places of Odisha, Chhattisgarh & Andhra Pradesh.






Further, State Govt. of Odisha will be bearing entire cost of land and 50% of the construction cost of the project.







Outcome


Once implemented, this important rail line will connect Navarangpur District of Western Odisha, not connected with railway line, with Jeypore, the existing station on Kottavalasa- Kirandul line, thus connecting other important towns viz. Koraput, Jeypore, Jagdalpur, Dantewada. This line will also connect Navarangpur with Junagarh/Kalahandi District and result in short lead to many other places of Odisha, Chhattisgarh & Andhra Pradesh. Besides freight traffic viz. Maize, Rice, fertilizer, cement, wheat, POL etc. is expected from various villages en-route.

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