Modernisation of Railway Stations – Adarsh Station Scheme
Modernisation/upgradation of Railway stations is a continuous and on-going process. At present, modernisation/upgradation of stations is undertaken under ‘Adarsh Station Scheme’. Selection of Railway stations under Adarsh Station Scheme is based on the identified need for upgradation of amenities at the station. No separate fund is allocated for development of stations identified under ‘Adarsh Station Scheme’. The expenditure on works of development of Railway stations is generally funded under Plan Head – ‘Passenger Amenities’.
State-wise number of stations identified to be developed under this scheme is as under:-
|State||No. of Stations||State||No. of Stations|
|Andhra Pradesh||46||Madhya Pradesh||44|
|Himachal Pradesh||02||Tamil Nadu||50|
|Jammu & Kashmir||05||Tripura||01|
At present, 1253 stations have been identified under this scheme.
This information was given by the Minister of State of Railways, Shri Rajen Gohain in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.
Source : PIB