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Modernisation of Railway Stations under ‘Adarsh Station Scheme’

Development/modernisation of railway stations is presently taken up under Adarsh Station Scheme. The expenditure on development of stations under Adarsh Station Scheme is generally funded under Plan Head –53 ‘Passenger Amenities’. Station-wise details of funds allocated/spent are not maintained. However, zone-wise allocation of funds (excluding EBR(P))under Plan Head-53 ‘Passenger Amenities’, during the last three years and in the current financial year are as under:-

(Rs. in Crores)

Zonal Railway 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22
Allocation (RE) Allocation (RE) Allocation (RE) Allocation (BE)
Central 280.67 235.96 288.77 230.58
Eastern 90.97 112.84 182.13 178.71
East Central 138.80 137.43 166.87 171.66
East Coast 86.95 96.14 103.16 113.71
Northern 179.92 150.77 268.37 291.17
North Central 108.84 65.30 182.94 176.63
North Eastern 95.50 78.59 100.18 134.92
Northeast Frontier 95.54 107.24 106.12 165.60
North Western 134.29 120.22 159.59 146.58
Southern 108.47 111.55 213.11 224.57
South Central 132.96 151.39 199.37 199.49
South Eastern 81.11 76.67 109.89 173.37
South East Central 66.43 53.82 107.14 88.51
South Western 61.22 82.66 114.80 153.42
Western 316.47 254.45 252.01 261.02
West Central 35.31 37.39 50.95 72.28
Metro 9.31 17.29 9.88 17.75
TOTAL 2022.75 1889.71 2615.30 2800.00

1253 railway stations have been identified for development under Adarsh Station Scheme. Out of these, 1206 railway stations have been developed and the remaining stations are planned to be developed in Financial Year 2021-22.

This information was given by the Minister of Railways, Communications and Electronic & Information Technology, Shri Ashwini Vaishnaw in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.

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