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CCEA approved new BG Electrified Line of 294.53 Km route in Chhattisgarh



CCEA approved new BG Electrified Line of 294.53 Km route from Katghora to Dongargarh in Chhattisgarh: Details, Highlights

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 26 September 2018 has approved the New Broad Gauge Electrified Line of 294.53 Km route from Katghora to Dongargarh.

This project would cost Rs. 5950.47 crore and would be implemented by a Project SPV namely Chhattisgarh Katghora-Dongarhgarh Railway Limited and Government of Chhattisgarh through Chhattisgarh Railway Corporation Ltd (CRCL) and private stakeholders.

It will provide rail connectivity to unserved areas of Chhattisgarh for industrial movement to Jharsuguda-Nagpur section of Howrah Mumbai route.

The Korba, Bilaspur, Mungeli, Kabirdham, and Rajnandgaon districts of Chhattisgarh will be benefitted by this new rail line.

About Chhattisgarh Railway Corporation Ltd. (CRCL): It is a Joint Venture between Ministry of Railways (MoR) and Chhattisgarh Government on 49:51 basis in the form of a company under theCompanies Act 2013.

Chhattisgarh (India)

Formation: 1st November 2000

Capitals: Raipur and Bilaspur (Judiciary)

Largest City: Raipur

Districts: 27

Governor: Anandiben Patel

Chief Minister: Dr. Raman Singh (BJP)


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