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English Release 30-October 2014
Date Month Year
  • President's Secretariat
  • President to flag off the ‘Run for Unity’ tomorrow at Rashtrapati Bhavan
  • Vice President's Secretariat
  • STUDENTS FROM J&K UNDER AEGIS OF SADBHAVNA EDUCATIONAL /MOTIVATIONAL TOUR CALL ON VICE PRESIDENT
  • Vice President Inaugurates 7th Asia-Pacific Heart Rhythm Scientific Session
  • Prime Minister's Office
  • Shri Azim Premji calls on the Prime Minister
  • Goa CM calls on PM
  • Department of Space
  • Engineers’ Conclave-2014 to be held in Bangalore
  • Min of Agriculture
  • Shaida Moh. Abdali Afghanistan Ambassador Calls on Union Agriculture Minister Shri Radha Mohan Singh
  • Good Performance of NCDC
  • Min of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution
  • Sugar production estimated 250.46 lakh tons during 2014-15
  • Min of Health and Family Welfare
  • For ending TB, Dr Harsh Vardhan calls for “Power of belief”
  • Min of Home Affairs
  • Activities on Rashtriya Ekta Diwas celebrations on 31st October
  • Union Home Minister Approves Grant of Higher Compensation to Victims of Riots, Naxal and Terrorist Violence
  • Min of Human Resource Development
  • Ministry of HRD to Host 2nd Meeting of SAARC Education Ministers
  • Min of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
  • Early closure of Government Offices today in connection with the “Run for Unity” flag off at Vijay Chowk
  • ACC Appointments
  • Min of Petroleum & Natural Gas
  • Global crude oil price of Indian Basket was US$ 85.14 per bbl on 29.10.2014
  • Min of Urban Development
  • Japan offers assistance in promoting Intelligent Transport Systems
  • Ministry of Water Resources
  • Uma Bharti to Visit Kanpur Tomorrow
  • Min of Women and Child Development
  • Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi to hold first round of Regional Consultations on Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme in Chandigarh tomorrow

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Ministry of Railways06-December, 2012 14:46 IST
Railways’ Dedicated Freight Corridor Projects
Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited (DFCCIL) is a Special Purpose Vehicle set up under the administration control of the Ministry of Railways to undertake planning, construction, operation and maintenance of Dedicated Freight Corridors. The Company functions through a Board of Directors which has been given full powers to take decisions connected with the execution of the Project.

The relationship between the Ministry of Railways and DFCCIL is on arm’s length basis. DFCCIL has already been empowered to take decisions in respect of matters of project execution, contracts, planning, operation and maintenance, hiring of staff etc.

The entire Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (1499 Kms.) from Jawaharlal Nehru Port in Mumbai to Rewari/Dadri near New Delhi is being implemented with loan from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Government of Japan.

Loan agreement for 1st tranche of 90 billion Japanese Yen (Rs.6,356 crore) out of a total of 350 billion Japanese Yen (Rs.24,600 crore) of Phase-1 (Rewari-Vadodara, 930 Kms.) of the project, has been signed.

Out of 1839 Kms. of Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor from Ludhiana in Punjab to Dankuni near Kolkata, World Bank funding has been agreed for 1183 Kms. from Ludhiana to Mughalsarai. Loan agreement for the first sector (Khurja-Kanpur, 343 Kms.) for US $ 975 million (Rs.5350 crore) has been signed

This information was given by the Minister of State for Railways Shri Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.

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(Release ID :90038)

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