Latest list of 1253 Adarsh Railway Stations in India
Adarsh Station Scheme has been started since 2009-10 and presently, upgradation of Railway stations are taken under ‘Adarsh Station Scheme’. Since then, 1253 stations have been identified for development under ‘Adarsh Station Scheme’ out of which 1149 stations so far have been developed under ‘Adarsh Station Scheme’ and remaining stations are targeted to be developed by 2019-20.
Various passenger amenities which, inter-alia, include improvement to façade of the station building, retiring room, waiting room (with bathing facilities), separate waiting room for ladies, landscaping of circulating area, earmarked parking, signages, Pay & Use toilets, Foot Over Bridge, ramps at entry to station etc. are proposed to be provided at Railway stations which are identified for development under this scheme as per the respective category of the station and the works for which are funded under Plan Head ‘Passenger Amenities’.
Upgradation / modernization of stations on Indian Railways is a continuous and on-going process. Works for improvement of passenger amenities are undertaken depending upon need, volume of passenger traffic and inter-se priority, subject to availability of funds.
Zone-wise number of railway stations, which have been developed as Adarsh stations till date and number of railway stations to be developed are as under:
|Zonal Railways||Identified||Developed (up to Oct 2019)||To be developed|
|East Central Railway||58||48||10|
|East Coast Railway||52||39||13|
|North Central Railway||42||35||7|
|North Eastern Railway||53||43||10|
|Northeast Frontier Railway||91||90||1|
|North Western Railway||41||36||5|
|South Central Railway||68||68||0|
|South Eastern Railway||86||86||0|
|South East Central Railway||28||25||3|
|South Western Railway||45||36||9|
|West Central Railway||25||21||4|
Funds are not allocated separately for Adarsh Station Scheme and the works are carried out under various passenger amenities works under Plan Head–53 ‘Passenger Amenities’. The details of funds allocated under Budgetary Sources for this Plan Head-53, over Indian Railways during the last three years namely 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19 and current year are as under:
This information was given by the Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry, Shri Piyush Goyal in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.
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