1. No money for Sethusamudram project this year

No money for Sethusamudram project this year

No financial allocation has been made for the Sethusamudram Ship Channel Project (SSCP) in the current fiscal year (2016-17), Rajya Sabha was told today.

By: | New Delhi | Updated: July 18, 2016 6:01 PM
Asked whether there has been any modification made in the SSCP to avoid touching or rupturing the Rama Setu/Adam's Bridge, the minister said the matter is sub-judice before the Supreme Court.(PTI) Asked whether there has been any modification made in the SSCP to avoid touching or rupturing the Rama Setu/Adam’s Bridge, the minister said the matter is sub-judice before the Supreme Court.(PTI)

No financial allocation has been made for the Sethusamudram Ship Channel Project (SSCP) in the current fiscal year (2016-17), Rajya Sabha was told today.

In a written reply to BJP member Subramanian Swamy, Minister of State for Shipping Pon Radhakrishnan said while Rs.one crore was given for the project in 2013-14, it was Rs. 50 lakh in 104-15 and Rs.5 crore in 2015-16.

Asked whether there has been any modification made in the SSCP to avoid touching or rupturing the Rama Setu/Adam’s Bridge, the minister said the matter is sub-judice before the Supreme Court.

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