Rs 46,000 cr grants okayed for Railways

New Delhi, April 20 | Updated: Apr 21 2005, 05:51am hrs
The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed the demands for grants for Railways for 2005-06 by a voice vote with minister Lalu Prasad assuring the House that all pending projects would be completed at the earliest.

We need about Rs 46,000 crore to complete the projects which include modernisation, electrification and metro railway among others. We shall make all efforts to complete these projects from internal resources, Mr Prasad said replying to a brief debate.