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PROJECTS WING

The Projects wing is a specialized wing in the construction of ROB / RUBs in co-ordination with the Railways on 50:50 cost sharing basis under Railway Works Programme (RWP). The free flow of traffic is ensured through construction of ROB / RUBs at Railway level crossings, to reduce congestion, pollution due to emission and accidents.
Apart from this, construction of Major River Bridges across water bodies, reconstruction of dilapidated & narrow bridges, construction of Bypasses, Ring roads, Elevated corridors in urban environment and Foot Over Bridges (FOB) with escalators are taken-up by this wing under State Funded schemes.

The above works are carried out under the Chief Engineer (H), Projects, supported by four Circles and ten Divisions.

Functions:

  • Construction of Road Over Bridges and Under Bridges in lieu of Railway level crossings on cost sharing basis under Railway Works Programme.
  • Formation of Bypasses, Ring Roads and Radial Roads to decongest the traffic in major towns and Municipalities.
  • Construction of High Level River Bridges.
  • Construction of Elevated Corridors, Grade Separators at major urban locations.
  • Construction of FOBs with escalators.

SCHEMES BEING IMPLEMENTED

1. Railways Works Programme (RWP)

The construction of Road Over Bridges (ROBs) / Road Under Bridges (RUBs) in lieu of the existing level crossings is carried out to avoid congestion / accidents and to have uninterrupted traffic flow. The criteria for conversion of a LC in to a ROB / RUB on cost sharing basis, is that the Train Vehicle Unit (TVU) at particular LC should have crossed one Lakh unit. These works are being carried out in coordination with the Railways on 50:50 cost sharing basis under Railway Works Programme.

  • Under the Railway Works Programme, 95 spillover works were taken in 2019-2020 by projects wing, out of which 47 works were sanctioned for execution for Rs.1458.37 Crore and remaining 48 works were sanctioned for DPR preparation/Preliminary works for Rs.288.34 Crore.
  • Out of 47 works, 4 ROBs have been completed at Rs.209.94 Crore and 27 works are in progress for a value of Rs.824.11 Crore. The remaining 16 works are in various pre-construction stages for Rs.424.32 Crore.
  • Out of 48 works, 22 ROB / RUBs are sanctioned for DPR preparation/ Land Acquisition/ Shifting of Utilities at a cost of Rs.280.41 Crore. The preliminary works are under progress. For 26 ROB / RUBs, DPR works are in progress at a cost of Rs.7.93 Crore.
  • A sum of Rs.279.20 Crore has been spent under this scheme during 2018-19. A budget provision of Rs.726.82 crore has been allocated for the year 2019-20.

2. State Funded Works

  • Under the State Funded Schemes, 88 spillover works were taken in 2019-2020 by projects wing, out of which 23 works were sanctioned for execution for Rs.465.59 Crore and remaining 65 works were sanctioned for DPR preparation/Preliminary works for Rs.190.41 Crore.
  • Out of 23 sanctioned works, one work have been completed at a cost of Rs.2.85 Crore. 18 works are in progress for a value of Rs.396.12 crore and 4 works are in pre-construction stage at a cost of Rs.66.62 crore.
  • Out of the 65 works, 9 works are in preliminary stage at a cost of Rs.174.23 crore and 56 works are in DPR stage for Rs.16.18 crore.
  • In the year 2018-19, an expenditure of Rs.32.41 crore has been incurred for the works taken-up under State Fund and a provision of Rs.94.17 crore has been allocated for the year 2019-20.
 
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