Thursday, April 18, 2013

Approval of Cabinet For Permitting Use Of Railway land for Development

Approval of Cabinet for permitting use of railway land for development by Rail Land Development Authority for augmenting revenues, permission for Metro crossing, opening of Kendriya Vidyalayas & other schools and exchange of land with government department/ bodies for provision of public utilities.
The Union Cabinet today gave its approval to the proposal of the Indian Railways for permitting use of its land for crossing metro networks under ground, on the surface as well as elevated/over ground. The Indian Railways will also allow opening of Kendriya Vidyalayas on its land in order to provide adequate educational facilities to children of railway staff/officials placed in remote areas, and where educational institutions are not adequate. Exchange of railway land with central/state governments, department/local bodies for setting up public utilities shall also be entered into by the Indian Railways, wherever considered mutually beneficial.