Funds allocated and spent for the projects of new lines, gauge conversion and doubling in North Eastern Region during the last three years are as under:
2012-13 Rs.2279 crore
2013-14 Rs.3392 crore
2014-15 Rs. 5200 crore
Against a national average of 20 km/1000 sq. km. railway network density, North Eastern States have an average railway network density of 10.1 km/1000 sq. km. 12 new line works have been taken up in North Eastern Region having a total length of 1248 km at a total cost of Rs. 38416 crore. An increased outlay of Rs.5338 crore has been provided in 2015-16 for speedier execution of projects in North Eastern Region.
This information was given by the Minister of State for Railways Shri Manoj Sinha in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha yesterday