ISLAMABAD: The federal government in its budgetary recommendations for 2019-20 has proposed allocation of Rs113 billion for the Ministry of Railways of which Rs97 billion had been earmarked for salaries, pension and different expenses, at the same time as Rs16 billion are reserved for development tasks.

in keeping with the price range draft, Rs29.51b have been earmarked for salaries and Rs33.37b pensioners. The railways ministry will inaugurate the brand new improvement tasks really worth Rs324.85 billion in the next monetary 12 months.

As in keeping with hints for the public area development Programme (PSDP), new railway initiatives really worth Rs4.63 billion were proposed, whilst Rs11.36 billion have been reserved for present development tasks.

The anticipated cost for creation of Havelian Dry Port and upgradation of ML-1 below the China-Pakistan monetary hall undertaking is set at Rs324 billion of which Rs4.5 billion has been proposed for allocation in this 12 months’s budget.