Rashtriya Rail Sanraksha Kosh

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Ministry of Railways have planned an investment of ₹ 8.56 lakh crore over five years ( 2015-2019) as indicated in the Rail Budget 2015-2016.
Under the investment plan, major areas of priority include Network Decongestion/ Expansion, Safety related works, rolling stock procurement, station development works, modernization, speed raising, signalling, traffic facility works, information technology and customer service improvement etc.
A Fund, namely, ‘Rashtriya Rail Sanraksha Kosh (RRSK)’ has been introduced in 2017-2018 for financing critical safety related works. The Fund has been created with a corpus of `1 lakh crore over a period of five years.

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