MOSR replies to a Parliament Question on Investment for Safety in Railways

NEW DELHI: The details of the funds allocation/expenditure during last three years on safety related activities are given below:

2014-15

(in crore)

2015-16

(in crore)

2016-17

(in crore)

2017-18

(in crore)

42304 45516 55918 68725
Increase over 2014-15 62.5%

The details of staff strength and vacancy position of safety categories over all Zonal Railways are as under:

As on Sanctioned Strength Vacancies % of Vacancies
01.04.2014 727582 129152 17.75
01.04.2015 737273 124201 16.85
01.04.2016 746676 122763 16.44
01.04.2017 764882 128942 16.86

This information was given by the Minister of State for Railways Shri Rajen Gohain in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha yesterday.

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