somersby

India to prepare Raxaul-Kathmandu railway DPR before agreement

Kathmandu, February 28

India has started preparations for a detailed project report for the construction of Raxaul-Kathmandu railway though it is yet to sign a memorandum of understanding with the Nepal government in this regard.

Officials at the Department of Railway in Nepal say India has already allocated budget for the DPR preparation. Earlier, Nepal had asked India to prepare the DPR. Though India has already accepted the request, a formal MoU is yet to be signed.

“Since the budget has already been allocated, the Indian team will soon come to Nepal and begin its work,” the department’s chief Bala Ram Mishra says, “But we have not been informed about the developments officially.”

In the past also, India had launched a preliminary study for the project without signing the agreement. India has already handed over the preliminary engineering and traffic survey report to Nepal.


Published on February 28th, Friday, 2020 1:51 PM


Download Onlinekhabar App. Android click here & IOS click here . Keep in touch with us on Facebook, Twitter & YouTube.

Related News Govt not sure when Janakpur-Jayanagar railway will resume operation Official urges govt to introduce law on foreign investment in railway development Raxaul-Kathmandu railway: Nepal to officially ask Indian team to prepare DPR

No Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You May Like This