Big bucks! This Indian Railways zone earns whopping Rs 197 crore by selling scrap


Big bucks! This Indian Railways zone earns whopping Rs 197 crore by selling scrap

Indian Railways gets double benefit! During the financial year 2018-2019, the North Western Railway zone sold off scrap materials and earned a whopping sum of Rs 197 crore, which was higher than this year’s target estimate of Rs 190 crore.

According to a recent press release issued by the North Western Railway, the estimated target was fixed at Rs 135 crore at the beginning of the financial year. As compared to the last financial year, i.e., 2017-2018, this time the earnings by selling scrap was around 14.56 per cent higher.

By selling off the scrap materials, the stations of the zone also became cleaner and more hygienic. According to Abhay Sharma, spokesperson of the North Western Railway zone, a program was taken up for removing and selling off the field scrap units. Read More

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