India’s Railway minister Bansal said that Railway budget of the year 2013-14 shall be balanced and equal importance shall be given to all regions of India. Bansal also stressed that he doesn’t show partiality to any region.
Odisha now wants ₹3,050 crore of railway budget allocation in 2013-14
Odisha Transport minister Subrat Tarai said “A committee of the assembly led by Speaker P K Amat will submit the memorandum in this regard to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal next month. The House panel has prepared a list of projects which required urgent attention”
He also said “This apart, we will also demand establishment of a multi-model logistic park at Kalinga Nagar and filling of all technical posts in East Coast Zone in order to expedite activities”