205 railway projects report cost overrun of Rs 2.21 lakh cr

National transporter Indian Railways account for nearly three-fifths of 344 central sector projects that are facing huge cost overrun due to delay in implementation for various reasons.   Total cost overrun of 205 delayed railway projects is whopping Rs 2.21 lakh crore, the latest flash report of the Statistics and Programme Implementation Ministry (MOSPI) for December 2018 showed.   The MOSPI monitors central sector projects involving an expenditure of Rs 150 crore and above.

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