The Government of India’s Ministry of Railways has issued a letter, F(E)I/2020/AL-28/11, to the General Manager of Northern Railway in New Delhi. The letter pertains to the delegation of powers regarding air travel in connection with the Final Location Survey (FLS) of the Bilaspur-Manali-Leh new broad gauge (BG) railway line.
The recent decision is to further extend the delegation of power beyond July 31, 2022, until March 31, 2024, or until the FLS-related work of the Bilaspur-Manali-Leh project is finalized, whichever comes earlier. This extension is subject to the availability of clear funds.
Delegation of powers to Air Travel in connection with Final Location Survey of Bilaspur-Manali-Leh, new BG Line.
Government of India/ भारत सरकार
Ministry of Railways / रेल मंत्रालय
(Railway Board) (रेलवे बोर्ड)
New Delhi, dated 22.05.2022
The General Manager,
Sub: Delegation of powers to Air Travel in connection with Final Location Survey of Bilaspur-Manali-Leh, new BG Line.
In terms of Board’s letter No. F(E)I/2018/AL-28/37 dated 06.06.2018 on the subject, the power to permit Air Travel in connection with Final Location Survey of Bilaspur-Manali-Leh, new BG Railway Line was delegated to CAO/C-II/NR as a special case for the period upto 31.03.2019. Currency of this arrangement was extended from time to time, the last being upto 31.07.2022 vide Board’s letter of even number dated 07.07.2022.
It has now been decided to extend the currency of this arrangement of re-delegation of power for the period beyond 31.07.22 and upto 31.03.2024, or till the finalization of the FLS related work of Bilaspur-Manali-Leh project; whichever is earlier, against clear fund availability.
The other provisions of letter No. F(E)I/2018/AL-28/37 dated 06.06.2018 will remain unchanged.
Signed by Jitendra Kumar
Date: 23-05-2023 11:35:21
Dy. Director Finance
Room No.445 /
Telephone No. 011-230 47023