IR wins budget boost

INDIAN Prime Minister A B Vajpayee has approved a 10% increase in the Railways Ministry budget for 1998-99, which will total US$2 454m compared to US$2 155m in 1997-98. Railways Minister Nitish Kumar says the increase will help to to boost IR’s capital investment under the 1997-2002 five-year plan.

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