Railways has achieved highest ever scrap sale in Financial Year 2020-21.
Through this sale, the National transporter has earned a sum of Rs 4573 Cr.
during 2020-21 compared to Rs 4333 Crores during 2019-20 which is 5.5 per cent
This is the previous best was achieved during 2009-10 when it had touched a
sum of Rs 4409 Crores. The Railways makes all out efforts to optimally utilise
resources by mobilising scrap materials and sale through e-auction.
administration makes all out efforts to mobilise scrap materials and sale
Generation and sales of unserviceable/scrap railway material is an ongoing
process and is monitored at highest level in Zonal Railways and in Railway
Board. Railway administration makes all
out efforts to mobilise scrap materials and sale through e-auction.
In construction projects, scrap is normally generated in Gauge Conversion
projects. Released Permanent Way items being offered for scrap are not reusable
on track. These are disposed off in accordance with the Codal provisions of