Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has said Indian Railways is setting up a Railway factory, Wagon Periodical Overhauling (POH) Workshop, at Dalmia Nagar on the land purchased from erstwhile Rohtas Industries.
Answering to a question in Lok Sabha, he said, “the work for setting up of the Wagon Periodical Overhauling (POH) workshop has been sanctioned and execution has started.
The land has old machines and structures which need to be dismantled and removed as scrap. Work on dismantling and scrap removal has been started”
He also said work for setting up of the workshop has been sanctioned and entrusted to RITES for execution. RITES has awarded the contract for dismantling and work execution has started.
“Tender for construction shall be opened on 26.07.2019. Work will be completed in 24 months after award of contract,” he added.
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