The South East Central Railway has received Rs 5050 crore for the financial year 2021-22. Out of this, 3650 crores will be spent in Chhattisgarh. This will give impetus to the ongoing infrastructure works under the state. The General Manager said that East West Dedicated Freight Corridor is to be constructed for the economic development of the region. It will pass through the Bhusaval-Nagpur-Dankuni South East Central Railway. The maximum part of it will pass through Chhattisgarh in South East Central Railway. Certainly, this corridor plan will prove to be a milestone for the economic development of Chhattisgarh.

Extensive work is in progress on the new line, dabbling, gauge conversion and rail electrification plan focusing on infrastructure development. In the budget of 2021-22, an allocation of Rs. 404 crore has been made towards passenger amenities. Special attention has been paid to infrastructure and passenger amenities in this financial year. If we estimate Rs 3650 crore allocated for Chhattisgarh, then the average budget allocation for the financial year 2009-2014 is 1074 percent and 38 percent more than the average budget allocation for 2014-2019.