As per the information provided by the Minister of State for Railways, R. Velu, the targets of electrification of rail lines are fixed on year to year basis keeping in view the progress of the works and the availability of resources.
However, during the 10th Five Year Plan, which was from April 2002 to March 2007, 1810 Route Kilometres were electrified as against the initial planning of 1800 Route Kilometres. With this the commutative electrification till March 2007 became 17811 Route Kilometres.
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