THE APPROPRIATION (RAILWAYS) VOTE ON ACCOUNT ACT, 2008
[Act No. 1 of 2008]
[18th March, 2008]
An Act to provide for the withdrawal of certain sums from and out of the Consolidated Fund of India for the services of a part of the financial year 2008-09 for the purposes of Railways.
Be it enacted by Parliament in the Fifty-ninth Year of the Republic of India as follows:--
Section 1. Short title
This Act may be called the Appropriation (Railways) Vote on Account Act, 2008.
Section 2. Withdrawal of Rs. 25407,01,72,000 from and out of the Consolidated Fund of India for the financial year 2008-09
From and out of the Consolidated Fund of India there may be withdrawn sums not exceeding those specified in column 3 of the Schedule amounting in the aggregate to the sum of twenty-five thousand four hundred seven crore, one lakh and seventy-two thousand rupees towards defraying the several charges which will come in course of payment during the financial year 2008-09, in respect of the services relating to Railways specified in column 2 of the Schedule.
Section 3. Appropriation
The sums authorised to be withdrawn from and out of the Consolidated Fund of India by this Act shall be appropriated for the services and purposes stated in the Schedule in relation to the said year.
(See sections 2 and 3)
No. of Vote
Sums not exceeding
Services and purposes
Voted by Parliament
Charged on the Consolidated Fund
Railway Board ..........................
Miscellaneous Expenditure (General) .............
General Superintendence and Services on Railways.....
Repairs and Maintenance of Permanent Way and Works
Repairs and Maintenance of Motive Power...............
Repairs and Maintenance of Carriages and Wagons.....
Repairs and Maintenance of Plant and Equipment........
Operating Expenses -- Rolling Stock and Equipment...