Setu Bharatam Skip to main content

Setu Bharatam


In India, we have Asia's largest railway line and the world's 2nd largest rail system handled by a single entity. The overall line length is 115000 km and the operating line is over 65000 km. 
Thus we can see many crossing and over the bridge which makes it easy for road transport. But with this large system, we have many level crossing and we see many accidents happening when some people try to Crossrail. 
Setu Bharatam Project, Rail Over Bridge
Rail Over Bridge
Thus to tackle this problem the Central Government came up with this project "SETU BHARATAM". This project will benefit and help in seamless travel on National Highway and satisfy the comprehensive and integrated infrastructure in the country. The Road Transport and Highways and Shipping Minister Shri Nitin Gadkari said that the SETU BHARATAM project will aim to free National Highway free from rail level crossing. The whole program covered over 208 ROB or RUB at a cost of 20800 crores.
Setu Bharatam Project, Rail Under Bridge
Rail Under Bridge
The project has already been under process with over 100 ROB and RUB been constructed.

The project cover many states, here is the list:

1. Andra Pradesh: 33
2. Assam: 12
3. Bihar: 20
4. Chattisgarh:
5. Gujarat: 8
6. Haryana: 10
7. Himachal Pradesh: 5
8. Jharkhand: 11
9. Kerela: 4
10. Madhya Pradesh: 6
11. Maharashtra: 12
12. Odisha: 4
13. Punjab: 10
14. Rajasthan: 9
15. Tamil Nadu: 9
16. Uttarakhand: 2
17. Uttar Pradesh: 9
18. West Bengal: 22


Popular posts from this blog

Great Man-Made River (GMR)

Libya's Great Man Made River: The Great Man-Made River in Libya is one of the most ambitious Civil Engineering Project in history of mankind.  In the year 1953, the Libya Government found out not only vast oil reserves but also vast quantity of fresh water locked under the strata, most of the water was trapped around 7000-30000 years ago which is divided in 4 different basins. The first basin is named Kufra basin which is neat Egypt Border which covers almost 35000 sq kilometer which is quite deep around 2000 m deep. The other basin is in Sirte Basin which cover 10000 sq kilometer, third in Murzuk Basin and the last in Jabal Fezzan Basin covering 4800 sq kilometers area.  The GMR project will be used to transfer water to North of the country to provide water for irrigation purpose for more than 6 million  people. This will be a changing point  for Libya and the Colonel Muammar Gaddafi called it the Eighth Wonder of World. The work started in 1984 of the project and estimated to be

DDSS - Roof Truss

Design Of Roof Truss: If load from purlin, false ceiling etc are applied in between the nodes, then principal rafters or main ties are designed for combined stresses from bending and axial loads. IS 800 - 2007 provides general design procedure for the angle Purlins conforming to steel grade of Fe 410 of O, S, W  and not exceeding slope more than 30 degree based on live load of 750 N/m2. Loads on Trusses: Dead Load, Live Load, Wind Load and Snow Load are types of loads on the truss. The main in Design of Truss in small truss and some Industrial Truss. Dead Load (DL): If spacing of Truss is 4 m and pitch of truss is 1:4 then self weight of the truss is taken as, w = (l/3+6) of plan area .... in kN/m2. Then add all the dead loads with this such as GI sheet, AC sheet and Purlins weight. Then multiply with the plan area to get the actual DL. Live Load(LL): If the angle is less than 10 degree, then the LL will be directly taken as 750 N/m2. If slope of truss is more than 10 degree, live load

Timber Buildings !?

 Why do we need a timber building? Yes, timber buildings. As on earth human population is on an exponential rise, many and many people are trying to get home in a city where they have easy excess for the workplace for their own living. In the near future, as the population gets more concentrated in cities more and more structures I mean Tall Structures need to be built. Loading Bearing and Comparison So now architects and builders have opted for the old Technic of using timber as a building material eliminating concrete and steel. Yes, it is very hard to find this amount of trees but not impossible. It can be grown and regrown as needed. Many projects have been in progress of this idea and it reduces about 75% of carbon emission as compared to concrete and steel structure. Using timber coming directly from the forest doesn't have the appropriate strength required for a high-rise building. So designers came up with the new idea of CLT i.e. Cross Laminate Tim