§ MR. PRICE (Norfolk, E.)
To ask the Secretary of State for India if he will state what are the amounts assigned for 967 railways and water storage or irrigation respectively of the Public Works Loan for 30,000,000 of rupees just announced by the Indian Government.
(Answered by Mr. Secretary Brodrick.) The loan in question is required in order to provide a portion of the money to be expended on railways and irrigation works in 1904–5, but it is not specifically allocated to particular works. The capital expenditure on irrigation works and State railways estimated for the year is: Irrigation works, £833,300; State railways, £6,310,300.