New Delhi, Feb. 17 -- The Indian government through its budget has allocated funding to carry out a detailed project report on the proposed Raxaul-Kathmandu electric rail project, Nepal government officials said.

India unveiled this month, its federal budget for fiscal year 2020-2021.

However, the budget amount has not been disclosed, the officials said.

"Not disclosing the budget amount indicates that there is no clarity on whether India will bear all the expenses to prepare the report, said a source in the Foreign Ministry.

Bala Ram Mishra, director general at the Department of Railways said that he has also heard about the allocation of budget for the preparation of the report. "We have got information informally, regarding the bud...