Gujarat, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Punjab have expedited land acquisition course of for the devoted freight corridors, days after Railway Minister Piyush Goyal wrote to 9 chief ministers, requesting them to clear hurdles throughout the enterprise.
In his letter, Mr Goyal had knowledgeable the chief ministers that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was fastidiously monitoring the progress of the Rs 81,000-crore enterprise.
In a modern meeting, the Prime Minister’s Office had questioned the delay throughout the enterprise, with its deadline being moved from December 2021 to June 2022.
Over the past seven days, the Railways has sorted out land acquisition factors with these 5 states.
In Punjab, the Railways agreed to the state authorities’s proposal to allow it to borrow money from the Devoted Freight Corridor Firm of India Restricted (DFCCIL) for the event of road-under bridges, whereas in positive areas of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, it has coordinated with native authorities to deploy police energy to deal with regulation and order factors.
In Punjab, the long-pending land possession factors for freeway beneath bridges and freeway over bridges at three locations have been resolved, Railways officers said, whereas land factors for constructing of extreme stress line at two locations have been resolved.
In Bihar’s Rohtas district, three teams have been formed to expedite price and taking bodily possession of land, and police have been deployed at two freeway over bridges which have been accredited, the officers said.
In Jharkhand’s Giridh district, Rs 60 crore have been disbursed for land, whereas in Dhanbad, two acres of land which was caught has been acquired.
The enterprise requires most land in Uttar Pradesh.
In Kanpur, it has acquired the long-stuck 80-m prolonged piece of land needed for an methodology freeway for a freeway beneath bridge, whereas the remaining 40-metre will be acquired by September 15, the officers said.
A five-km patch in Saharanpur district which was caught for over 2.5 years because of regulation and order factors was moreover cleared and possession taken by the Railways on September 6, they said, together with comparable caught land patches throughout the state have been moreover cleared.
In Gujarat too, three freeway over bridges in Bharuch and seven in Surat have been awarded.
To position the Railways’ freight enterprise in order, Mr Goyal held quite a few meeting stakeholders and officers to expedite the progress and resolve essential issues with the DFC over the earlier 10 days.