Over 70% land acquired for bullet train project in state | Mumbai news

While Maharashtra had acquired 46.71 per cent of the land till January, by May the NHSRCL had acquired 70 per cent of the land in the state, with most of the acquisition.

According to the Mumbai National High Speed ​​Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL), about 71.25% land acquisition has been completed for the High Speed ​​Rail Corridor, popularly known as the Bullet Train Project. However, there is no land acquisition in Mumbai yet.

While Maharashtra has acquired 46.71 per cent of the land till January, the NHSRCL has acquired 70 per cent of the land in the state, the majority of which is in Thane district.

110.49 of the required 141.26 hectares of land in Thane district has been acquired. 198.6 hectares acquired in 287.74 hectares of land in Palghar district.

However, no land has yet been acquired at the Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC) in Mumbai, which should be the project’s underground terminal.

About 433.82 hectares of land is required for project construction in Maharashtra, of which 309.09 hectares have been acquired.

We have regular meetings with the state government regarding land acquisition in the Mumbai area. We are assured that the land will be provided soon, ”an NHSRCL official said. The formation of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) will be relocated to alternative land in BKC. The land has been given by the Mumbai Metropolitan Area Development Authority (MMRDA).

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