MUMBAI: Chief minister Eknath Shinde has directed that land acquisition, compensation and seat shifting related to the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train, which is Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s dream project, should be settled before September 30. He also directed to provide space for metro station in BKC by September 30.
He directed Palghar and Thane District Collectors to complete land acquisition, compensation and land transfer by September 30.
The concerned departments should work for speedy and timely completion of metro projects and other infrastructure projects in the state including Mumbai. The Chief Minister has directed the concerned departments to get necessary permissions for these projects immediately. Chief Minister Eknath Shinde along with Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday reviewed the implementation of critical infrastructure in the state from the ministry’s war room. Pune Metro, proposed airport at Purandare, Nagpure Metro, as well as the airport have been ordered to take action.
Speed up the bullet train!
Mumbai to Ahmedabad is 508.17 km. It is a long bullet train project and will cost Rs 1 lakh eight thousand crores. It has 12 stations and four of them are in Maharashtra. Except for one station in Mumbai, all the remaining three stations are of elevated type. The Chief Minister directed the MMRDA to make 4.8 hectares of land available to the MMRDA for the underground station by September 30.
Acquire land quickly!
The chief minister also reviewed the work of the metro line in this meeting. It included work on Mumbai Metro Line-3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 11, Metro Line 2A (Dahisar East to DN Nagar), Metro Line-7 (Andheri East to Dahisar East). He also directed for speedy completion of land acquisition and relocation works for Metro Line-4 from Wadala to Kasarvadvali and Metro Line-5 from Thane to Kalyan via Bhiwandi.
Mumbai Trans Harbor Link
Chief Minister Shinde ordered to speed up work on Shibdi-Worli Link Road as well as Mumbai Trans Harbor Link. The meeting informed that the work on Mumbai Trans Harbor Link is 84 percent complete and the work will be completed by October or November next year.