High Speed Rail Update: State Government Begins Process Of Acquiring Land For Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train Project

High Speed Rail Update: State Government Begins Process Of Acquiring Land For Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train Project

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Date Of Post: 10 Jan, 2018

Ahmedabad: The state government has begun the process of acquiring land for Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project.

Preliminary Notifications Issued –

  • The state Revenue Department has issued preliminary notifications for 45 villages falling within the jurisdiction of Kheda, Anand, Ahmedabad, Valsad & Surat districts and declaring its intention to acquire land for the “public purpose”.
  • Sources said, also, the department is preparing to issue similar notifications for 27 more villages.

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Acquisition of Land-

  • The land will be acquired under provisions of the Right to Fair Compensation & Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (Gujarat Amendment) Act, 2016.
  • Under the amended Act, the Gujarat government has relaxed some of the stringent provisions of the Act passed by the Centre like mandatory consent of farmers & conducting social impact assessment of the land to ease the acquisition process.

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About The Project-

  • Last year, in September, the foundation stone for the bullet train project was jointly laid by PM Narendra Modi and Japanese PM Shinzo Abe.
  • Japan is providing financial & technical assistance for the bullet train project.
  • The estimated cost of the bullet train project is around Rs 1.1 lakh crore.
  • The Centre has set up a three-tier system to monitor the bullet train project.

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