According to the notification issued on February 19, the Housing and Urban Development Department would acquire 737 acres of land of four villages including, Bakarpur (586 acres), Rurka (5.38 acres), Safipur (8 acres), Naraingarh (68.6 acres) and Chatt (68.43 acres).
An international airport has been proposed in Jewar in Gautam Buddh Nagar for which around 5,000 hectare of land is to be acquired. The reported cost of the airport, scheduled to begin operations by 2022-23, would be Rs 15,000-20,000 crore.
According to a recent report, the state requires 8,636 hectares, including 7,290 hectares of private land for the mega expressway project which has run into a controversy due to protests against land acquisitions by various partners, including the Shiv Sena, an ally in his government.
Managing Director of Delhi Metro, Mangu Singh, explains why construction of metro rail in India is different from anywhere in the world, argues that Transit Oriented Development “won’t help reduce existing metro burden”, contends that a 24/7 metro service is not possible because a breather is necessary, says DMRC has enough revenue to sustain the […]