The State government has to provide land totalling to about 2,200 acres to South Central Railway (SCR) for completing various railway works, including 1,632 acres for the 151.4 km new line between Manoharabad and Kothapalli.
Apart from ₹415 crore sought by the SCR as its share for the ongoing MMTS phase two works, the government has to contribute another ₹103 crore for various other projects currently underway in different parts of Telangana.
The government did hand over significant stretches of land — 850 acres for Bhadrachalam Road – Sattupalli for 56.25 km in Khammam and Bhadradri-Kothagudem districts and 730 acres for another new line of Muneerabad-Mahaboobnagar-Devarakadra for 65.74 km track traversing Medak, Siddipet, Rajanna-Sircilla and Karimnagar districts. Another 333 acres for 17.2 km Akkanapet-Medak line too has been handed over in Medak district and 265 acres for 19 km Jaggayyapet-Janpahad line in Suryapet district for taking up fresh railway lines. Read more
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