Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan (file photo).
The Shivraj government of Madhya Pradesh has approved the 404 km long Atal Pragati Path (Highway) connecting Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh. This highway will connect 3 states. State Home Minister Dr Narottam Mishra said that the Madhya Pradesh cabinet has approved the 404 km long Atal Path. Out of this, 313 km highway will pass through Sheopur, Morena and Bhind. Narottam Mishra told that this highway will be prepared by the National Highways Authority of India (NHI). At the same time, approval has also been given to exchange private land with government land for the construction of 313 km long Atal Pragati Path.
The government statement said that the government land to be given to the affected land owners would be twice the cost of private land. Similarly, twice the value of the acquired properties will be given to its owners.
These highways are included in the Bharatmala project
Atal Pragati Highway has been included in the Bharatmala project by the Government of India. Under the project, free land is to be provided by the state for the construction of four-lane road. The project covers a total of 1,300 hectares of private land, 1,523 hectares of government land and 270 hectares of forest land in all the three districts.
In this way a total of 3,093 hectares of land is being affected. 1,300 hectares of private land is being affected in the project. The transfer of land for the project is to be completed by December 2021.
This highway will open the doors of development
Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said in the meeting that this road will open the door for the development of Gwalior-Chambal region. Industrial areas will be developed on both sides of the road. A proposal for a residential project is also being prepared. Due to the increase in industrial activities, the youth of the region who go to other provinces for employment, will not go.
Milk powder plant to be set up in Indore
The government will guarantee a loan of Rs 50 crore for setting up a 30 ton per day milk powder plant in Indore Milk Union. This loan will have to be repaid in ten years and the guarantee fee will be borne by the Indore Co-operative Milk Union. This loan will be available from National Cooperative Development Corporation.
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