Land Acquisition the only reason for Highway Project delays

By Accommodation Times News Service

A large number of National Highway Projects have been delayed due to land acquisition. The issue of land acquisition has been taken up by the National Highways Authority of India with the State Governments by holding regular meetings for expediting the acquisition of land besides taking action. These include-

(i)  Regional offices headed by Chief General Manager (CGM) have been set up for effective monitoring of implementation of projects;

(ii) Adequate powers have been delegated to the CGMs of Regional Offices in land acquisition;

(iii) High Powered Committees have been set up by State Governments with Chief Secretaries as Nodal Officer for National Highway Development Project (NHDP) and the Regional CGMs as a Member thereof

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