PUNE (Metro Rail News): The Pune district administration in month has acquired 100 acres of land via direct purchasing. The land acquisition has been done for Baramati-Phaltan-Lonand and Pune-Miraj railway lines.
The Baramati-Phaltan-Lonand railway track is a stretch of 63.65 kms, out of which 37.20 kms stretch passes through Baramati taluka. To implement the railway track project private land acquisition is proposed in 12 villages of Baramati taluka which are Latte, Malwadi, Kurnewadi, Khamgalwadi, Barhanpur, Netpatwalan, Sonakaswadi, Dhakale, Thoptewadi, Karhavagaj, Sawantwadi and Tandulwadi.
The committee which works under the Collecter has fixed the rates of land in these villages, whereas the land of Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) in Katphal will be transferred for this project.
The process for acquiring 87% of the private land for the second line of Pune-Miraj railway line has been completed.