BENGALURU (Metro Rail News): The Defence Ministry has sent a letter to the Karnataka Government asking to take measures for conducting a joint survey to hand over 2.37 acres of land in Iblur village in Bengaluru South Taluk for the construction of the proposed metro rail project.
After the completion of the joint survey by the Army and Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation ( BMRCL), the land that is required will be handed over to the state government, the Ministry informs in the letter. Previously the State had requested the Defence Ministry to hand over 2.37 acres of land in Iblur village. The BMRCL has proposed to build a metro station on the land on its Outer Ring Road-Bengaluru International Airport Metro Line.
In the recent meeting which was chaired by the Chairman of Defence Secretary was held in which state’s requests to hand over Defence Ministry lands to build various infrastructures were discussed. The Army officials said that they were ready to hand over the required land to the BMRLC but it will be done after a joint survey by the Army and the BMRCL is conducted.