Jeypore to Malkangiri Railway Line
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 343
TO BE ANSWERED ON 12.12.2018
343. SHRI BALABHADRA MAJHI:
Will the Minister of RAILWAYS be pleased to state:
(a) whether land acquisition papers have been submitted to the Government of Odisha for Jeypore-Malkangiri Project for acquisition of land; and
(b) if so, the details thereof and the reasons for delay, if any?
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (SHRI RAJEN GOHAIN)
(a) & (b): Land acquisition papers have been submitted to Special Land Acquisition Officer/Jeypore in October 2018 for the required land in first 30 Km. from Jeypore for a total area of 596.966 acres of land involving 27 villages in first 30 Km. of the project. Final Location Survey (FLS) including assessment of land requirement in remaining 100 Km. has been taken up and land acquisition papers are planned to be submitted to State Government by December 2018. However, progress of FLS has been affected due to Maoists threats to the agencies working on it.