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Xelvona project: Goa to expedite land acquisition

Our Correspondent

Panaji , Oct. 26

THE Goa Government has agreed to expedite land acquisition for the Rs 117-crore project to deal with mining dust pollution faced by the people of Curchorem in South Goa.

The project is to be implemented by a consortium of Goan mining companies in collaboration with the South Central Railways (SCR) at the Xelvona railway junction.

The Divisional Manager of SCR, Hubli Division, Mr Prabhu Narayan Shulka, called on the Goa Minister for Environment, Mr Wilfred de Souza, recently to seek the State Government's support.

While Rs 3.6 crore is being allotted for land acquisition, SCR would invest Rs 13 crore and the consortium would invest Rs 100 crore in the project.

Refuting allegations that the project would affect the environment in the vicinity, Mr de Souza said the project would be built on pillars without affecting the fields below. He also directed SCR to plant some 3,000 coconut trees around the terminal to compensate for the 1,000 trees that would be cut during project implementation.

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