Railways will give Rs 6000 Crore land at Rs 1 token lease rent for suburban rail project to Bengaluru

Updated:1 month ago IST

Bengaluru (Karnataka), Feb 23 (ANI): While addressing a joint press conference in Bengaluru along with Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Friday, Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal spoke on Bengaluru suburban rail project and said, “Within a span of 16-17 months we converted a dream into a reality and for that we even changed the suburban policy which had envisaged 80% state government share, 20% central government. We will change that to 50-50.” “Railways have also agreed that Rs 6000 Crore worth of land will be given at only Rs 1 token lease rent to Bengaluru for this project,” he added.

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