October 4, 2022


The general public listening to for house owners of lands being acquired for the proposed Chennai-Bengaluru expressway passing by the villages of Mahimandalam, Melpadi and Veppalai was held in Vellore on Tuesday.

The general public listening to was performed within the presence of District Collector C. Kumaravel Pandian, Tamil Nadu Air pollution Management Board District Environmental Engineer (Vellore) G.Ravichandran, District Income Officer Ramamoorthy, and C. Ajay Srinivasan, SDRO, LA- NH, Vellore.

The 11.67-km stretch operating by the district would have one interchange, three main bridges and two vehicular underpasses.

Round 5.42 hectares of the Mahimandalam is being taken for the four-lane-wide challenge, defined sources within the Nationwide Highways Authority of India (NHAI). The State authorities gave concurrence in 2010 for the challenge that runs for a distance of 92 km in Tamil Nadu.

It runs some 10 km away from main cities and can move by way of Vallimalai close to Vellore, Banavaram close to Ranipet and Govindavadi close to Kancheepuram. Of the ₹5,964-crore challenge value in Tamil Nadu, ₹2,301 crore would go in direction of land acquisition prices.

These on the public listening to urged the NHAI to supply increased compensation for his or her lands. Round 80% of lands required for the greenfield challenge have been taken possession of. The general public listening to for the 42-km stretch operating by way of 28 villages in Ranipet district has been slated for Wednesday. “To date there was no objections for the challenge from land house owners,” sources.mentioned.



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