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Jaipur Ring Road: JDA clears the long pending project

by RajasthanDirect
Jan 30, 2015

Union ministry of environment and forest give its environmental clearance to Jaipur Development Authority‘s (JDA) long pending project of Jaipur Ring Road.

The forest department has also demanded that trees be planted in three rows along with the ring, road along the portion which will pass through the forest. The department will direct the JDA about the type of trees to be planted. “The JDA has submitted an undertaking on maintaining the plants for the next 10 years in the forest department, an official said

after receiving a nod from the Centre, the State Level Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA) gave the final nod. “Near Muhana village, a portion of the road having an area of 5.51 hectare (nearly 19 bigahs) is passing through the forest area. After the permission has been given, the project clears the hurdle.” an official said.

Earlier, the forest department had shot a letter to the JDA suggesting it reduce the width of road passing inside the forest area. However, after the permission, it is expected that the civic body will not alters the road alignment. “The forest department has suggested on reduction of width of the road by up to 60 metre, as per the provision. a senior engineer said that JDA has proposed 90 metre transport corridor,

Src:- http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/jaipur/Ring-road-clears-environment-hurdle/articleshow/46053148.cms

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