MoR sanctions funds for land acquisition for Deoband-Roorkee new line project

The Ministry of Railways has sanctioned funds worth Rs 283.1 milli­on for the acquisition of land in four villages of Haridwar district for the Deo­band (Muzaffarnagar)-Roorkee new line project. The project in­volves the construction of a 30 km long new broad gauge line connecting Deo­band (Muzaffarnagar) to Roorkee in Uttar Pradesh, at an esti­mat­ed investment of Rs 8.23 billion.