Rural Infrastructure Schemes

11 Maharashtra villages to pool land for integrated township

  1. Context: 11 villages from the Khalapur Nagar panchayat, in Raigad district started an initiative to voluntarily pool 3,500 hectares of land for the development of an integrated township
  2. Similar: similar to the NAINA (Navi Mumbai Airport Influence Notified Area) scheme being undertaken by City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO)
  3. Andhra Pradesh Model: followed the Andhra Pradesh model, where the farmers have contributed 33,000 hectare to government for the establishment of state capital at Amravati
  4. Special purpose vehicle: Villagers to form SPV for planning and development

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