Pune: Work Speed Up For Land Acquisition In 13 Villages For Baramati-Phaltan-Lonand Railway Line 

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Pune, 17th May 2022: Work on the Baramati-Phaltan-Lonand railway line, which was hampered by the Corona, has now gained momentum. The process of acquisition of lands in 13 villages on this route from Baramati to Phaltan is being expedited and this process will be completed by the end of June.

District Collector Rajesh Deshmukh said that “In order to complete the land acquisition work on time, it was decided to review this work daily.”




The work of Phaltan to Lonand has been completed. However, the land acquisition work from Baramati to Phaltan is still incomplete. Land acquisition work has been completed between Late and Malwadi villages on this route. Land acquisition in the remaining 13 villages is planned to be expedited.

Collector Dr Deshmukh said, “The railway line from Baramati to Phaltan is 37.20 km long. The lands in 15 villages will have to be taken over. Land acquisition in two villages has been completed. Land acquisition in the remaining villages will be completed by the end of June. For this, land acquisition is being reviewed every evening at 6.30 pm through a video call.”

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Meanwhile, 183 hectares of land will have to be acquired for this railway line. Land acquisition will be done through negotiations and proposals for land survey and valuation will be made expeditiously.




“There will be no shortage of funds for land acquisition. Funds of Rs 115 crore have been received from the Railway Department. Out of this, the fund balance is around Rs. 50 crores. Therefore, the landowners will be compensated immediately,” said Dr. Deshmukh said.




Project Review


Length of Baramati to Lonand road is 63.65 kms




Work on Phaltan to Lonand route completed




Road from Baramati to Phaltan is 37.20 kms




Land acquisition completed in two villages on Baramati to Phaltan road




Daily review meeting for land acquisition in 13 villages