DELHI-MUMBAI INDUSTRIAL CORRIDOR
Date : 22 Oct 2008
Location : New Delhi
The Government of India accorded ‘in-principle’ approval to the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) project outline in August, 2007 which envisages inter-alia Project Development Work for implementation through Public Private Partnership of world class infrastructure in the region including road transport connectivity. A Central Special Purpose Vehicle named DMIC Development Corporation (DMICDC) has been incorporated in January 2008 and the corporation has appointed an International consultant for preparation of Detailed Perspective Plan for overall DMIC Region with pre-feasibility studies which includes road linkages to be developed in the region.
M/s Gujarat Infrastructure Development Board (GIDB), a Government of Gujarat entity has forwarded a proposal for augmentation of roads in Gujarat in the Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor. DMICDC has also entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with GIDB in July 2008 to facilitate development of select early bird projects.
: DMICDC has since then selected an International Consultant for preparation of Development Plan for the identified Investment Region in the State of Gujarat.
This information was given by Shri Ashwani Kumar, Minister of State for Industry, in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today.