Walchandnagar : Deccan Express | Bullet Train | The Mumbai-Pune-Hyderabad High Speed Railway (Bullet Train), the ambitious project of the central government, will pass through 90 villages in seven talukas of Pune district. A survey for the project has begun.
Under the project, land for a 650-km long and 17.5 metre wide route will be acquired. In all, 11 stations have been proposed on the route. Maharashtra, Telangana and Karnataka will benefit from the project. The Bullet Train will pass through 90 villages in Maval, Khed, Haveli, Purandar, Daund, Baramati and Indapur talukas. The train will enter in Pune district at Kurvande-Lonavala and exit at Chakati village in Indapur taluka. It will then enter Solapur district.
At present, the survey is being conducted in Baramati and Indapur talukas. Farmers from Indapur taluka have started opposing the project. Among the farmers are former president of Sugar Federation Prithviraj Jachak and many others. The survey is being conducted to collect data about land belonging to affected farmers. Details are being collected about the farms, through which the Bullet Train route passes. These farms are categorised as irrigated and rainfed. The project-affected families will also be surveyed. Expectations of the project-affected people are being estimated. The socio-ecological impact of the project is also being examined. The firm conducting the survey has been asked to complete the work within two months.
What is being surveyed
– The number houses/buildings getting affected
– The financial condition of families getting affected
– Means of livelihood of the affected families
– The number of members in the affected families and their occupations
– How would the project affect the families?
The taluka-wise villages through which the Bullet Train will pass
Maval – Kurvande, Lonavala, Kusgaon budruk, Dongargaon, Aundhe Khurd, Aundholi, Devale, Bhaje, Malavali, Patan, Karla, Shilatne, Boraj, Takve Khurd, Mundhavare, Valak, Vadivale, Nane, Khadkala, Naigaon, Kanhe, Jambhul, Sangvi, Ambi, Varale, Chakan via Nanoli, Indori, Sudavdi, Sudumbre.
Khed – Khalumbre, Nighoje, Kuruli, Moi, Chimbali, Alandi, Charholi, Dhanore.
Haveli – Moshi, Dhulgaon, Charholi Budruk, Chikhali, Nirgudi, Vadgaon Shinde, Lohegaon, Wagholi, Manjri Khurd, Manjri Budruk, Shevalwadi, Fursungi, Kadamvak Vasti, Loni Kalbhor, Ramoshiwadi, Alandi Mhatobachi, Tarade, Valti, Shindavane.
Purandar – Waghapur, Ambale, Tekavdi, Malshiras, Rajuri, Pise.
Daund – Khor, Padvi.
Baramati – Vadhane, Dandwadi, Naroli, Kololi, Karkhel, Kharadewadi, Undavdi, Supe, Sablewadi, Jaradwadi, Gadikhel, Katfal, Saval, Katewadi.
Indapur – Lakdi, Nimbodi, Sansar, Jachak Vasti, Belwadi, Thoratwadi, Kardanwadi, Paritwadi, Kalamb, Nimsakhar, Khorochi, Boratwadi, Chakati.