NHSRCL resumes Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project

NHSRCL resumes Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project

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Ahmedabad, May 24 : The National High Speed Rail Corporation Ltd (NHSRCL), set up for the implementation of Japan supported ambitious over Rs one lakh crore Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project, on Sunday said it has resumed various activities after the lockdown relaxations.

Issuing an update of sorts about the dream project of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the corporation said in a statement issued here that as the lockdown restrictions were slowly being eased, the NHSRCL was gearing up to open all its offices and resume various site works like construction activity, Land acquisition process, Consent camps and utility shifting. 'Lockdown period was used to coordinate all the efforts among different departments and bring them in sync with various stakeholders like RITES and Japanese International Consultants. This was also the time when we held our first ever online pre-bid meeting for three active tenders.

'This is a major leap in moving forward with the help of technology. All NHSRCL head of departments were meeting regularly through video-conferencing in order to share the best practices and update each other on various work being undertaken by them. Work never stopped for us, even during the lockdown,' the statement said.

'Now, as we move toward normalising work routines, but with social distancing and enhanced hygiene standards, all our offices are coming back in full action. Recently, consent camps were organised in Mulad village in Surat district, Utility shifting work resumed in Surat and Ahmedabad, construction work at Sabarmati hub construction site is all picking pace. We are sure that we will be in full action in the near future,' it added. (UNI)