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Rajasthan clears Bill for govt to set up townships in DMIC

The Bill will allow the setting up of a regional development authority to develop integrated townships

The Bharatiya Janata Party-led Rajasthan government threw another surprise after it managed to pass the Special Investment Region Bill, 2016, in the Assembly amid strong protests from its own legislators and the Congress. The Bill will allow the state government to set up integrated industrial townships in the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC), which runs 150 km on either sides of the 1,500-km dedicated freight corridor.Read more from our special coverage on "RAJASTHAN"Rajasthan considering online registration of FIRs The state government is initially planning to set up townships ...