Mega Leather Cluster Project In Kanpur Gains Momentum, Commissioner Visits Site

Mega Leather Cluster Project In Kanpur Gains Momentum, Commissioner Visits Site

Kanpur, January 13 (TNA) The Uttar Pradesh government had recently announced the “Mega Leather Cluster” for Kanpur. It will have great positive impact on environment protection, clean Ganga, boosting the export of leather goods as also creating jobs.

According importance to the project, Divisional Commissioner of Kanpur, Raj Shekhar on Wednesday visited the proposed site of the Mega Leather cluster at Ramaipur village.

The officer was accompanied by Ashraf (Director Mega Leather cluster Development UP Limited now referred as Special Purpose vehicle (SPV), SE PWD, SE Transmission, SDM Sadar, GM UPSIDA and others. The 38.17 hectares land exchange proposal between the GS land and the reserved land will be prepared in next one week and will be sent to Government for approval by January 20 by SPV & UPSIDA.

The revised proposal of 34.5 Hectare land that the UPSIDA needs to give to the Government in exchange of the reserved land will be submitted to DM office in next one week. 95 hectares Gram Sabha land has already been resumed in favour of UPSIDA by Commissioner till now, officials informed.

After visiting the site, it was also found that there is a need of 2 to 4 lane road from Ramaipur to Sachendi. The total length of this road will be 11 kms. Commissioner directed SE PWD & SDM sadar to get it examined and to prepare a Proposal for 2 land extendable to 4 lane in next 15 days and to submit the same to commissioner office

Commissioner also directed SDM Sadar to identify all the ponds & water bodies as per the oldest records and to measure them on the site and to ensure that they are retained in the same condition in records and on site also. And also to give one copy with map and revenue records of the above to UPSIDA & SPV.

Raj Shekhar also directed SE Power Transmission to check for dedicated power requirements for the mega leather cluster & also to check for shifting of any major high tension lines in the area and to report back to Commissioner in one week.

The Commissioner also asked UPSIDA and SPV to prepare and to submit detailed project report (DPR) as soon as possible to the Government.

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