An industrial township would be developed between Bhopal and Indore. Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan instructed the officials concerned to identify land for establishing the new industrial township. The distance between Indore and Bhopal is about 200 kilometers. While Pithampur industrial centre is situated near Indore, Mandideep exists near Bhopal.
Chouhan issued the instructions while reviewing the progress of Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) project here on Monday. CM directed the officials to complete various works related to the project at the earliest. Commerce and industries minister Kailash Vijayvargiya and chief secretary R Parasuram were also present on the occasion. According to a release, Chouhan said wherever government land was available en route Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor Project, it should be first identified for industries. Besides, development works pertaining to BhopalBina, Bhopal-Indore and Jabalpur-Singrauli industrial corridors should also be expedited.
He also directed that land for industries should be identified near AB Road in Bhind, Morena and Datia districts.
At the meeting, progress of the Knowledge City proposed near Ujjain was also reviewed. It was informed that process was underway to acquire land for the City. Consent has been given to acquire vacant space in Special Economic Zone, Pithampur for a multi-modal logistics hub. Similarly, inprinciple consent has been given for an economic corridor from Indore airport to Pithampur.