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Trans-harbour link gets centre funding boost

mumbai Updated: Oct 31, 2012 01:26 IST
Ketaki Ghoge
Ketaki Ghoge
Hindustan Times
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The 22-km long Mumbai Trans-Harbour Link (MTHL), that will connect the island city to the mainland and which has been stuck at the planning stage for three decades, got a major boost on Tuesday with the most crucial nod for the project coming from the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA).

The DEA has given an in-principle nod to finance 20% of the project.

Another piece of good news for the ambitious project is the green nod from the Ministry of Environment and Forests. This, however, comes with a few conditions.