An official release said that the move will allow transfer or alienation of land including defence land to metro rail companies having 50:50 partnership between the Center and the state government concerned on the same pattern and terms and conditions as applicable to public sector undertakings and statutory bodies.

"As per this decision, the on-going and future metro rail projects would be facilitated to get completed within the approved cost and time with subsequent project benefits to the people," the release said.


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