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Some sections of the Maharashtra government oppose land acquisition for the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) citing strong opposition from the locals. Reports indicate that for implementing the DMIC project, 75,000 acre land is needed.
The Union Cabinet has cleÂared the proposal for infusion of Rs 18,500 crore in the Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corporation (DMICDC). The 1,483-km project running through seven states will come up along the proposed Delhi-Mumbai dedicated rail freight corridor.