TCS-Indore campus gathers momentum: Three-quarters land acquired
Indore: The Indore Development Authority (IDA) has successfully managed to register 75 acres of land out of the 100 acres that it plans to hand over to the Tata Consultancy services (TCS) where the I-T giant will build its campus.
On Tuesday, a team led by IDA official, Rajneesh Shrivastav, conducted a registry camp at villages to accelerate the process of land acquisition. In a special camp organised on Tuesday, 11 farmers from Tigaria Badshah village handed the land over to the IDA. The civic body had already 14 acres in its name. The remaining 25 acres of land is in the process of being allotted to the IDA and talks on it between officials will take place on Wednesday. Read: Govt gives green signal, TCS-Indore dream to turn into reality soon
TCS will build a massive campus here on the Super Corridor which will take Indore’s development to the next level.
The farmers who have given their land to the IDA said that they have told the authorities that they want to be rehabilitated in the vicinity. Officials of the IDA have been conducting discussions over the issue with farmers for the past two days. The IDA has taken the demands of the farmers from them in written. Read: TCS Indore hits another govt roadblock
TCS plans to invest Rs 1000 crore in its Indore campus in the next five years. The I-T giant said that around 25000 people would be hired for its operations in Indore.
As far as medical hub project is concerned, the IDA claims that acquisition of farmland for it is complete in Tigaria Badshah belt, and the process of land acquisition for inter-state bus terminal (ISBT) is going on. TCS-Indore saga: Political leaders, social groups up in arms
The 29-acre ISBT is to come up near MR-10 bridge near the Khan River. For this, the IDA has to acquire some 21 acres land.
(With inputs from DNA)