Yeddyurappa rules out scrapping NICE project

Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa on Thursday ruled out scrapping the Bangalore Mysore Infrastructure Corridor (BMIC) project, being undertaken by the Nandi Infrastructure Corridor Enterprise (NICE), and said acquisition of excess land would be returned to the farmers.Speaking in the Legislative Assembly, Mr. Yeddyurappa said the Government had not given an inch of additional land to the NICE other than agreed to in the framework agreement for 20,193 acres signed years ago.

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