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Bangalore-Mysore Expressway Project


Nov 4, 2002
State issues comfort letters to NICE for 2-lane highway upto Bidadi, townships not being taken up [ DH, Nov 5]

Aug 27, 2002
Reserve Bank files a case against ICICI [India Together]

July 18, 2002
Growing demand to shelve BMIC. [The Hindu]

July 15, 2002
MLAs prefer alternatives to BMIC [DH]

June 10, 2002
State govt may review clearances given to BMIC. [ToI, DH]

Jan 9, 2002
State Public Works Minister acknowledges that promoters have not able to raise finances for BMIC, sets deadline.[more]

Dec 31, 2001
State Planning Board Deputy Chairman says BMIC is not going to see the light of day. [more]

Nov 23, 2001
Protests at M.G. Rd, Bangalore.

Oct 6, 2001
Mandya bandh is near total.

Aug 28, 2001
Gok Public Works Minister Dharam Singh announces steep tolls.

Aug/Sep 2001
NHRC requests the GoK to investigate.[ESG follow up to GoK, Press release]

Aug 27, 2001
Letter to the MEF on the eco-clearance raising several issues.

Aug 8, 2001
The MEF gives conditional clearance for the expressway component of BMIC. No clearance for townships.

June 20, 2001
NICE Ltd applies for exemption of LEVIES AND CESSES payable to the Govt of Karnataka.

June 15, 2001
The MEF examines the large numbers of objections received against the BMIC project.[Downloaded page]

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