Bangalore Mysore corridor project hits another road block

the fight between the Karnataka government and Bangalore-based Nandi Infrastructure Corridor Enterprise (nice) has taken yet another ugly turn. nice has filed a petition against the state government for failing to handover land for the Bangalore-Mysore Infrastructure Corridor Project. The petition is coming up for hearing on August 27 at the Supreme Court.

"According to the framework agreement, the state government has to issue land sale deed in favour of project promoter, but it has stalled its issuance. We have no option but to file contempt petition,' says Manjunath Naikar, public relations officer, nice, Bangalore.Earlier, on April 20 last year, the apex court had directed the Karnataka government to expedite work on the corridor project, which is facing roadblocks since its inception (see