Expert committee on Sethusamudram project seeks more time

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New Delhi, Nov 4 (UNI) Considering the large volume of work, the Expert Committee on Sethusamudram channel project today sought extension of time from government for completion of the project.

The Committee, was required to submit its report within one month from the day it started functioning. The Committee has decided to meet again on November 14th and 15th, at Chennai after completion of personal hearings, said an official release.

Over 130 persons appeared before the Committee till yesterday and expressed their views on wide range of issues varying from economic viability to environmental, navigational, security, historical, religious, social and developmental factors, the release said.


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