The State Cabinet that met here on Tuesday decided to form a Metropolitan area (Mahanagar Kshetra) for the implementation of the metro rail project in Bhopal and Indore cities. Bhopal Metropolitan Area will include Bhopal Investment Area and Mandideep Investment Area. Mhow Investment Area and Pithampur Investment Area have been added in Indore Metropolitan Area.
The Cabinet approved a project related to developing a new industrial area in the Indore-Pithampur Investment Region. Under the project, the Pithampur Industrial Investment Sector 4 and 5 will be developed in two phases at a cost of Rs 550 crore on 586.70 hectares of land.
The Cabinet approved the proposal related to allotment of 7.902 hectare land for the construction of stadium in Gwalior for disabled boys and girls.
The Cabinet also granted approval to the proposal of setting up a bulk drug park in the state. Pharma units under this park to be set up under the Bulk Drug Park Incentive Scheme of the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers.