Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government has confirmed its plan to proceed with its controversial Semi high-speed rail project which is popular as the SilverLine project. In a major move, the government has extended the term of the staff who were hired for land acquisition related to the SilverLine Project. It is learnt that the government has extended the contract of these employees by a year.
The government is all set to resume the social impact survey and demarcation of the boundaries.
The term of the employees in 7 posts at the deputy collector office in Ernakulam and 18 posts in special tehsildar offices in 11 districts have been extended by a year.
Though the government didn’t obtain the centre’s approval for the project yet, efforts are being taken to speed up the formalities related to it.