"Goa already has two railway lines. One is the old railways -- South Western Railway and other is the Konkan Railway. It is more than sufficient for a small state such as Goa which is half the size of a district in other states," Rane said.
Nearly 50,000 trees in the Western Ghats region of Goa are slotted for felling to facilitate the three projects spread across the protected forests in and around Mollem village located in the Western Ghats region.
The projects have already been cleared by the National Board for Wildlife in April 2020.
The electricity project is aimed towards drawing 400 KVA power lines from Karnataka and construction of a substation, which will connect the southern and western power grids and enhance power quality in Goa.
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