Khattar chairs metro project meeting

The 4th meeting of Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority which met under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar in Chandigarh on Monday approved the Detailed Project Report for metro rail connectivity from HUDA City Centre to Cyber City/Rapid Metro.

This would not only help decongest roads but also save vehicle operation cost and time of passengers significantly. It was informed that this metro project would be implemented by Haryana Mass Rapid Transport Corporation (HMRTC). The total length of metro rail line would be 31.11 km and it would have 25 stations and six interchange stations. This metro line would be constructed at an estimated cost of ₹5,126 crore and is likely to be made operational in 2023.

Starting from HUDA City Centre, the metro stations which have been proposed on this route are Sector 45, Cyber Park, Sector 46, Sector 47, Sector 48, Technology Park, Udyog Vihar Phase 6, Sector 10, Sector 37, Basai, Sector 9, Sector 7, Sector 4, Sector 5, Ashok Vihar, Sector 3, Krishna Chowk, Palam Vihar Extension, Palam Vihar, Sector 23 A, Sector 22, Udyog Vihar Phase IV and V and Cyber City. It was also decided that track integration between Metro Corridor and Rapid Metro would be considered for continuous operations.

The GMDA also approved Comprehensive Drainage Plan for Gurugram at an estimated cost of ₹160 crore.

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