Delhi Metro Phase IV: Cost of ambitious project slashed by Rs 10,000 crore ahead of nod from Delhi government


Delhi Metro Phase IV: Cost of ambitious project slashed by Rs 10,000 crore ahead of nod from Delhi government

The cost of the much-delayed Phase-IV project of Delhi Metro has been drastically reduced by Rs 10,000 crore in September, just around a month before the government of Delhi approved the project, according to an HT report.

As per the revised detailed project report (DPR) of Delhi Metro Phase-IV project, which was prepared in the month of September, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has brought down the total cost of all the six corridors of Phase-IV project at Rs 45,603 crore. However, in 2016, when the first DPR was submitted to both the Central government and the Delhi government, the total expenditure amount was estimated at Rs 55,208 crore.

The proposed lines for Delhi Metro phase IV are; 28.92 km long Janakpuri (west)-RK Ashram, 12.54 km long Mukundpur-Maujpur, 21.73 km long Rithala-Narela, 20.20 km long Tughlakabad-Aerocity, 12.58 km Inderlok-Indraprastha and 7.96 km long Lajpat Nagar-Saket G-block sections. Read More

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