Though Maha metro is yet to finalize the detailed project report (DPR) for Metro Rail phase-II (worth around Rs10,000 crore), former mayor and corporator Pravin Datke, who coordinates with Union minister Nitin Gadkari for city’s infrastructure projects, said a formal announcement is likely in the budget.
“Mahametro has prepared a tentative DPR of phase-II which will be present ed on February 3. Phase-II is very crucial as it make travelling to the outskirts faster,” he said.
Also, Mahametro has sought funds of Rs2,100 crore for Metro Rail in 2018-19. “This will be a very important fiscal for Metro Rail as we have to complete works on two corridors and launch commercial operation. Flow of funds is very important to maintain the project’s momentum,” an official said. Read More…
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