The Pune municipal corporation (PMC) and Maharashtra metro rail corporation (Maha-Metro) has decided to change the alignment of the metro project on the Ahmednagar road to protect the Aga Khan Palace as per National Monument’s Authority (NMA). So now the project cost would increase by ₹50 crore for civil work and the length of the corridor would be increased by 900 meters.
Metro officials Atul Gadgil and Prakash Waghmare briefed the media persons regarding the decision on Friday. “There are changes in the metro corridor near Aga Khan Palace and the route length would now increase by 900 metres,” confirmed metro officials. The PMC is yet to give final approval for the planned route.
Meanwhile, municipal commissioner Saurabh Rao had recently confirmed to media persons that the PMC would give nod to the alignment changes suggested by Maha-Metro and will officially communicate for the same soon. Read More
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