Urban Realty: How viable are our metro projects?


Urban Realty: How viable are our metro projects?

The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), in its report, said Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is the second most unaffordable metro system in the world in terms of percentage of income spent for using it while asserting Delhi Metro has received nearly 32 percent less than the number of daily passengers it had hoped to serve this year.

Do we need such an unaffordable mass rapid transport system? On Urban Realty today, India’s rush to make cities metro enabled under the lens.

We will also decode, Delhi’s recently cleared land-pooling policy, which we believe has come too late and with too little to make the dream of a world-class future-ready capital a possibility in even the next two decades.

M Ramachandran, former secretary, Ministry of Urban Development and Shreya Gadepalli, South Asia Director at ITDP shared their views and outlook. Read More

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