Metro Railway has released a detailed calendar with tentative dates for completion of ongoing projects in the city.
Denying allegations that the projects have got inordinately delayed, Metro has announced that five projects totalling 87.38km are under various stages of progress and would be completed on schedule. Officials say that at least 51km would be commissioned by 2020 end.
“Of the 16.72km Joka-Esplanade link, the 9km stretch between Joka and Majerhat will be completed by December, 2019. The 32km Kavi Subhash-Airport has also been divided into phases. While the 5km link from Kavi Subhash to Hemendra Mukherjee (Ruby) will be ready by June, 2018, the 10km Phase-II between Hemendra Mukherjee and Sector V will be completed by June, 2019. The 4km stretch between Noapara and Dakshineswar will also be completed by June, 2019,” Indrani Banerjee, CPRO, Metro Railway, said.
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