Cabinet approves metro line extension in Noidaravi2710 | May 17, 2018 | 0 | Delhi Metro , DMRC
The Cabinet on Wednesday approved extension of metro rail network from Noida City Centre to Sector-62, which borders Ghaziabad in UP, with an investment of Rs 1,967 crore, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here.
The new line will be extension of the Dwarka-Noida City Centre line of Delhi Metro and is proposed to have six stations.
Briefing reporters on the Cabinet decisions, Prasad said the total stretch for the extension is 6.675 kms long and it will provide transport facilities to a large number of people living in Noida, besides catering to residents of close-by areas of Ghaziabad.
The minister said Noida is expanding in terms of commerce and educational facilities and the extended line will help in greater mobility of people.
The project will also result in development of more residential and commercial complexes in the region and also help more to move to the satellite town of Delhi, thus decongesting the national capital, an official release said.
“Under Delhi Metro corridor, metro line will be extended from Noida City Centre to Sector 62, Noida… Rs 1,967 crore would be spent on the expansion,” Prasad said.
The Centre’s liability will be to tune of Rs 340. 60 crore on account of grant and subordinate debt for the project, an official release said.