Chief Secretary Directs Officials To Send Revised Detailed Project Reports Of Kanpur, Agra & Meerut Metro Rails To Centre

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Date of Post: 04 Jan, 2018

Meerut: Chief secretary, Rajive Kumar, directed officials to send the revised DPR (Detailed Project Reports) of Kanpur, Agra & Meerut metro rail projects to the Centre immediately after necessary approvals from the state government.

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  • The new Metro Rail Policy 2017 makes alternate analysis of other modes of mass transit system like BRTS (Bus Rapid Transit System), Light Rail Transit etc mandatory.
  • Kumar, who was taking stock of proposed metro rail projects in the state, on Wednesday asked the officials to also send the comprehensive mobility plan study & alternate analysis report along with the DPR of these cities.


  • Also, the chief secretary set July 1 deadline for commencement of work on the proposed Delhi-Meerut RRTS (Rapid Rail Transit System).
  • The chief secretary asked the officials to complete necessary formalities for inviting bids for the Delhi-Meerut RRTS project & set 2024 completion deadline.

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