Date of Post: 26 June, 2018
New Delhi: The MoHUA has received in-principle approval from the Finance Ministry for the phase-4 of Delhi metro and metro rail projects in 5 cities of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh, a senior official said.
- “We have received in-principle approval for metro projects in Madhya Pradesh’s Bhopal and Indore Uttar Pradesh’s Kanpur, Agra and Meerut. We have also received in-principle approval for Delhi-Meerut section of the RRTS,” HUA Secretary D S Mishra said.
- The projects would now be sent to the Public Investment Board (PIB) for its nod and then placed before the Cabinet for its approval, Mishra said.
- On a query over phase IV of the Delhi metro project whose proposal is pending with the AAP government, the official said that Delhi cannot be left to lurch and some decisions need to be taken for commissioning of the project aimed at improving transportation in the national capital.
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