In a significant step towards DPR finalisation, a stakeholder consultation workshop on SNB Urban Complex-Sotanala RRTS Corridor was held in Jaipur on December 10, 2019. It is a part of the prioritized Delhi-Alwar RRTS corridor.
- The workshop saw a detailed discussion with participation from various government institutions including MoHUA, NCRPB, various departments of Government of Rajasthan including DMIC, UIT & UDH, Ministry of Environment and Forest, Indian Railways, and DMICDC.
- Addressing the workshop, Chief Secretary, Rajasthan Government, Shri DB Gupta said that RRTS will not only address the issues arising due to urbanization but will also help in reducing pollution in the state.
- Team NCRTC gave an overview of the project to the participants.
- Managing Director, National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC), Shri Vinay Kumar Singh said, “Delhi-Gurugram-Alwar RRTS corridor will be a gamechanger for transportation in the region. It will not only result in socio-economic development but will also bring people and places closer in NCR.”
- NCRTC – a Joint Sector Company of Govt of India and States of Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan and U.P, is implementing the Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) projects across the NCR of India.
- One of the three RRTS corridors prioritized for implementation, Delhi-Gurugram-Alwar is planned to be implemented in three stages.
- In stage I, Delhi–Gurugram – Rewari – SNB Urban Complex will be constructed.
- In Stage II, it will be extended from SNB Urban Complex to Sotanala and in Stage III, SNB Urban Complex to Alwar will be constructed.
- The 106 km long, Delhi-Gurugram-SNB corridor will be elevated for about 71 km (11 stations), the remaining 35 km (5 stations) will be constructed underground, mostly in Delhi & Gurugram.