DMRC Advisor Shri Daljeet Singh urges expedited Patna Metro construction, prioritising safety and efficiency

In a decisive move to ensure the timely completion of the Patna Metro Rail Project, Shri Daljeet Singh, Advisor (Special Works) at Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), has issued directives to intensify the construction efforts with an unwavering focus on safety standards.

More Details:

Advisor (Special Works), Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), Shri Daljeet Singh said that the Metro is committed to operate safely within its assigned timeline. Shri Daljeet Singh took stock of the construction sites of Patna Metro Rail Project and inspected the ongoing civil, electrical and track related works at the construction sites of Malahi Pakdi, Khemnichak, Bhootnath Road, ISBT Depot, RPS Mor, Sagunamore, Patliputra Station etc.

During Inspection:

  • Besides inspecting the progress works of Patna Metro Rail Project, he also inspected public safety in and around the construction sites, removal of encroachments from the narrow roads parallel to the construction sites, arrangement of parallel roads to avoid traffic jams around the metro construction sites, expediting the construction works.

  • He directed the DMRC officials to ensure compliance by the contractors with respect to cleanliness, safety issues, providing proper zebra crossing facilities for pedestrians at places of diversions due to construction.
  • Shri Singh said that the Metro is committed to minimising inconvenience to the public along with quality work as well as safety of citizens in the areas around the Metro construction sites.
  • The purpose behind conducting inspections on construction sites from time to time is to ensure that construction is carried out safely and smoothly, besides speeding up the construction work.

Future Implementation:

Advisor (Special Works), Shri Singh also inquired about the progress of the ongoing construction work of the 1.5 km long underground heritage art tunnel (Art Tunnel) being constructed by DMRC, connecting Bihar Museum to Patna Museum and also the future execution plans and progress of work at other Patna metro construction sites. He directed the officials to speed up the construction work of the metro.

The Patna Metro Rail Project stands as a testament to DMRC’s commitment to enhancing urban mobility in the region, promising a blend of cultural homage and modern convenience upon completion.

Source: DMRC – Press Release | Images Credit: DMRC

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