MoHUA shares present status of expansion works of various Metro Rail Projects across India

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The present status of expansion works of various metro rail projects in the country including Kochi metro phase-2 is given in Annexure I. Urban transport, which is an integral part of urban development, is a state subject. Hence, respective State Governments are responsible for initiating, developing and funding urban transport infrastructure including metro rail projects. 

  • The Central Government considers financial assistance for metro rail proposals in cities or urban agglomerates, on the basis of extant policy, feasibility of the proposal and availability of resources, as and when posed by the concerned State Governments.
  • The proposals received from various State Governments/Union Territories (UTs) for implementation of Metro Rail/MetroLite/MetroNeo/Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) projects, as given in Annexure II, are in various stages of appraisal/approval.

Annexure I:

Present Status of Expansion Works of Various Metro Rail Projects in the Country:-

Sr No State/UT Name of Project Physical Progress in % (As on 30.06.2021) Remarks
1 Delhi Delhi Metro Phase III (including Extensions) 99.77 50:50 Joint Venture of Government of India and State Government
2 Delhi Metro Phase IV (03 Priority Corridors) 15.00
3 Delhi Metro Extension from Dwarka Sector 21 to India International Convention & Expo Centre (IICC)Dwarka 82.00 Deposit Work funded by DPIIT, M/o Commerce & Industries
4 Bihar Patna Metro Rail Project 1.00 50:50 Joint Venture of Government of India and State Government
5 Karnataka Bangalore Metro Rail Project Phase II 56.50
6 Bangalore Metro Rail Project Phase 2A & 2B Preliminary Civil Works are in progress.
7 Gujarat Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project Phase I 70.30
8 Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project Phase II 0.74
9 Surat Metro Rail Project 1.23
10 Madhya Pradesh Bhopal Metro Rail Project 1.80
11 Indore Metro Rail Project 0.82
12 Uttar Pradesh Kanpur Metro Rail Project 15.00 50:50 Joint Venture of Government of India and State Government
13 Agra Metro Rail Project 5.50
14 Maharashtra Mumbai Metro Line 3 67.55
15 Nagpur Metro Rail Project Phase I 93.09
16 Pune Metro Rail Project Phase I 59.00
17 Maharashtra Pune Metro Line III 0.01 Public Private Partnership Mode
18 Mumbai Metro Line 2A 95.10 State Sector Projects being implemented by Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA)
19 Mumbai Metro Line 2B 10.05
20 Mumbai Metro Line 4 30.43
21 Mumbai Metro Line 5 28.25
22 Mumbai Metro Line 6 33.45
23 Mumbai Metro Line 7 96.00
24 Mumbai Metro Line 9(7A) 12.24
25 Navi Mumbai Metro Line 1 70.00 Implemented by City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO)
26 Kerala Kochi Metro Rail Project Phase 1A 57.85 Being implemented as a state sector project.
27 Kochi Metro Rail Project Phase 2 Preparatory works are in progress The proposal received from Govt of Kerala is not yet approved for central financial assistance.
28 Tamil Nadu Chennai Metro Rail Project Phase II Preliminary works started. Being implemented as state sector project.
29 West Bengal Kolkata Metro East-West Corridor 80 Funded by M/o Railways – 74% & M/o Housing and Urban Affairs – 26%
30 Noapara-Airport-Barasat 23 Implemented by Ministry of  Railways
31 Joka-BBD Bagh Metro Project 30
32 Baranagar-Barrackpur-Dakshineshwar Metro Project 22
33 New Garia (Kavi Subhas) – Biman Bandar 59
34 Delhi & Uttar Pradesh Delhi-Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) 14.90 Implemented by National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC)

Annexure II:

Details of Proposals Received From Various State Governments/Union Territories (UTS) for Implementation of Metro Rail/Metrolite/Metroneo/RRTS Projects which are in Various Stages of Appraisal/Approval.

Sr No State/UT Name of Metro Rail Project Proposed Length (in Km)
1 Delhi Delhi Metro Phase IV (Balance 03 corridors) 43.67
2 Corridor between Kirti Nagar and Bamnoli Village 19.09
3 Maharashtra Nagpur Metro Phase II 43.80
4 Nashik MetroNeo 33.00
5 Pune Metro Phase 1A 4.413
6 Thane Internal Ring Project 28.80
7 Kerala Kochi Metro Phase 1A 2
8 Kochi Metro Phase II 11.2
9 Uttar Pradesh Extension of Noida Metro from Sector 51 to Knowledge Park 14.958
10 Gorakhpur MetroLite 27.84
11 Jammu & Kashmir MetroLite in Jammu 23.00
12 MetroLite in Srinagar 25.00
13 Tamil Nadu Chennai Metro Phase II 118.9
14 Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan Delhi-SNB Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) 107
15 SNB-Sotanala Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) 33.3
16 Delhi, Haryana Delhi-Panipat Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) 103.02

This information was given by the Minister of State in the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Shri Kaushal Kishore, in a written reply in the Lok Sabha on 29th July 21.


Source: PIB-Press Release | Image Credit (representational): DMRC

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