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

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 NoState/UTName of ProjectPhysical Progress in % (As on 30.06.2021)Remarks
1DelhiDelhi Metro Phase III (including Extensions)99.7750:50 Joint Venture of Government of India and State Government
2Delhi Metro Phase IV (03 Priority Corridors)15.00
3Delhi Metro Extension from Dwarka Sector 21 to India International Convention & Expo Centre (IICC)Dwarka82.00Deposit Work funded by DPIIT, M/o Commerce & Industries
4BiharPatna Metro Rail Project1.0050:50 Joint Venture of Government of India and State Government
5KarnatakaBangalore Metro Rail Project Phase II56.50
6Bangalore Metro Rail Project Phase 2A & 2BPreliminary Civil Works are in progress.
7GujaratAhmedabad Metro Rail Project Phase I70.30
8Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project Phase II0.74
9Surat Metro Rail Project1.23
10Madhya PradeshBhopal Metro Rail Project1.80
11Indore Metro Rail Project0.82
12Uttar PradeshKanpur Metro Rail Project15.0050:50 Joint Venture of Government of India and State Government
13Agra Metro Rail Project5.50
14MaharashtraMumbai Metro Line 367.55
15Nagpur Metro Rail Project Phase I93.09
16Pune Metro Rail Project Phase I59.00
17MaharashtraPune Metro Line III0.01Public Private Partnership Mode
18Mumbai Metro Line 2A95.10State Sector Projects being implemented by Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA)
19Mumbai Metro Line 2B10.05
20Mumbai Metro Line 430.43
21Mumbai Metro Line 528.25
22Mumbai Metro Line 633.45
23Mumbai Metro Line 796.00
24Mumbai Metro Line 9(7A)12.24
25Navi Mumbai Metro Line 170.00Implemented by City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO)
26KeralaKochi Metro Rail Project Phase 1A57.85Being implemented as a state sector project.
27Kochi Metro Rail Project Phase 2Preparatory works are in progressThe proposal received from Govt of Kerala is not yet approved for central financial assistance.
28Tamil NaduChennai Metro Rail Project Phase IIPreliminary works started.Being implemented as state sector project.
29West BengalKolkata Metro East-West Corridor80Funded by M/o Railways – 74% & M/o Housing and Urban Affairs – 26%
30Noapara-Airport-Barasat23Implemented by Ministry of  Railways
31Joka-BBD Bagh Metro Project30
32Baranagar-Barrackpur-Dakshineshwar Metro Project22
33New Garia (Kavi Subhas) – Biman Bandar59
34Delhi & Uttar PradeshDelhi-Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS)14.90Implemented 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 NoState/UTName of Metro Rail ProjectProposed Length (in Km)
1DelhiDelhi Metro Phase IV (Balance 03 corridors)43.67
2Corridor between Kirti Nagar and Bamnoli Village19.09
3MaharashtraNagpur Metro Phase II43.80
4Nashik MetroNeo33.00
5Pune Metro Phase 1A4.413
6Thane Internal Ring Project28.80
7KeralaKochi Metro Phase 1A2
8Kochi Metro Phase II11.2
9Uttar PradeshExtension of Noida Metro from Sector 51 to Knowledge Park14.958
10Gorakhpur MetroLite27.84
11Jammu & KashmirMetroLite in Jammu23.00
12MetroLite in Srinagar25.00
13Tamil NaduChennai Metro Phase II118.9
14Delhi, Haryana, RajasthanDelhi-SNB Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS)107
15SNB-Sotanala Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS)33.3
16Delhi, HaryanaDelhi-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