Chouhan announces metro rail project for Gwalior

ग्वालियर Gwalior (GWL):  Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced metro train project for Gwalior on Friday. He asked district administration officials to prepare a detailed project report for the metro project. Chouhan was addressing a public meeting at Gwalior on Friday.

Union steel and mines minister Narendra Singh Tomar was also present.

Chouhan said flyovers are necessary for a developing city like Gwalior which would be transformed into an ultramodern city within 5 years. For this, he asked public representatives to get action plans chalked out in consultation with district administration. He also laid foundation stone for state’s first 4-storey multi-level parking costing Rs 10.75 crore at City Centre and a sports complex costing Rs 1.75 crore.

He said 25,000 houses for the poor will be constructed in the city in next 5 years. Chief minister assured to make available necessary funds for setting right city’s sewage system. Chouhan also sanctioned Rs. 2 crore for infrastructure works while announcing Rs 50 lakh each for Antari, Dabra, Bilowa, Bhitarwar and Pichhor urban bodies.

Chouhan also laid foundation stones of 242 development works of Gwalior costing Rs 62.68 crore . He said that pace of industrialization will further accelerate following recent Global Investors Summit and lakhs of youths will get employment. He said a new industrial area is coming up at Sitapur and a new industrial corridor is also being developed from Morena to Gwalior.