नयी दिल्ली New Delhi: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has given a nod to construct three metro lines for a direct metro connectivity from Greater Noida, Noida and Delhi NCR region. Noida Industrial Development Authority (NIDA) claims of no more delay as the roadblocks in the project have been cleared and the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) is slated to be signed soon.
There is a dire need to have a direct metro connectivity from Greater Noida, Noida and Delhi NCR region for which NIDA has proposed to construct three metro lines. Noida Industrial Development Authority (NIDA) claims that there will be no more in this project in Noida as DMRC has approved this suggestion floated by NIDA. They also mentioned that the roadblocks in the project have been removed and a final report has been sent to the Uttar Pradesh government.
“Final report was sent to the state government for approval and we are hopeful towards government’s approval,” says VK Pawar, Additional Chief Executive Officer (ACEO) of NIDA said. ACEO also told that state government have forwarded some queries which would be submitted within a week. The official also stated that DMRC has agreed to sign the memorandum of understanding (MoU).
On the occasion of the Noida foundation day, Chairman Rama Raman mentioned to start the project very soon. “NIDA has prepared all required documents and reports and has sent it to DMRC and state government. There will be no more delay in project.” He also added that the MoU will be signed soon as the government has assured of speedy approval.”
This move has been taken to have a direct metro connectivity form Greater Noida, Noida and Delhi NCR area for which construction of three metro lines is in pipeline. DMRC will develop a 3.962 km long metro line between Kalindi Kunj and Botanical Garden, Noida at a cost of Rs 845 crore.
Another extension will be made from Sector 32 to Sector 62 at a cost of Rs 600 crore. This will be 6.675 km long metro track.The third metro will be from Noida City Center, Alpha-2 to Greater Noida. This 30 km long metro track will be developed at a cost of 5000 crore. According to officials, Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC), a newly-formed company, will undertake the construction of the 30 km metro line between Noida Sector 37 to Alpha-2 in Greater Noida. “Noida authority will bear 80 per cent of total cost while 20 per cent remaining will be allotted by the central government. The cost for the construction in Noida and Greater Noida will be shared by both Noida and Greater Noida authorities as per the proportionate area,” VK Pawar, ACEO, NIDA concludes.
“NIDA has prepared all required documents and reports and has sent it to DMRC and state government. There will be no more delay in project”, said Rama Raman, Chairman, NIDA