New routes to ease Airport traffic during Lucknow Metro works

Lucknow (LKO): Considering difficulties faced by residents commuting to and from the airport during metro construction, chief secretary Alok Ranjan has directed Public Works Department to strengthen alternative routes before monsoon begins so that traffic is diverted accordingly from Kanpur Road.

Secretary issued orders to LDA to facilitate in providing land to the Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) on a lease period of 90 years for building corridor, stations and other metro related infrastructure. He said all necessary proceedings should be initiated for transfer of land to LMRC. “All necessary clearances should be availed from the forest department on priority basis”, he added.

He was reviewing the metro project and found the construction pace to be satisfactory. He asked the UPSRTC officials to transfer immediately its land to metro for building of Alambagh metro station and also arrangements should be made for signing of an MOU between UPSRTC and LMRC.

The DM was instructed to provide partial land of Krishna Nagar police station to LMRC for constructing the metro station. He also directed the home department to immediately issue clearances for the above transfer.