Rajasthan chooses Mono Rail for shorter routes

JAIPUR: After the Jaipur Metro rail project, the urban development and housing (UDH) department is inching towards monorail project on shorter route in the city. In a recent meeting, directions to prepare the feasibility report for the Engineering Project India Limited (EPIL), a company interested to join on the public-private partnership (PPP) model, were given by the UDH department. The state government is already planning to launch the project in Kota. It is learnt the detailed project report (DPR) for the monorail project (Kota) has been prepared by the firm.

A senior UDH official said, “A team of engineers from EPIL would conduct a survey soon. The teams will ascertain the route for the monorail where it will be feasible. The state government is planning to introduce monorail on PPP model.”