UP Govt to sign agreement for Lucknow Metro project with DMRC

लखनऊ Lucknow (LKO): Uttar Pradesh government will soon sign an agreement with Delhi Metro Rail Corporation for a metro rail project in Noida.

“An agreement will be made between Noida and DMRC for a metro rail project between Kalindi Kunj and Botanical garden. The CEO Noida has been authorised to sign it,” a spokesman said.

The decision in this regard was taken today at a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. However, no date for the signing of the agreement has not been finalised yet.

“The distance between these two stations will be 3.962 kilometers. The entire cost of the project will be 845 crores. 80 per cent of the total expenditure will be borne by the UP government and the 20 per cent by the Centre,” he added.

The cabinet also approved new tehsils – Kaptanganj and Khadda – in Kushinagar district and Bangarmau in Unnao district.