Noida to get direct Metro connectivity with Ghaziabad

The Ghaziabad Improvement Authority board on Tuesday cleared a proposal to pay Rs 1.1 crore to the Delhi Metro Rail Company (DMRC) for an in depth undertaking report (DPR) on extending two metro routes.

The 2 Metro extensions have been proposed from Sector 62 in Noida to Indirapuram in Ghaziabad and from Vaishali to Mohan Nagar.

Officers stated the discharge of funds for the detailed undertaking report preparations was authorized in the course of the infrastructure growth funds assembly held in Meerut final week.

“DMRC will put together the report for the 2 extensions. Each of those will cross by way of the Mohan Nagar Metro station, making it an enormous interchange hub. DMRC may even think about the regional speedy transit system route that runs over the Hyperlink Highway close to Vasundhara. They may even must think about the pending points pertaining to the CISF (NH-24) highway, the place the widening of NH-24 is proposed. The metro route will lengthen from Sector 62 of Noida over NH-24 in direction of Indirapuram,” Vijay Kumar Yadav, vice-chairman of GDA, stated.

The extension from Vaishali to Mohan Nagar has a proposed transit route of round 5 kilometres whereas the opposite extension, from Indirapuram to Mohan Nagar, will probably be round four-and-a-half kilometers lengthy.

The proposal for extending each the routes in direction of Mohan Nagar to make it a significant interchange hub was cleared over the last board assembly of the authority in April.

The Mohan Nagar Metro station can be a proposed cease on the under-construction 9.41km metro extension from Dilshad Backyard to New bus stand in Ghaziabad. The extension is underneath development and points associated to its funding are but to be resolved.

“The difficulty is pending on the state degree. Different departments should contribute their respective share in direction of development prices. In any case, we won’t enable the undertaking to hit a roadblock as a consequence of paucity of funds,” Yadav stated.

In December 2014, the overall price of the 9.41km hyperlink was revised and elevated by Rs 440 crore, to a complete of Rs 2,210 crore. The earlier price, estimated in 2012, was Rs 1,770 crore. As per the 2012 projections, the state companies have been slated to pay Rs 1,116 crore however their share now stands at Rs 1,479.6 crore.

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