Cabinet approves two Metro rail projects in Madhya Pradesh
October 3, 2018
The Union Cabinet approved on Wednesday two Metro rail projects in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh — in Indore and Bhopal. The Indore project will run along the Ring Line (Bengali Square – Vijay Nagar – Bhawarsala – Airport – Patasia – Bengali Square). The total number of stations on the line are 30. The project will provide continuous availability of affordable, reliable, safe, secure and seamless transport system in the urban agglomeration of the city, which will reduce the accidents, pollution, travel time, energy consumption, anti-social incidents as well as regulate urban expansion and land use for sustainable development. The estimated cost of the project is Rs 7,500.80 crore and the project will be completed in four years.