UP Government Grants Rs 286 Crore For Agra Metro Project
Soon, availability to show signs of improvement in the city of Agra! As of late, the Uttar Pradesh government exhibited its Budget 2020-21 in the state Assembly. In the financial limit, an assignment of Rs 286 crore has been proposed for Agra Metro Rail Project. With the execution of this undertaking, Agra, which is viewed as the third most crowded city of Uttar Pradesh, will get its own metro organize. The undertaking is required to decongest the city’s substantial traffic and control the contamination level. The Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) is the nodal office for the Agra Metro venture.
Agra Metro Rail Project: Key highlights
Agra Metro will have two corridors, which will interface noticeable vacationer puts over the city including Taj Mahal, Sikandra, Agra Fort just as Raja Ki Mandi railroad station, Agra Cantt. railroad station, Medical College, ISBT, Collectorate, Sanjay Place, and other close by thickly populated local locations.
The 14 km long passageway from Sikandra to Taj East Gate hall will be somewhat raised and halfway underground and it will cover 13 Stations, out of which 6 stations will be raised and 7 stations will be underground.
The other passageway 15.40 km long hall from Agra Cantt. to Kalindi Vihar will incorporate 14 stations. All the stations will be raised right now.
Both the proposed passageways will incorporate Multimodal Integration with railroad stations just as BRTS stations. Likewise, the Metro framework will incorporate a feeder system of transport, Non Motorized Transport, and Intermediate Public Transport.
The evaluated cost of the Agra Metro Rail Project is Rs 8,379.62 crore. During the money related year 2019-20, the Uttar Pradesh government had just dispensed a measure of Rs 175 crore.
Other than Agra Metro, the Uttar Pradesh government in its Budget 2020-21 proposed Rs 358 crore for Kanpur Metro Rail Project and Rs 200 crore for Metro Rail extends in Gorakhpur and different urban areas.