Wednesday 9 May 2012

Proposals for Metro Train

The following lines have been sanctioned by the Government for inclusion in Delhi MRTS Phase-III at present:-
·         Jahangirpuri – Badli (4.489 km.)
·         Central Secretariat – Kashmere Gate (9.37 km.)
·         Mukundpur – Yamuna Vihar (55.697 km.)
·         Janakpuri West – Kalindi Kunj (33.494 km.)

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. (DMRC) has reported that overall 6% physical progress of civil & design works has been achieved for the Phase-III project as on 31.3.2012. Besides this, Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) on the following additional lines to be included as part of Phase-III have been prepared and submitted by DMRC as per directions of the Government:-
(i)         Extension of Mundka line to Bahadurgarh
(ii)       Metro connectivity from Dwarka to Najafgarh
(iii) Extension of metro line from Yamuna Vihar to Shiv Vihar
            Representations have been received from the Chief Minister, Haryana, Members of Parliament (MPs), Members of Legislative Assembly (Delhi) for sanctioning of extension of Delhi Metro to the following areas of Delhi / National capital region:-
        i.            Metro connection from Dwarka to Najafgarh.
      ii.            Metro connection from Yamuna Vihar to Shiv Vihar.
    iii.            Metro connection from Mukundpur to Shiv Vihar.
    iv.            Extension of Mukundpur-Yamuna Vihar line upto Jahangirpuri.
      v.            Extension of Delhi Metro to Bawana and Narela.    
    vi.            Extension of Delhi Metro from Mundka to Bahadurgarh.
  vii.            Metro connection from Andheria Mor to Airport.
viii.            Metro connectivity from Nand Nagri to New Ashok Nagar.
    ix.            Metro extension upto Ghaziabad New Bus Adda and Loni (Ghaziabad).
      x.            Extension of Delhi Metro Rail Line from Lado Sarai to Badarpur and Khanpur to Mool Chand Hospital, Lajpat Nagar.
    xi.            Extension of Delhi Metro to Manesar.
  xii.            Extension of Delhi Metro from YMCA Chowk to Ballabhgarh.
Expansion of metro services is an ongoing process with reference to urbanization. Metro rail projects are considered in Government depending upon the proposals received from the State Governments. However, the consideration of the proposals and their sanction depend upon a number of parameters viz. the project justification, availability of resources and relative prioritization, etc. Government of India supports development of public transport in line with National Urban Transport Policy (NUTP) subject to availability of resources.
                        The funds allocated and released by the Union  Government, National Capital Territory of Delhi (GNCTD) and Delhi Development Authority (DDA) to DMRC for Phase-III during 2011-12 are as under:-
                                                                                                            (Rs. in crore)
Funds allocated
Funds released
Funds spent by DMRC

The funds are spent by the DMRC for the project as a whole.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Urban Development   Shri Saugata Roy in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha 

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