12 Aug 2012

Delhi Metro Phase-III

Following proposals were deliberated and approved by the Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) as part of Delhi Metro Phase-III in its meeting held here today: 

(i)    Metro connection from Dwarka to Najafgarh:
Length   5.50 km., fully elevated;  total stations-4 (DwarkaNajafgarh Depot, Municipal Corporation and Najafgarh);
Completion Cost of Rs. 1,070 crore, out of which Rs.705 crore to be shared by Government of India and Government of NCT of Delhi in equal proportion and balance of Rs.365 crore to be met from loan from JICA;
This corridor is targeted for completion by DMRC in 3 years by  2015;
Estimated ridership will be 48,000 passengers per day in 2015 and 61,000 passengers per day in 2022. 
Najafgarh has one of the biggest ‘Aanaj Mandi’ (Grain Market) and hosts important Government establishments like Border Security Force Camp, Central Reserve Police Force Camp, Indo-Tibetan Border Police, etc.   It is also the central point to connect to villages while travelling from Bahadurgarh to Gurgaon.

(ii)  Extension of Mukundpur-Yamuna Vihar metro line to Shiv Vihar:
Length 2.717 km, fully elevated, out of which 1.4 km will be in U.P. area;
Total 2 stations, out of which one metro station namely Johri Enclave is in U.P.
Additional completion cost implication of this line is Rs. 281.78 crore (with central taxes) which will be shared by Government of India to the tune of Rs.209.08 including JICA loan of Rs.181 crore; Rs.20.10 crore by Government of Delhi and Rs.51.88 crore by the  Government of U.P.
 This corridor is targeted for completion by March, 2016.
The implementation of Yamuna Vihar – Shiv Vihar extension will provide the much desired metro facility for Shiv Viharand adjoining areas and can later on be extended to Loni in U.P.

(iii) Extension of Delhi Metro from Mundka to Bahadurgarh, in Haryana:
Length -  11.182 kms.(6.31 km in Delhi and 4.88 km in Haryana), fully elevated;
total number of stations- 7 (Mundka Industrial Area, GhevraTikri KalanTikri Border, Modern Industrial Estate, Bus Stand and City Park );
Estimated cost of Rs.1991 crore, Delhi portion – Rs.1079 crore and Haryana portion Rs.912 crore.   Total contribution from Government of India for Delhi portion is Rs.518 crore which includes JICA loan of Rs.222 crore and DDA contribution of Rs.54 crore.  Government of Haryana has also agreed to provide Rs.152 crore as grant for Delhi portion. Rs.168 crore will be raised through property development by DMRC. Balance cost of Rs.152 crore will be met by GNCTD.
For Haryana portion, contribution from Government of India is Rs.204 crore, from Government of Haryana is Rs.598crore and DMRC is Rs.110 crore.
This corridor is targeted for completion by March, 2016.
 The implementation of the proposed corridor will provide the much needed rapid transport facility between Delhi andBahadurgahHaryana.  Estimated ridership is 96,000 in 2016-17.  This is the 5th town in the National Capital Region to be connected by Delhi Metro network after Gurgaon (Haryana), NOIDA (U.P.), Vaishali (U.P.) and Faridabad (Haryana).

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