BHOPAL, INDIA (Metro Rail News): Chief Minister of Bhopal declared that the Bhopal metro will start functioning by September 2023 and laid the foundation stones for eight metro stations. During an event, Chauhan state,” Now Bhopal can also be called as Metro City Bhopal, just like the way it is called as, “Green Bhopal”, “Clean Bhopal” and “Hi-tech Bhopal”.
Moreover, the Prime Minister of India recently launched Rani Kamlapati Metro Station in Madhya Pradesh. The Metro rail, which will start from September 2023, will benefit lakhs of people of Bhopal. Madhya Pradesh has well-coordinated between the interest of the poor section of society and the dimensions of development. Chauhan remembered and appraised the late Babulal Gaur’s efforts to bring the Metro Rail Project to Bhopal. CM also performed the Bhoomi Poojan for all the eight metro rail projects, costing around Rs. 426.67 Crore. The eight metro stations are as follows: Subhash Nagar, Alkapuri, Rani Kamlapati, MP Nagar, DB City, Kendriya Vidyalaya, AIIMS, DRM Office.
Chauhan also asked for three appeals from the public present in the event. The first appeal is- everyone must play their part in being a responsible citizen by protecting the environment and planting at least one tree in a year. The occasion for planting can be one’s birthday, marriage anniversaries etc. He stated that the greenery and beauty of the state would increase with the planting of trees. No one should be involved in those activities which destroy the public property of the state.
In his second appeal, he requested people to take care of their help in the backdrop of the corona. He asked everyone to get vaccinated and maintain mutual distancing from one another. He also announced that the state is also providing a subsidy of around Rs. 2100 crore.
In the beginning, Manish Singh, Principal Secretary, Urban Development, announced the construction work of eight metro stations from today only. This part will connect the old and new cities from AIIMS to Subhash Nagar. The project is aimed at increasing Civic convenience as well as the protection of the environment.
MPMRCL is implementing the metro project in Indore and Bhopal. The two metro corridors of 30 Km are being built in Bhopal, one from AIIMS to Karond Square and Bhadbhada square to Ratnagiri Square.