Ghaziabad: Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) board on Tuesday approved the plan to extend Noida sector 62 metro route up to Indirapuram in Ghaziabad.
The plan was one of the 47 proposals passed at a GDA meeting in Ghaziabad which was was chaired by Principal Secretary (Housing), Sadakant and presided by Vice-Chairman of GDA Vijay Yadav.
“Metro rail service will be extended from Noida sector 62 to Indirapuram via Vasundhara to Mohan Nagar trisection and Blue line metro rail service from Vaishali to Mohan Nagar.
Approvals in this regard will be sought from the UP government and the Centre,” said Mr Yadav.
“Apart from borrowing loan from the National capital region planning board, the GDA will meet out future expenditure for metro expansion plan from its infrastructure fund,” he added.
GDA has already paid Rs. 95 lakh to Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) as its service tax to prepare detailed project report (DPR) for the 9.5 km-long stretch.
“Sanction for this amount has also been granted today in the board meeting,” Mr Yadav said.