Lucknow Metro|UP CS directs land departments to provide land to LMRC on priority basis


Lucknow: UP chief secretary Alok Ranjan on Monday issued directions to concerned departments to provide land required to Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) for stations and other purposes on priority basis. The CS was reviewing the implementation progress of Lucknow Metro.

In order to speed up the acquisition of private land for the project and resolve other land related issued, the CS constitued a committee headed by the divisional commissioner and comprising district magistrate, city magistrate and other officials of departments related to land acquisition and Metro as members.

The CS said that funds required for development of Lucknow Metro should be arranged on monthly basis and directed UP Housing Development board, Lucknow Development Authority and UP State Industrial Development Corporation to immediately provide their share of contribution to the LMRC. Expressing satisfaction over the progress in the metro project, he said that the work should be continued in the same spirit and manner in future to complete the project on deadline.

Managing Director, LMRC, Kumar Keshav presented the detailed progress against the key dates on the activities on primary section. He said that till now, the progress was according to the timelines specified to complete the project in December 2016.

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