HARYANA (Metro Rail News): The chief secretary of Haryana announced on 18th November that the 28.8-kilometre-long proposed metro connectivity route between HUDA City Center and Cyber City, Gurgaon, has been approved by the Public Investment Board (PIB), Government of India.
The line is anticipated to have 27 elevated stations Between Huda City Center and Cyber City, including a connection to the Dwarka expressway.
At the 50th meeting of the Board of Directors in Chandigarh, the chief secretary, Sanjeev Kaushal, made this statement while discussing the performance of the Haryana Mass Rapid Transport Corporation Limited (HMRTC).
According to him, the city of Gurgaon will be served by the proposed metro line. He also praised the HMRTC team’s efforts in clearing the project with the PIB.
He added that the metro corridor would provide an efficient and environment-friendly transport system to the people of Gurgaon and its vicinity. It would also help students, women, working class and office-going persons.
The chief secretary further said metro connectivity between Rezangla Chowk and Sector-21 Dwarka has already been approved by Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and is being sent to the Government of India for approval. “It will also give seamless connectivity from Gurgaon to IGI Airport,” he added.
The chief secretary ordered officials to speed up the project on the ground after reviewing the progress of the Passenger Rapid Transport (PRT) project pod cars to connect from Old Domestic Terminal, Chandigarh, to Shaheed Bhagat Singh International Airport Terminal.