SURAT (Metro Rail News): Metro work will start in Surat soon. A meeting was organized in Surat today in which it was decided that the first phase of Metro will be started from Surat Dream city to Kadarshala.
The meeting was done at Gandhinagar today at the chairmanship of Chief Secretary Mukesh Puri, which was attended by officials of Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation and M/o. The commissioner was present. As per the decision, the Gujarat Government has decided to implement Surat Municipal Corporation. The commissioner has been named as “Managing Director” of Surat Metro Rail Corporation.
From now on every metro rail meeting will be done at Surat and every issue will be discussed in it and urgently new staff will be appointed for it. In the first phase, “Surat Dream City to Kadarsh Ki Nala” will have to be metro.
It is worth mentioning that the DPR of the Metro Rail Project in Surat was approved. Rs 12,114 crore DPR has been approved for Surat Metro. In which both the central and the state government will contribute 50-50% In the first phase, two corridors of Metro will be prepared.
The first corridor will be 22 km from Sarathana to Khajad Dreamstate while the second corridor will be ready on a 19-kilometer route from Sarolini. Now, Surat’s traffic problem will be relaxed even when Surat gets metro rail.