UMTA grants approval to metro rail comprehensive mobility plan
The comprehensive mobility plan (CMP) of the Uttarakhand metro rail project was granted approval in a meeting of the Unified Metropolitan Transport Authority (UMTA) presided over by chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat here on Thursday.
With the cooperation of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, a detailed project report on rope-way system in Dehradun city is being prepared. The metro project includes construction of metro light in Haridwar-Rishikesh and Nepali Farm-Vidhan Sabha corridor along with personal rapid transit (PRT) system in Haridwar city, for which approval was granted.
In the meeting, The Uttarakhand metro rail managing director Jitendra Tyagi made a detailed presentation on the planned metro light system in Dehradun, Haridwar and Rishikesh. He also informed about the route plan study for metro light rail from Haridwar to Rishikesh and from Dehradun to Nepali Farm. The managing director further informed about the plan prepared for Dehradun and Haridwar cities.
It is pertinent to mention here that the UMTA has been formed under the chairmanship of the CM. The Urban Development and Housing minister Madan Kaushik is the vice chairman, the chief secretary Utpal Kumar Singh is the member secretary and secretaries of housing, finance, transport, planning, revenue and urban development are members of the UMTA. Kaushik along with principal secretary Anand Bardhan, secretary Nitesh Jha and other officials concerned were also present in the meeting.
Friday, 12 June 2020 | PNS | Dehradun
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