Metro Rail Project for Allahabad
- On 17 August 2016 the Uttar Pradesh government approved a Metro Rail project for Allahabad. The decision was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.
- The DPRs (Detailed Project Report) for Allahabad will be presented by RITES, a Public sector engineering consultancy company, specializing in the field of transport infrastructure.
- The Union Government will bear 50% of the cost of the preparation of DPR for rest all the cost will be bear by Allahabad Development Authority (ADA).
- It should be known that the work of construction of Metro is going on in Lucknow and the DPRs (Detailed Project Report) for Varanasi and Kanpur have already been approved.
Time : Aug 22, 2016