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Ghaziabad Metro extension plan passed in GDA board meeting

Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) Board Wednesday Approved The Plan To Extend Noida Sector 62 Metro Route Up To Indirapuram In Ghaziabad.

PTI | Updated on: 28 Sep 2016, 08:11:19 AM
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Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) board Wednesday  approved the plan to extend Noida sector 62 metro route up to Indirapuram in Ghaziabad.

The plan was one of the 47 proposals passed at a GDA meeting here which was was chaired by Principal Secretary (Housing), Sadakant and presided by Vice-Chairman of GDA Vijay Yadav.

“Metro rail service will be extended from Noida sector 62 to Indirapuram via Vasundhara to Mohan Nagar trisection and Blue line metro rail service from Vaishali to Mohan Nagar.  Approvals in this regard will be sought from the UP government and the Centre,” said Yadav.

“Apart from borrowing loan from the National capital region planning board, the GDA will meet out future expenditure for metro expansion plan from its infrastructure fund,” he added.

GDA has already paid Rs 95 lakh to Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) as its service tax to prepare detailed project report (DPR) for the 9.5 km-long stretch. “Sanction for this amount has also been granted today in the board meeting,” Yadav said. 

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First Published : 28 Sep 2016, 08:07:00 AM

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