Date of Post: 03 July, 2018
Bangalore: The Bangalore Metro Rail will complete 118 kilometer of lane length by March 2021, Governor Vajubhai R. Vala said.“The state is aware of the infrastructure gaps in Bengaluru. It is necessary to effectively implement traffic control, drinking water systems and housing programmes in the city. The government will strive towards the integrated development of the city,” he said in his address to a joint session of the legislature as the state’s newly-elected 15th assembly began its first session.
- He said,”The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation (BMRCL) will complete 118 km of lane length by March 2021, increasing the passenger capacity from the current 3.6 lakh per day to nearly 20 lakh.”
- “The state plans to implement the ‘Intelligent Transport System’ in the core parts of Bengaluru city – free wifi, closed circuit camera, panic alarm and SOS button in mobile app for women’s safety will be provided in buses,” he added.
- He said, with the commissioning of 2,000 MW capacity Pavagada Solar Park in Tumakuru district, the state now has a total power generation capacity of 26,985 MW.
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