Meerut: Chief secretary, Rajive Kumar, directed officials to send the revised DPR (Detailed Project Reports) of Kanpur, Agra & Meerut metro rail projects to the Centre immediately after necessary approvals from the state government.
The new Metro Rail Policy 2017 makes alternate analysis of other modes of mass transit system like BRTS (Bus Rapid Transit System), Light Rail Transit etc mandatory.
Kumar, who was taking stock of proposed metro rail projects in the state, on Wednesday asked the officials to also send the comprehensive mobility plan study & alternate analysis report along with the DPR of these cities.
Also, the chief secretary set July 1 deadline for commencement of work on the proposed Delhi-Meerut RRTS (Rapid Rail Transit System).
The chief secretary asked the officials to complete necessary formalities for inviting bids for the Delhi-Meerut RRTS project & set 2024 completion deadline.