Bangalore: Government has started preparations for taking up Phase-3 of the Metro project with an aim of providing a total of 250 km long Metro lines in Bengaluru in the next five years, said Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday.
CM, in his address on the occasion of 71st Independent Day at Manekshaw Parade ground, said Metro Phase-3 is proposed to be of 92 km long.
Work on 72km of Metro Phase-II is going on a brisk pace & it is likely to be completed by 2020.
Phase II (B) – Nagawara to Kempegowda International Airport has received in-principle clearance, Phase II (A) – from Silk Board junction – KR Puram is at the tendering stage.
He stated,“The city needs world class infrastructure to match its status as a knowledge and an innovation hub. In the last four years, we have made consistent efforts to build infrastructure ofthe city and I am glad to say that the results are showing (sic).”