Date of Post: 15 Feb, 2019
In a major boost for regional mobility in the National Capital Region (NCR), the Haryana Cabinet, in its meeting held on 14th February 2019, has approved the Detailed Project Report (DPR) of 106 km long Delhi-Gurugram-SNB (Shahjahanpur-Neemrana-Behror Urban Complex) Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) corridor.
- The Cabinet also approved the gross contribution of Rs 6,436 crore towards the project cost.
- For 2019-20, the Cabinet approved a seed capital of Rs 500 crore which will come from the state exchequer.
- The NCRTC (National Capital Region Transport Corporation) Board, which is the implementing agency for the project, had approved the 106km corridor DPR (Detailed Project Report) in December last year.
- In addition, the slab of purchasable Floor Area Ratio (FAR) was raised to 1.25 within 1.5 km of the RRTS corridor.
- The Delhi-Gurugram-SNB corridor is planned to be implemented in 3 stages:
- In stage 1, Delhi-Gurugram-SNB Urban Complex will be constructed
- In stage 2, it will be extended from SNB Urban Complex to Sotanala
- In stage 3 SNB Urban Complex to Alwar will be constructed
- Pre-construction work like geotechnical investigation has recently commenced in Gurugram.
- Tenders for pile loading test have also been floated by NCRTC for this corridor.
- The corridor will be elevated for about 71 km (11 stations) and the remaining 35 km (5 stations) will be constructed underground, mostly in Delhi and Gurugram.
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