Date Of Post: 11 Apr, 2018
Mumbai: Additional Commissioner of MMRDA, Pravin Darade, on Tuesday, visited the Andheri (East) to Dahisar (East) Metro-7 corridor. He expressed his satisfaction about the progress on the project. He was accompanied by PRK Murthy, Director, Metro Projects; Tanaji Bhosale, Chief Engineer and other senior officials from MMRDA.
Darade said in a release,“This was a pre-monsoon preparation visit to ensure that the project faces minimum issues during the monsoon. We all are aware of the vagaries of Mumbai monsoon. It can throw up various riddles and catch all unawares. Of course, I was also happy to note 40% progress on the project.”
During the visit
- According to the release, Darade along with his team visited Shankarwadi Station, Aarey Station & Pushpa Park Station on the corridor.
- He further instructed the contractors about the safety measures that need to be taken especially during monsoon and to strictly adhere to the engineering book, it said.
- He interacted with officials and contractors at the Dindoshi office on the corridor, it said.
About The Project:
- It said, the MMRDA is striving hard to complete the Andheri (East) to Dahisar (East) Metro-7 corridor by 2021.
- The estimated cost of the project is Rs 6,208 crore.
- Once open, the corridor is expected to carry 4.07 lakh commuters daily in 2021.