MMRDA Tables Rs 6,976-cr Budget; Rs 3200 Crore For Metro Lines
Monorail phase-II has been allotted Rs 208 crore, and a paltry Rs 75 crore for augumenting civic amenities at BKC.
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The city's planning and development authority MMRDA today approved a Rs 6,976.50-crore budget for fiscal 2018, out of which the seven proposed metro projects will get Rs 3,210 crore and Rs 1,200 crore for MTHL.
Water resources will get Rs 300 crore while monorail phase-II has been allotted Rs 208 crore, and a paltry Rs 75 crore for augumenting civic amenities at BKC.
The authority has alloted Rs 1,000 crore each for the Dahisar-DN Nagar Metro-2A corridor (18.5-km, Rs 6,410 crore) and the Andheri East-Dahisar East Metro-7 corridor (16.5-km, Rs 6,208 crore).
The Colaba-Bandra-Seepz Metro-3 will get Rs 800 crore and DN Nagar to Mandale Metro-2B (23.5-km, Rs 10,986 crore) and Wadala-Ghatkopar-Thane-Kasarvadavli Metro-4 corridors (32 -km, Rs 14,549 crore) have been alloted Rs 200 crore each.
The recently approved Thane-Bhiwandi-Kalyan Metro-5 (24-km, Rs 8,416 crore) and Swami Samarth Nagar-JVLR-Seepz- Vikhroli Metro-6 corridors (14.5-km, Rs 6,672 crore) have been given a token grant of Rs 5 crore each.
The authority also approved the new 13-km Dahisar East-Mira-Bhayander Metro line-9, which will have 10 stations and needs Rs 6,518 crore.
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