Tue. Feb 27th, 2024


Gurugram Metro Rail Limited (GMRL), a brand new firm, will implement the metro connectivity undertaking from Millennium City Centre to Cyber City in Gurugram, Haryana Chief Secretary, Sanjeev Kaushal, who can also be the Chairman of Haryana Mass Rapid Transport Corporation (HMRTC), stated on Thursday.

GMRL, the brand new firm, might be a three way partnership (JV) between the Central and the Haryana governments — 50 per cent every. It might be headed by the Union Secretary for Urban Development. All upcoming initiatives might be applied by the GMRL, Kaushal stated whereas presiding over the 54th assembly of the HMRTC right here.

The estimated value for the metro connectivity undertaking between Millennium City Centre and Cyber City, spanning 28.50 km with 27 stations, stands at Rs 5452.72 crore.

Processes for pre-construction actions, together with geotechnical investigations and design consultations, have already been initiated.

The undertaking will present a round mobility hall connecting Millennium metropolis centre to Subhash Chowk to Railway station, Rezangla Chowk to Cyber City coming full circle, he stated.

The Chief Secretary additional stated that HMRTC has witnessed a strong surge in each ridership and earnings, reflecting its resilience and dedication to offering environment friendly city transit options.

Rapid Metro Gurugram skilled a formidable 35.54 per cent surge in ridership in comparison with the identical interval final 12 months. The cumulative ridership reached a formidable 80, 13, 765 passengers, marking a big leap from the 59, 12, 457 recorded within the earlier 12 months, he stated.

The whole earnings throughout the six months ending September 30 noticed a noteworthy 53.84 per cent improve, reaching Rs. 26.26 crores in comparison with Rs 17.07 crores in the identical interval final 12 months. Revenue from operations grew by 37.73 per cent, reaching Rs. 14.37 crores, whereas non-fare income witnessed an distinctive 97.52 per cent improve, reaching Rs. 11.53 crores. The losses plummeted to Rs 47 lakh from Rs 7.51 crores, the Chief Secretary added.

Kaushal additional stated that Rezangla Chowk to Sector 21, Dwarka Rail undertaking, is an 8.40 km hall, that includes seven stations, and comes with a completion value of Rs 1891.56 crore. The approval of the Detailed Project Report (DPR) has initiated discussions on optimum station places.

Apart from this, the metro connectivity undertaking from Vatika Chowk to Panchgaon in Gurugram envisions a 30 km hall, with M/s RITES because the appointed marketing consultant. Diligent work on the DPR is in progress, with an Inception Report submitted on September 1, 2023, he added.

Proposals for route changes and potential termination on the current Rapid Metro Station at Sector-56, Gurugram, are beneath exploration, including strategic planning layers to offer last-mile connectivity to the general public. Officers have been directed to finish this by April 30, 2024, the Chief Secretary stated.

Following an announcement by Haryana Chief Minister Mahonar Lal, the extension of metro connectivity from Ballabhgarh to Palwal has been set in movement, he stated.

With a tentative hall size of 25 km and 10 proposed stations, a Techno Feasibility Study is underway, positioning this extension as a crucial hyperlink in enhancing regional connectivity, he added.

The authorities’s dedication to metro extensions from Bahadurgarh metro to Asoudha to attach with the Haryana Orbit Rail Network and Kundli Manesar Palwal Expressway, consultants have been requested to submit the ridership evaluation examine on the earliest, the Chief Secretary stated.

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