Cabinet approves Delhi Metro’s Phase – 4 Project

Cabinet approves Delhi Metro

Question: Recently Delhi Metro’s Phase – 4 project has been approved by the Union Cabinet. How many priority corridors have been established in this project?
(a) Only 2
(b) Only 3
(c) Only 4
(d) Only 5
Answer: (b)
Related facts:

  • On 7th March, 2019; the Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved Delhi Metro’s Phase – 4 Project.
  • The project has 3 priority corridors covering length of 61.679 km.
  • Out of the total 61.679 km, 22.359 km will be built underground and 39.320 km will be constructed as elevated section.
  • A total of 46 stations including 17 underground stations and 29 stations as elevated sections will be constructed in these corridors.
  • The total completion cost of three metro corridors will be Rs.24,948.65 crore.
  • The project will be implemented by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. (DMRC), the existing 50:50 Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) of the Government of India and Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (GNCTD).
  • After the completion of these corridors of Phase – 4, coverage of Metro Network will exceed 400 Kilometers thereby connecting more areas of the national capital and more interchange stations will be at use.

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http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=189270

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