Delayed Bhopal Light Metro Project Is A Distance Dream

bhopalThe Light metro project in the city of Bhopal has no way out of getting practical. First it was thought in 2010 and got announced too and this is also a public-private partnership PPP. Further due to the model code of conduct impacting civic polls has once again cold storage the Bhopal-Indore light metro project.

This from mass rapid transit system MRTS has been striked for 3rd time in couple of years because of poll code.

Actually in last december there should be a Proposal to form a company on PPP mode placement  before the cabinet for approval. Again the poll code had played troop that missed the introduction of proposal in the recently held cabinet meeting.

Earlier for 5 months in the year 2013 & 2014 the project got delayed because of assembly & parliamentary elections.

For this project a feasibility survey was conducted in 2012 which was suppose to commence by 2010 and end in 2011. It is an eighty kilometer track at the cost of Rs 21,000 crores with 20% of state govt and remaining 60% of Japan International Cooperation Agency JICA and few financial institutions.

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