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Bonanza for Mumbai: Ahead of BMC polls, Centre clears projects worth Rs 10,947 crore

Centre's decision comes a day after BJP's sterling performance in civic body polls

Sanjay Jog  |  Mumbai 

A day after ruling BJP's sterling performance in the 164 municipal councils and nagar panchayats across Maharashtra, the Centre has cleared an ambitious Rs 10,947 crore Mumbai Urban Transport Project (MUTP) phase III, to be implemented between 2017 and 2022. These projects will be undertaken on central, western and harbour railway lines which carry over 7.6 million passengers daily, in Greater Mumbai and suburbs. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to make announcement in this regard during his visit to the city on Decemver 10 to lay foundation stone for the Rs 10,986 crore DN ...

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