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Rs 920-cr transit corridor at Delhi's Pragati Maidan opens after 3-yr delay

The Pragati Maidan transit corridor project is designed to speed up travel, provide direct connectivity to Pragati Maidan; relief for commuters stuck in traffic jams in areas such as ITO

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspects the newly inaugurated Pragati Maidan Integrated Transit Corridor, in New Delhi
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspects the newly inaugurated Pragati Maidan Integrated Transit Corridor, in New Delhi

Dhruvaksh Saha New Delhi
Prime minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated the main tunnel and five underpasses of the Pragati Maidan integrated transit corridor, which is a part of the larger redevelopment project of the area.

Built at a cost of Rs 920-crore, the corridor began in 2017 and was expected to be completed by 2019. Several deadlines were missed amid congestion issues and then the Covid-19 pandemic.

“This is a New India that solves the problems, takes new pledges and works tirelessly to realize those pledges”, Modi said at the inauguration.

Located near the centre of the city, the

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First Published: Jun 19 2022 | 5:56 PM IST

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