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324 Km of metro rail operational in India now, says Venkaiah Naidu

Centre allocated funds for urban development in Tamil Nadu under various schemes

BS REPORTER  |  Chennai 

With the opening of the near nine-kilometer metro lane in Chennai, around 324 kilometres of metro rail will be operational in the country in the cities of Delhi and NCR, Gurgaon, Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru, Jaipur and Mumbai, said Minister of Urban Development, Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation, M Venkaiah Naidu.

During the inauguration of the 8.61-kilometer metro line from Little Mount to Airport today, he said that Chennai has around 19 kilometres of metro operational out of the total 45 kilometres in Phase 1 of the Chennai Metro Rail Project. The Government of India has so far ...

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First Published: Wed, September 21 2016. 19:10 IST
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