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LG directs DMRC to prepare detailed drawings of MMI plans for all metro stations


Press Trust of India New Delhi
Lt Governor Anil Baijal Tuesday expressed concern over the "slow progress" in the implementation of multi-modal integration (MMI) plans for transport infrastructure in the city and directed the DMRC to prepare detailed drawings of MMI for all metro stations, officials said.
Baijal gave the directions during the 59th Governing Body meeting of UTTIPEC (Unified Traffic Transportation Infrastructure (Planning and Engineering) Centre), a planning agency of the DDA, at the Raj Niwas here.
The meeting, chaired by the LG, was held to discuss the action taken report on the MMI plans for metro stations approved by the UTTIPEC, the DDA said in a statement.
"The LG expressed concern over the slow progress in the implementation of MMI plan for metro stations and the lack of co-ordination among various agencies, like the DMRC, PWD, traffic police, municipal corporations, the DTTDC, etc," the statement read.
After detailed deliberations, Baijal directed the DMRC to "prepare detailed drawings of MMI for all metro stations and forward the same within three months to the respective executing agency for implementation on their part".
UTTIPEC will review monthly the progress of implementation of MMI plans for metro stations, it said.
UTTIPEC has approved conceptual MMI plans for 60 DMRC Phase-III metro stations and 10 MMI plans for existing metro stations (Phase I and Phase II) during the last four years, the DDA said.
MMI is planning of the immediate zone around metro stations to integrate ISBT/ local bus stand, feeder buses, wherever feasible to also includes approach roads, pedestrian walkways, parking areas for public conveniences. MMI helps in improving the last-mile connectivity and unhindered traffic around metro stations.
UTTIPEC made detailed presentation on the status of implementation of MMI plans by executing agencies (DMRC and PWD) on the basis of site inspection with respect to these metro stations: Kashmere Gate, Nehru Enclave, Nehru Place, South Campus (Dhaula Kuan), Moti Bagh and Mayur Vihar Phase-I, the statement said.
The meeting was attended by managing director of the DMRC, vice chairman of the DDA, principal secretary and engineer-in-chief of PWD, senior traffic officials and other senior officers.

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First Published: Jan 29 2019 | 10:55 PM IST

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