The Union Cabinet today approved the extension of the Delhi Metro corridor from Dilshad Garden to New Bus Adda Ghaziabad.
The total distance of the extended line will be 9.41 km. The Cabinet has also approved contribution of Rs. 324.87 crore as central financial assistance for extension at the total completion cost of Rs. 1,781.21 crore, an official press release said.
The implementation of the project would provide the much needed additional public transport infrastructure to the National Capital Region (NCR).
The project is being implemented by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. (DMRC), the existing Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) of the Government of India and Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (GNCTD), it added.
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