Agra Metro project: Here's what you should know
First Published Dec 7, 2020, 1:35 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated via video conferencing the construction of Phase 1 of Agra Metro Rail Project which will benefit the 26 lakh population of the city of Agra and will also cater to more than 60 lakh tourists.
* The Agra Metro project comprises 2 corridors with a total length of 29.4 km and connects major tourist attractions like Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Sikandra with railway stations and bus stands.
* The project will benefit the 26 lakh population of the city of Agra and will also cater to more than 60 lakh tourists who visit Agra every year.
* It will provide an environment-friendly Mass Rapid Transit System to the historic city of Agra.
* The estimated cost of the project will be Rs 8,379.62 crore which will be completed in 5 years.
UP CM Yogi Adityanath has taken up several such projects to improve transportation facilities