MoU signed for DPR on Patna Metro

The Bihar government has signed a MoU with a consultant - RITES Ltd - for feasibility study and DPR preparation for the proposed 30-km Patna Metro.

Last Updated: Jun 18, 2013, 13:57 PM IST

Patna: The Bihar government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a consultant - RITES Ltd - for feasibility study and Detailed Project Report preparation for the proposed 30-km Patna Metro railway project, officials said on Tuesday.

The MoU was signed between RITES Director (Projects) Arbind Kumar and Urban Development Secretary S Siddarth yesterday.

Under the agreement, RITES will be required to submit the feasibility report by September 2013 and DPR by December 2013, they said.
In its scope of works, the consultant will be required to identity the mass transit corridors on the basis of detailed traffic demand assessment study, topographic survey, soil survey at 500 meters interval on the proposed stretch among other measures, they said.

PTI