Chandigarh: Decks have been cleared for
extension of the Delhi Metro to Faridabad.
The Haryana government Monday approved state`s share of
Rs 1,588.60 crore for fully elevated Metro link to the city.
A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting,
presided over by Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, here,
an official spokesman said.
The estimated cost of the project is Rs 2,533 crore and
out of this, the Centre will shell out Rs 544.40 crore, the
meeting was told.
The project is slated to start in October this year
and will be completed by March 31, 2013.
The 13.87-km long line, an extension of the Central
Secretariat-Badarpur route, will have nine stations up to
YMCA Chowk in Faridabad, the spokesman said.