Akhilesh for Metro, mono-rail in major UP cities
To ease traffic congestions, CM Akhilesh Yadav asked officials to prepare a feasibility report for starting Metro, mono-rail and BRTS services.
Lucknow: To ease traffic congestions in
Lucknow, Kanpur, Agra and Varanasi, Chief Minister Akhilesh
Yadav on Saturday asked officials to prepare a feasibility report
for starting Metro, mono-rail and BRTS services, and expedite
implementation of the second phase of Metro project in
Yadav, who was reviewing the working of housing and urban
planning department, asked the officials to prepare the report
early, an official spokesman said.
He favoured implementation of northern peripheral by-pass
project in Ghazibad on the Public-Private Partnership mode at
the earliest, besides implementing the second phase of metro
project there, the spokesman said.
Yadav directed for setting up an IT park in Lucknow to
help youth get employment at the local level, besides asking
for construction of flyover for dealing with the problem of
traffic jams on the Lucknow-Kanpur national highway.
The Chief Minister also directed to give shape to the Jai
Prakash Narian International project in Gomti Nagar area of
the state capital.