PM Modi inaugurates construction work of Agra Metro Project

Agra Metro

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the construction work of  Rs 8379 crore Agra Metro Project on Monday, December 07 through video conferencing. It is expected to be completed in five years. This metro project will strengthen the mission related to the establishment of smart facilities in Agra,  PM  Modi said. his project is spread across two corridors and will boost ‘Ease of Living’ for the people of Agra as well as benefit tourists who visit this vibrant city, “he added.

The project comprises two corridors with a total length of 29.4 kilometers and connects major tourist attractions like Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Sikandra with railway stations and bus stands. It will benefit 26 lakh people of Agra city and more than 60 lakh tourists who visit Agra every year. M Modi had inaugurated the Agra Metro project on March 8 last year, along with the commencement of commercial operations of Lucknow Metro on the entire 23 km long North-South corridor from CCS Airport to Munshipulia. The Agra  Metro will provide an environment friendly Mass Rapid Transit System to Agra. Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and other dignitaries  attended the event held at 15 Battalion PAC parade ground in Agra.pic course to Telegraph, India

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