Pune: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Pune Metro Rail Project today. He also laid the foundation stone and inaugurated multiple developmental projects.
Speaking on the occasion, Prime Minister said that while Metro services were available in very few cities till 2014, today more than two dozen cities are either being benefitted by the metro services or are on the verge of getting it.
Maharashtra, he said, has quite a significant share of this expansion if we look at Mumbai, Thane, Nagpur and Pimpri-Chinchwad Pune.
“This Metro will ease mobility in Pune, give relief from pollution and jams, increase the ease of living of the people of Pune”, Prime Minister said.
He also called upon the people of Pune, specially the well-off people, to make it a habit to use Metro and other public transport, official release said.