PM to inaugurate Agra Metro Project

    at 9:29 pm

    New Delhi (NVI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the construction of the Agra Metro Project on December 7 via video conferencing.

    Comprising two corridors, the Agra Metro Project will connect major tourist attractions like Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Sikandra with railway stations and bus stands.

    The project will benefit the 26 lakh population of the city of Agra and will also cater to more than 60 lakh tourists who visit Agra every year.

    It will provide an environment-friendly Mass Rapid Transit System to the historic city of Agra. The estimated cost of the project will be Rs 8,379.62 cr which will be completed in 5 years and will cover an area of 29.4 km.

    Union Minister of Housing & Urban Affairs, Hardeep Singh Puri, Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath, and other dignitaries will also attend the event that will be held at 15 Battalion PAC parade ground in Agra.

    -CHK