Aug 24, 2016

Central Railway Gives In-Principle Approval For Pune Metro Project

Central Railway Gives In-Principle Approval For Pune Metro Project
Central Railway has given its in-principle approval to the proposed Pune Metro Rail Project.
PUNE: The Central Railway (CR) has given its in-principle approval to the proposed Pune Metro Rail Project which was necessary as portion of the metro project passes through the railway land in the city.

The CR recently sent a letter to the Pune Municipal Commissioner, in which it granted its in-principle approval.
The letter was brought before the media by Pune MP, Anil Shirole, in Pune on Monday.

Talking about the development, Mr Shirole said, "Since the issue of approval from Railways for the project was raised during the preliminary Public Investment Board (PIB) meeting at Delhi on June 23, I met Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu and conveyed the urgency."

"Following the meeting on August 5, the Central Railway gave its 'in principle approval' for the project. Now, it will help in its speedy implementation," he added.
Source - NDTV